Basics of Politics and Government
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Course code
RIT6001.YK
old course code
RIT6001
Course title in Estonian
Poliitika ja valitsemise alused
Course title in English
Basics of Politics and Government
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
assessment
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The course introduces the main concepts of politics, administration policy and government.


Brief description of the course
Politics and government and its research. People in politics. Political culture. Ideologies. Movements, interest and pressure groups. Parties. Elections. Political competition and policy-making. State, power and legitimacy. Political regimes. Basics of public authority, legislative-, executive and juridical branch. Government, governance, state and economy, welfare state. World politics, international relations, European Union.
Student work includes studying course materials and will be assessed via seminar assignments and written final examination.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of the basic terms and concepts of politics and governance.
Teacher
Leif Kalev, Liana Roosmaa
Study programmes containing that course
Public Relations (KOSKB/15.FK)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/15.YK)
Philosophy (HIFIB/15.HT)
Anthropology (HIANB/15.HT)
Law (AKLB/15.YK)
History (AIAJB/15.HT)
Law (AKOB/15.YK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/15.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/15.YK)
Audiovisual media (BFMB/15.FK)
Journalism (KOAB/15.FK)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/15.YK)
Information Science (INITB/15.DT)
Sociology (RASLB/15.YK)
Psychology (PSPSB/15.LT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/15.LT)
Psychology (PSPSB/14.LT)
Law (AKLB/14.YK)
Sociology (RASLB/14.YK)
History (AIAJB/14.HT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/14.LT)
Public Relations (KOSKB/14.FK)
Philosophy (HIFIB/14.HT)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/14.YK)
Law (AKOB/14.YK)
Information Science (INITB/14.DT)
Public and Business Management (RKHKB/14.YK)
Anthropology (HIANB/14.HT)
Social Sciences (KKSB/14.YK)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/14.YK)
Film Arts (BFFVB/14.FK)
Audiovisual media (BFMB/14.FK)
Journalism (KOAB/14.FK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/14.YK)
Law (AKLB/13.YK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/13.YK)
Audiovisual media (BFMB/13.FK)
Philosophy (HIFIB/13.HT)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/13.YK)
Sociology (RASLB/13.YK)
History (AIAJB/13.HT)
Journalism (KOAB/13.FK)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/13.YK)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/13.YK)
Information Science (INITB/13.DT)
Public Relations (KOSKB/13.FK)
Anthropology (HIANB/13.HT)
Public and Business Management (RKHKB/13.YK)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/13.LT)
Law (AKOB/13.YK)
Psychology (PSPSB/13.LT)
Law (AKLB/12.YK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/12.YK)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/12.YK)
Liberal Arts in Humanities (KKLHB/12.HT)
Journalism (KOAB/12.FK)
Law with Management (AKJB/12.YK)
Philosophy (HIFIB/12.HT)
Psychology (PSPSB/12.LT)
Sociology (RASLB/12.YK)
Information Science (INITB/12.DT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/12.LT)
Social Work (STSTB/12.YK)
Law (AKOB/12.YK)
Public Relations (KOSKB/12.FK)
Anthropology (HIANB/12.HT)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/12.YK)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/12.YK)
Public and Business Management (RKHKB/12.YK)
Social Pedagogy (RKSPB/12.YK)
History (AIAJB/12.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/12.HT)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/12_1.YK)
Audiovisual media (BFMB/12.FK)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/11.LT)
Marketing (AKMRB/11.YK)
Public and Business Management (RKHKB/11.YK)
Sociology (RASLB/11.YK)
Advertising and Publicity Studies (KORMB/11.FK)
Physics (with Minor Field of Study) (MLFB/11.LT)
Social Work (STSTB/11.YK)
Law (AKOB/11.YK)
Audiovisual media (BFMB/11.FK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/11_2.YK)
Journalism (SKAMB/11.FK)
Information Science (INITB/11.DT)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/11.YK)
Choreography (KUKOB/11.FK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/11_1.YK)
Public Relations (KOSKB/11.FK)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/11.YK)
Social Work (RKSTB/11.RK)
Marketing (AKMRB/12.YK)
Psychology (PSPSB/11.LT)
History (AIAJB/11.HT)
Social Pedagogy (RKSPB/11.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/11.YK)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/11-1.YK)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/11_1.YK)
Humanities (KKHB/11.HT)
Liberal Arts in Social Sciences (KKLSB/11_2.YK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/11.YK)
Advertising and Publicity Studies (KORMB/11-T.FK)
Sociology (RASLB/10.YK)
Information Science (INITB/10-1.DT)
Public and Business Management (RIHKB/10.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/10.YK)
Journalism (SKAMB/10.FK)
Information Science (INITB/10.DT)
Social Work (STSTB/10.YK)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/10.LT)
History (AIAJB/10.HT)
Social Pedagogy (RKSPB/10.YK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/10_1.YK)
Psychology (PSPSB/10.LT)
Advertising and Publicity Studies (KORMB/10.FK)
Advertising and Publicity Studies (KORMB/10-T.FK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/10_1e.YK)
Psychology (PSPSB/10N.LT)
Social Sciences (KKSB/10_2.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/10-3.YK)
Journalism (SKAMB/10E.FK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/10.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/10-4.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/10-2.YK)
Social Sciences (KKSB/10_2e.YK)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/10-1.YK)
Film Arts (BFFVB/10.FK)
Physics (with Minor Field of Study) (MLFB/10.LT)
Social Work (RKSTB/10.RK)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/09.LT)
History (AIAJB/09.HT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/09.LT)
Information Science (INITB/09.DT)
Social Work (STSTB/09.YK)
Sociology (RASLB/09.YK)
Geoecology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLGB/09.LT)
Geoecology (with Minor Field of Study) (MLGB/08.LT)
Information Science (INITB/08-1.DT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/08.LT)
Information Science (INITB/08-2.DT)
Information Science (INITB/08.DT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/08.LT)
Public and Business Management (HKHKB/08.HK)
Physics (with Minor Field of Study) (MLFB/08.LT)
Sociology (RASLB/08.YK)
Computer Science (IFIFB/08.DT)
History (AIAJB/08.HT)
History (AIAJB/07.HT)
Public and Business Management (HKHKB/07.HK)
Information Science (INITB/07.DT)
Social Work (STSTB/07.YK)
Sociology (RASLB/07.YK)
History (AIAJB/06.HT)
Information Science (INITB/06.DT)
Sociology (RASLB/06.YK)
Public and Business Management (HKHKB/06.HK)
Information Science (INITB/05.DT)
History (AIAJB/05.HT)
Psychology (PSPSB/05.LT)
History (AIAJB/04.HT)
Politics and Government (RIRIB/00.YK)
Psychology (PSPSB/00.LT)
Computer Science (IFIFB/00.DT)
History (AIAJB/00.HT)
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