Politics and Public Sector in International Comparison (ILV)

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Course lecturer:

FH-Prof.in MMag.a Dr.in

 Kathrin Stainer-Hämmerle

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Specialization AreaPublic Management
Course numberB4.06363.53.130
Course codeP&ÖSe
Curriculum2016
Semester of degree program Semester 5
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
SPPW2,0
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction German

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

describe the method of comparison and categorize and explain government and administration systems.
conduct in-depth country analysis of government and administration systems based on economic criteria.
identify systematic similarities and differences across countries and analyse convergent/divergent development trends.

Variables and criteria of comparison
Government and administration typologies
Selected country-specific government and administration system comparative analyses
Convergente and/or divergent developments

Gabriel, O./Kropp, S. (Hrsg.), 2008, Die EU-Staaten im Vergleich, 3., aktual. u. erw. Aufl., Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

Ismayr, W. (Hrsg.), 2010, Die politischen Systeme Osteuropas, 3., aktual. u. erw. Aufl., Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

Ismayr, W. (Hrsg.), 2009, Die politischen Systeme Westeuropas, 4., aktual. u. überarb. Aufl., Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

Kickert, W. (Hrsg.), 2008, The Study of Public Management in Europe and the US - A comparative analysis of national distinctiveness, London, New York: Routledge

Lectures
Discussion
Individual work and group work

Oral exam 40 %
Written exam 60 %