|SCHOOL||SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SCIENCES|
|LEVEL OF STUDIES||LEVEL 6|
|COURSE CODE||37||SEMESTER||2nd & 4th|
|COURSE TITLE||Political Parties and Social Policy|
If the ECTS Credits are distributed in distinct parts of the course e.g. lectures, labs etc. If the ECTS Credits are awarded to the whole course, then please indicate the teaching hours per week and the corresponding ECTS Credits.
|TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK||ECTS CREDITS|
|Please, add lines if necessary.Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.|
Background, GeneralKnowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development
|TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE:||GREEK|
|COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:||ΝΟ|
- LEARNING OUTCOMES
|Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.|
(a) Analyze the relationship between political parties and social policy
(b) Understand how changes in the field of politics, economy, and society affect the social policy
(c) Analyze the role of ideologies in shaping the social policy.
(d) Analyze how economic crises affect the social policy and the welfare state
|Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module|
|Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,
Adaptation to new situations
Working in an international environment
Working in an interdisciplinary environment
Production of new research ideas
|Project design and management
Equity and Inclusion
Respect for the natural environment
Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues
Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning
|Adaptation to new situations, Decision making, Autonomous work, Teamwork, Working in an interdisciplinary environment, Equity and Inclusion, Critical thinking, Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning|
- COURSE CONTENT
2. Elite parties and Welfare in 19th century
3. Mass parties and social agenda
4. Monarchic Welfare policies
5. Fordism and the Progressive Movement in USA
6. Economic crisis, fascism and authoritarian corporatism
7. Catch-all strategy, democratic corporatism and welfare state
8. The Movement of May 1968 and post-material demands
9. Economic crisis of 1970’s, neoliberalism and restriction policies
10. Socialist parties and Neoliberalism in Europe. The socialism of the South European parties
11. Political cartelization and social policy
12. Globalization, neoliberal consensus and economic crisis
13. Political parties and social policy under COVID 19
- LEARNING & TEACHING METHODS – EVALUATION
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
|Face to face|
|USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
|Power Point Slides
Posting key elements of the course at e-class.
The ways and methods of teaching are described in detail.
Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory Exercise, Field Exercise, Bibliographicresearch& analysis, Tutoring, Internship (Placement), Clinical Exercise, Art Workshop, Interactive learning, Study visits, Study / creation, project, creation, project. Etc.
The supervised and unsupervised workload per activity is indicated here, so that total workload per semester complies to ECTS standards.
Description of the evaluation process
Assessment Language, Assessment Methods, Formative or Concluding, Multiple Choice Test, Short Answer Questions, Essay Development Questions, Problem Solving, Written Assignment, Essay / Report, Oral Exam, Presentation in audience, Laboratory Report,Clinical examination of a patient,Artistic interpretation, Other/Others
Please indicate all relevant information about the course assessment and how students are informed
Written Assignment or Oral Exam
Sassoon, D., (2001), One Hundred Years of Socialism, Vol. A & B, Athens: Kastanioti (in Greek)
Eley, G., (2010), Forging Democracy: History of European Left, Vol A & B, Athens: Savvalas (in Greek).
Alvater, E., (2006), Globalization, Privatization and Public Goods, Athens: The Monthly Review Imprint (in Greek)
Berman, S., (2014), The Primacy of Politics: Social Democracy and the Making of Europe’s 20th Century, Crete: Crete University Press
Bernstein, E., (1996), The Preconditions of Socialism and the Tasks of Social Democracy, Athens: Papazisi (in Greek)
Esping Andersen G., (2014, The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism , Athens: Topos (in Greek)
Debord. G., (1986), The Society of the Spectacle, Athens: Eleftheros Typos (in Greek)
Gough, I., (2008), The Political Economy of the Welfare State, Athens: Savvalas (in Greek)
Julliard, J., (2015), The Lefts of France, Athens: Polis (in Greek)
Katsoulis, E., (ed.), (2002), New Social-Democracy: Context, Politics, Institutions, Organizational Structures, Athens: I. Sideris (in Greek).
Katz, S.R., & Mair, P., (1995), “Changing Models of Party Organization and Party Democracy. The Emergence of the Cartel Party”, Party Politics, τ.1.
Kirchheimer O., (1991), “The Transformation of Party Systems in Western Europe”, Leviathan, Νο. 11 (in Greek).
Mitterrand, F., (1981), A Feasible Socialism, Athens: Zacharopoulos (in Greek)
Panebianco, A., 1988, Political Parties. Organization and Power, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Tassis, C., (2019), “Socialist Parties and Social Policy: Radicalism, Catch-all Strategy and Neoliberal Adaptation (?)”, Annual Review of History, Society and Politics, Is. 5: 110-141 (in Greek)
ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE
Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations
|Teacher (full name):||Chrysanthos Tassis|
|Evaluation methods: (2)||written assignment|
|Implementation Instructions: (3)||Written examination with distance learning methods through eclass. The students have to reply to three questions into one hour time. They have to join eclass and be informed about the questions. When they are ready to reply, they have to load their answers through a “word file” in the link “essay” at eclass. All the replies are checked through the “turn it in” system in order reliability of the exams to be ensured|
- Please write YES or NO
- Notedowntheevaluationmethodsusedbytheteacher, e.g.
- written assignmentor/andexercises
- writtenororalexaminationwithdistancelearningmethods, provided that the I ntegrity and reliability of the examination are ensured.
- In the Implementation Instructions section, the teacher notes down clear instructions to the students:
- a) in case of written assignment and / or exercises: the deadline (e.g. the last week of the semester),the means of submission, the grading system, the grade percentage of the assignment in the final grade and any other necessary information.
- b) incaseoforal examination with distance learning methods: the instructions for conducting the examination (e.g. in groups of X people), the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the distance learning platforms to be used, the technical means for the implementation of the examination (microphone, camera, word processor, internet connection, communication platform), the hyperlinksfor the examination, the duration of the exam, the gradingsystem, the percentage of the oral exam in the final grade, the ways in which the inviolability and reliability of the exam are ensuredand any other necessary information.
- c) incaseofwritten examination with distance learning methods:the way of administration of the questions to be answered, the way of submitting the answers, the duration of the exam, the grading system, the percentage of the written exam of the exam in the final grade, the ways in which the integrity and reliability of the exam are ensured and any other necessary information.
There should be anattached list with the Student Registration Numbersonly of students eligible to participate in the examination.