Political Sociology and Political Economy

Level: 
Doctoral
Course Status: 
Core
CEU credits: 
4
ECTS credits: 
8
Academic year: 
2014/2015
Semester: 
Fall
Start and end dates: 
22 Sep 2014 - 12 Dec 2014
Stream/Track/Specialization/Core Area: 
Comparative Politics
Stream/Track/Specialization/Core Area: 
Political Economy
Instructor(s): 
András Bozóki
Instructor(s): 
Attila Folsz

This doctoral seminar build on MA courses in comparative politics, political economy and political theory. Its first part concentrates on classic questions in political sociology focusing on political power, state formation, theories of the state, revolutions, political and economic elites. The second part discusses some crucial questions of comparative political economy focusing on development, on the relationship between political and economic systems, and between  state and market institutions and on the varieties of capitalism.