Democracy: Theory & Practice

  • Code:

    POLI70871
  • Credits:

    15
  • Option:

    Optional
  • Delivery:

    Face-to-face

Campus:

Manchester

Module Overview:

The course addresses questions such as why do we value democracy? What exactly do we value in democracy? What is the relationship between democracy and rights? Which form of democratic decision-making best embodies democratic values? Which institutional settings are more conducive to democratic participation? What is/should be the relationship between different levels of democratic governance (local, national, supranational)? Are our institutions democratic? How can women and minorities be better represented in them? The course addresses these and further questions by looking both at insights of democratic theory and at the empirical study of democratic institutions.

Module Start Date:

16/09/2019

Module End Date:

16/12/2019

Course Length (weeks):

10

Duration of face to face teaching:

10 weeks part-time

Fully online learning option:

No

Assesment:

Assignment

Module Details:

https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/08264/ma-humanitarianism-and-conflict-response/course-details/POLI70871#course-unit-details