Purpose: The course introduces students to various institutional approaches to resolving political conflicts linked to ethnic and religious diversity.
Content: The peaceful co-existence of diverse ethnic and religious groups in a single political system is often challenged by their divergent political aspirations. This course introduces students to the theory and practice of institutional solutions to non-violent conflicts linked to ethnic and religious diversity. Specific topics include electoral system design, governmental set-up, parties and party systems, multi-level governance and constitutional courts as institutional arenas for resolving these conflicts.
TBA, cc 600 p? .
three take-home papers (30% each) and participation (10%).
Minimum aantal deelnemers
Tuesday 30 October till 18 December, 11.00-13.00 hrs in 5A29
Thursday 1 November till 20 December, 11.00-13.00 hrs in 5A29