Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Hallinnan institutionalistinen tutkimus 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 2.1.2020 - 31.7.2020
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Hallinnan institutionalistinen tutkimus 5 Cr Course 14.1.2020 - 13.2.2020
Hallinnan institutionalistinen tutkimus 5 Cr Course 15.1.2019 - 27.2.2019
Hallinnan institutionalistinen tutkimus 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 2.1.2019 - 31.5.2019
Hallinnan institutionalistinen tutkimus 5 Cr Course 17.1.2018 - 28.2.2018
Hallinnan institutionalistinen tutkimus 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 2.1.2018 - 31.5.2018

Target group

Jakso on yksi politiikan ja organisaatioiden opintosuunnan valinnaisista aineopintojaksoista. HUOM! Jakso on pakollinen niille Hallinnon ja organisaatioiden tutkimuksen pääaineopiskelijoille, jotka ovat aloittaneet opintonsa 1.8.2016 tai sitä aikaisemmin.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able to interpret the significance of institutions from the perspective of politics, governance and economic continuity, as well as related changes. Students will learn the central trends and concepts of governance and new institutionalism. Based on the theoretical and methodological knowledge gained during the course, students will be able to independently explain and analyse special institutional questions in various contexts.

Timing

Third period of the second year of studies

Contents

The course content is based on theoretical discourse in research focused on governance and new institutionalism. In addition to central concepts of the research tradition, its topical applications to understanding the continuity of and changes in governance will be examined.

Study materials

- Bell, Stephen and Hindmoor, Andrew (2009) Rethinking Governance: The Centrality of the State in Modern Society. 1st edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

- Lowndes and Roberts (2013) Why Institutions Matter: The New Institutionalism in Political Science

- Scott, W. Richard (2013) Institutions and Organizations: Ideas, Interests, and Identities. 4th edition. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications

Assessment practices and criteria

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

Additional information

Language of instruction: Finnish

Completion methods

The course is one of the optional intermediate courses under the Study Track in Politics and Organisations. NB! The course is compulsory for major subject students in the study line for administration and organisations who began their studies on 1 August 2016 or earlier.

Students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication: annually organised contact teaching course, including required literature. The required literature will be completed during the course as specified by the teacher. The completion methods will be specified in the teaching programme. If students of other degree programmes can be accommodated in the course, they must complete the same requirements as students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. If they cannot be accommodated in the course, they can complete an online book examination in the Examinarium facility. The book examination covers all the required literature and substitutes for the entire course.