This course has the form of tutorial. It’s the first of three Academic Skills for Political Scientist Tutorials. These tutorials are meant to support you as a student in your development as a Political Scientist of certain specific skills that enable you to take part in academic debates. In Academic Skills for Political Scientist I, two closely related key learning aims are pursued:
1) You will study and understand academic texts, or the ideas of others
2) You’ll have to use these insights to develop your own contribution to the debate by means of a case analysis.