Issues of Applied Political Analysis

Course Information
TitleΘέματα Εφαρμοσμένης Πολιτικής Ανάλυσης / Issues of Applied Political Analysis
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorTheodoros Chatzipantelis
Course ID100001024

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Politikṓn Epistīmṓn 2023-sīmera

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses beloging to the selected specializationWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
The course is a follow-up of the courses Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Methods
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, students will be able: to analyze a data set with advanced statistical techniques to evaluate research results obtained from empirical research to choose from available statistical techniques
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims at the utilization of theoretical models applied in political analysis. Mainly it deals with the analysis of electoral data on candidates in several electoral processes and in depth analysis of the specific characteristics and critical factors of the political and electoral competition. Especially for 2014-15 the course included the comparative monitoring and analysis of parameters of the ranked choice electoral systems and their effect to party-choice
Political Analysis, Electoral Behaviour, Methodology
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Through the online platform moodle the course material is presented and the communication with the students is organized. The laboratory training and analysis is done using statistical software.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work140.5
Reading Assigment271.0
Written assigments140.5
Searching electronic information140.5
Student Assessment
Student’s evaluation is based on projects realized by them. Specific instructions are available in course web site.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γ. Παπαδηµητρίου, Η ανάλυση δεδοµένων, τυπωθήτω-Γιώργος ∆αρδανός, 2007. Δαφέρμος Βασίλης, Παραγοντική Ανάλυση, Ζήτη Πελαγία & Σια Ο.Ε., 2011.
Additional bibliography for study D. J. Bartholomew, F. Steele, I. Moustaki, J. I. Galbraith, Ανάλυση πολυµεταβλητών δεδοµένων για κοινωνικές επιστήµες, Επίκεντρο, 2007. A. Downs, An Economic Theory of Democracy, Harper and Row, 1957. D. Kaplan (επιµ.) The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences, Sage, 2004. ∆. Καραπιστόλης, Ανάλυση δεδοµένων και έρευνα αγοράς, Ανικούλας, 2001. Κ. Μπαγιάτης, Χ. Μωϋσιάδης, Ν. Τσάντας, Θ. Χατζηπαντελής, H ανάλυση δεδοµένων µε τη χρήση στατιστικών πακέτων, Ζήτη, 2005. T. Quinn, Ο εκσυγχρονισµός του Εργατικού Κόµµατος στη Μεγάλη Βρετανία, Eπίκεντρο, 2007. H. F. Weisberg, J. A. Krosnick, B.D. Bowen, An Introduction to Survey Research, Polling and Data Analysis, Sage, 1996. C. Javeau, H έρευνα µε ερωτηµατολόγιο, Tυπωθήτω-Γ. ∆αρδανός, 1996.
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