FSS:BSS105 Internat. sec. pol. - Course Information
BSS105 International security politicsFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- prof. JUDr. PhDr. Miroslav Mareš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Mlejnková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Iveta Hlouchová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Michael Murad (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. JUDr. PhDr. Miroslav Mareš, Ph.D.
Division of Security and Strategic Studies - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Pospíšilová
Supplier department: Division of Security and Strategic Studies - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- BSS105/01: Mon 11:30–13:00 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, P. Mlejnková
BSS105/02: Tue 8:00–9:30 U32, M. Murad
BSS105/03: Wed 8:00–9:30 U32, I. Hlouchová
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 14 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- This course is intended to introduce students to international security policy. It deals with the structure of the international security system and with global and regional (mostly European) security order. Students should be able to describe and to analyze main processes, actors and issues of the international security policy.
- 1. Introduction to international security policy 2. Theories, structure and agents of international security policy 3. International security law 4. Geopolitics and security 5. Development of international security policy 6. Main issues of contemporary international security policy 7. Contemporary international security system Seminars I-VI.
- required literature
- Extended valid list of literature in the IS (study materials)
- EICHLER, Jan. Mezinárodní bezpečnost v době globalizace. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2009. 327 s. ISBN 9788073675400. info
- Re-ordering the world. Edited by Mark Leonard. 1st pub. London: Foreign Policy Centre, 2002. xviii, 129. ISBN 1903558107. info
- recommended literature
- MAREŠ, Miroslav. Nuclear Proliferation Threat to East Central Europe. In Horák, Rudolf - Juříček, Ludvík - Schwarz, Rudolf (eds). 7th Scientific International Conference Crisis Managament Environmental Protection of Population. 1st ed. Brno: Vysoká škola Karla Engliše - Generální ředitelství HZS ČR, 2012. p. 161-168. ISBN 978-80-86710-61-7. URL info
- Panoráma :mapping security discourse : 2007-2008. Edited by Ľubomír Lupták - Róbert Ondrejcsák - Tomáš Valášek. Bratislava: Centrum pre európske a severoatlantické vzťahy (CENAA), 2008. 623 s. ISBN 978-80-970041-0-1. info
- Nato handbook. Brussels: NATO office of information and press, 2001. 536 s. ISBN 9284501466. info
- Teaching methods
- The course takes the form of both lectures and seminars. There are explained various ascpects of international security policy within lectures, which are further analyzed and discussed during seminars
- Assessment methods
- Students will receive a final letter grade (A-F) for the semester based on the following components (at least 36 points are necessary): 12 points: In term written text, 24 points position papers, 24 points final written exam. Criteria of evaluation of position papers: original authors approach, relevant data, clear structure and important sources.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses