BSS457 Regional Security Complexes

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2019
1/1/0. 7 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Mgr. Elizabeth Anderson (přednášející)
Mgr. Josef Kraus, Ph.D. (přednášející)
doc. PhDr. Věra Stojarová, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Tomáš Šmíd, Ph.D. (přednášející)
doc. PhDr. Věra Stojarová, Ph.D.
Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. Lucie Pospíšilová
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Oddělení bezpečnostních a strategických studií - Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Čt 10:00–11:40 U23
No prerequisites and co-requisites needed.
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Cíle předmětu
This course is intended as an analytical overview of the regionalization of security. Students should be able to analyze relation between regionalization and globalization of security issues (mostly with help of the regional security complex theory). Students should be able to evaluate and to predict a regional security.
Výstupy z učení
Knowledge of the most important phenomenon in current security issues in examined regions. Students should be able to analyze a security problem within (or connected to) chosen region. All based on their knowledge of theoretical background and proper methodology.
  • 1. Introduction to the course 2. Conceptualizing and theoretical background of regionalization of security 3. Central Europe. 4. Western Europe 5. Balkan 6. Eastern Europe Caucasus, Black Sea region 7. Central Asia 8. Middle East 9. Indian subcontinent and Eastern Asia 10. Africa 11. America 12. Australia, Oceania and Antarctica 13. Summary of the course
  • Extended valid list of literature is in the section study materials
  • STOJAROVÁ, Věra a Miroslav MAREŠ. Republika Srpska Krajina - obstacle for the Croatian integration in to Euro-Atlantic structures? Western Balkans Security Observer, Beograd: CCMR, 2008, roč. 2008, č. 11, s. 27-45. ISSN 1452-6115. URL info
  • Globalization, regionalization, and cross-border regions. Edited by Markus Perkmann - Ngai-Ling Sum. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2002. xiv, 266. ISBN 0333919297. info
  • Subregional cooperation in the new Europe : building security, prosperity, and solidarity from the Barents to the Black Sea. Edited by Thorvald Stoltenberg - Andrew Cottey. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 1999. xv, 280. ISBN 0333733606. info
Výukové metody
This course is intended a scientific overview contemporary conceptualization of security complexes. Main objective of the course is to explain how different complexes in different regions work. Students should be able to understand and to analyze security complexes and pay attention to many local conditions affecting them.
Metody hodnocení
Students will receive a final letter grade for the semester based on the following components: Presentation of the outline of the final paper (seminary thesis) (max. 6 points) and the final paper (seminary thesis) (max. 18 points): The final paper should be written to the topic relevant to the course (length approx. 15 pages, longer thesis only after consultation with lecturer). The topic of the final paper and date of presentation of its outline specifies lecturer. Components of evaluation: original authors approach, relevant goals and methods, theoretical background, conceptualizing of the topic, structure, sources and literature. The main research goal: relation between regionalization and globalization of security. Deadline for submission: 8th January 2010. Position papers (related with readings) (max. 12 points. 6 points for each): Students are expected to write 2 position papers (2400-3600 characters each) on 2 different topics (topic is related with one text from readings). The papers should include a summary of the main points of the text, analysis of theoretical and methodological approaches and the final standpoint (weaknesses and strengths of the text). Papers should be uploaded in the Information system MU (section “Odevzdávárny). The papers should be uploaded at least 6 ours before the seminary. The students must participate in sessions for which they submit their papers a they must present the paper (if lecturer want it). Final written exam (max. 24 points): There will be a final in-class written exam, consisting of four questions based on the required readings and the discussions in class. Special bonus: Max 6 points for extraordinary actively participation in the seminars by posing questions of clarification or bringing up problems for discussion. Grading: 56-60: A 51-55: B 46-50: C 41-45: D 36-40: E 0-35: F
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