EGO421 European Union in European Politics since 1989

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2017
Rozsah
1/1. 8 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
Mgr. Petra Kuchyňková, Ph.D. (přednášející)
PhDr. Zdeněk Sychra, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Garance
prof. PhDr. Vít Hloušek, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií - Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií - Fakulta sociálních studií
Rozvrh
Út 13:30–15:00 U33
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.
Mateřské obory
Cíle předmětu
The course discusses developments in the EU from the end of the Cold War until today. It focuses on relevant issues of the integration process. It is based on lectures, class discussions and presentations of various positions present in the debates (group projects / own positions). The objectives of the course are to explain a modern development of the EU, analyse key points in particular areas of integration and practise argumentation skills.
Výstupy z učení
Explain main changes of the European integration process after 1989.
Identify controversial issues in the key areas of integration.
Demonstrate arguments on a given topic.
Discuss fundamental issues of the recent development of the EU.
Osnova
  • I. Opening session
  • II. The European integration process – a crash course
  • III. Single market construction
  • IV. From the EC to the EU - re-evaluation of strategies
  • V. The EU development and Amsterdam reform
  • VI. The Treaty of Nice – institutional preparation for enlargement
  • VII. The enlargement process and strategy
  • VIII. The Constitution for Europe
  • IX. The Lisbon Treaty
  • X. Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: EU in the world
  • XI. Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: Euro crisis
  • XII. Beyond the Lisbon Treaty: EU at a crossroads
  • XIII. Final test
Literatura
  • Comparative politics. Edited by Daniele Caramani. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xliv, 786. ISBN 9780199298419. info
  • Policy-making in the European union. Edited by Helen S. Wallace - Mark A. Pollack - Alasdair R. Young. Seventh edition. xxxviii, 5. ISBN 9780199689675. info
  • The EU's Lisbon Treaty : institutional choices and implementation. Edited by Finn Laursen. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. xxvi, 302. ISBN 9781409434627. info
  • MCCORMICK, John. The European union : politics and policies. Boulder: Westview Press, 1996. xviii, 346. ISBN 0-8133-2232-4. info
  • CRAIG, Paul P. The Lisbon treaty : law, politics, and treaty reform. New book ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxxv, 466. ISBN 9780199595013. info
  • Designing the European union : from Paris to Lisbon. Edited by Finn Laursen. 1st pub. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. xv, 317. ISBN 9780230367760. info
  • Assigned articles (Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, European Integration etc.)
Výukové metody
The course consists of lectures mixed together with seminars including class discussions. Students are expected to prepare position papers and specific group projects. Both are presenting in the class. The discussion should introduce a wide range of arguments and points of view.
Metody hodnocení
All the course requirements are necessary to complete the course and to receive a final grade (A-F). Every student must submit six position papers, participate in group projects and complete the final test (composed of open questions).
Final grades will be made following according to the following scale: A. 70–66 points, B. 65-60 points, C. 59-55 points, D. 54-50 points, E. 49-45 points, F. 44 and less points.
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
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Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2013, podzim 2014, podzim 2015, podzim 2016, podzim 2018, podzim 2019.