EUP407 European Union in European Politics since 1989

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2015
Rozsah
1/1/0. 6 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
Mgr. Petra Kuchyňková, Ph.D. (přednášející)
PhDr. Zdeněk Sychra, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Garance
PhDr. Petr Suchý, 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 M117
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Mateřské obory
Cíle předmětu
The course provides students with the understanding of the development of the European Union (EU) by considering the processes of political, economic and security change taking place in the European politics after 1989. The course makes students familiar with the historical development of the European integration process including the construction of single market and the strategy changing as a result of the cold war ending, EU economic positon position, its push to create a single currency in the twelve member states of the European Monetary Union, issues of the expansion of the EU scope of action in the Treaty on European Union (1992), Treaty of Amsterdam (1997), Treaty of Nice (2001) and Treaty of Lisbon (2007)and with other important decisions and their consequences for relations between EU institutions and EU member states and between the EU and other parts of Europe, as well as the rest of the world. At the end of the course the students shall be also able to understand the major political and economic problems of the EU concerning the inclusion of countries of central and eastern Europe, and its latest political-constitutional development. Students will be able to evaluate development of European integration after important changes of primary law and compare decision-making mechanisms after each revision.
Osnova
  • I. Opening session
  • II. European integration process – recapitulation
  • III. Single market construction
  • IV. EC conception and strategy revaluation
  • V. EU founding and development
  • VI. Amsterdam reform
  • VII. EU economic position and integration
  • VIII. Reading Week
  • IX. Treaty of Nice – institutional preparation for enlargement
  • X. The process and strategy of enlargement
  • XI. European Convention and Constitution for Europe
  • XII. Treaty of Lisbon and beyond
  • XIII. Final exam test
Literatura
  • Policy-making in the European Union. Edited by Helen S. Wallace - Mark A. Pollack - Alasdair R. Young. 6th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xlii, 597. ISBN 9780199544820. info
  • MCALLISTER, Richard. From EC to EU : an historical and political survey. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 1997. xxvii, 254. ISBN 0-415-14265-2. info
  • LEVITT, Malcolm a Christopher LORD. The political economy of monetary union. 1. ed. Houndmills: Macmillan, 2000. ix, 277. ISBN 0333717104. info
  • European Union : power and policy-making. Edited by J. J. Richardson. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2001. xvi, 388. ISBN 041522165X. info
  • Study materials and articles located at IS MU
Výukové metody
Teaching methods include: lectures, class discussions, precision of argumentation, use of audiovisual materials (documentary movies) followed by discussions.
Metody hodnocení
Students will pass the course, if he/she reaches 32 points out of 50 maximum. Please note that all the course requirements are necessary to complete the course and to receive a final grade (A-F).
The final grade will be based on: 5 papers – max. 4 points each (i.e. max. 20 points totally), 5 presentations – max. 2 points each (i.e. max. 10 points totally), final test – max. 20 points.
Final classification will be made following these grades on the scale: A. 50–47 points, B. 46–43 points, C. 42–39 points, D. 38–35 points, E. 34–32 points, F. 31 and less points
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
Informace učitele
Compulsory readings for the course is to be found in Study Materials folder of Information System.
Další komentáře
Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2005, podzim 2006, podzim 2007, podzim 2008, podzim 2009, podzim 2010, podzim 2011, podzim 2012, podzim 2013, podzim 2014, podzim 2016, podzim 2017, podzim 2018, podzim 2019.