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European Integration Theory and Practice

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Kod przedmiotu: CES-EurIntegrTheory Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: European Integration Theory and Practice
Jednostka: Instytut Studiów Europejskich
Punkty ECTS i inne: 5.00
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2021/2022" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2022-02-25 - 2022-06-15
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin, 20 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marek Kucia
Prowadzący grup: Marek Kucia
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Students will know the main theories of European integration, will be able to analyse the EU in terms of these theories, will be able to assess the cognitive value of the theories, and will better understand the past and present of European integration and the European Union.

Specific Intended Learning Outcomes

1: (K_W09+++) The student has ordered, extended knowledge about the theory of European integration and knows how to apply theoretical models to analyse the process of European integration, including sub-regional integration.

2: (K_U07+++) The student can apply the theories from different areas of European Studies to analyse processes and draw accurate conclusions on causes and effects of researched phenomena.

3: (K_U02+++) The student has the ability to read with comprehension and critically analyse texts pertinent to European studies and has the ability to compare them to texts presenting different views on the subject, confront them and draw his or her own conclusions.

4: (K_W11++) The student has deepened knowledge about the institutional architecture of the European Union and the characteristics of the various institutions, as well as knowledge about their role in the decision-making process of the EU.

5: (K_W15+) The student has extended knowledge of various forms of social structures and civil society institutions and the interconnections between them.

6: (K_U10++) The student has the ability to prepare presentations and communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions (in Polish or in language of study programme) individually or in a group.

7: (K_K02++) The student has the ability to effectively work individually as well as interact and work in a group, performing different roles in it.

Wymagania wstępne:

(tylko po angielsku) This course presupposes basic knowledge of the EC/EU history and institutions. Students who do not have this knowledge should consult relevant literature prior to or during the course.

Suggested background literature:

• Desmond Dinan, Europe Recast: A History of European Union, 1st or 2nd Edition, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2004 or 2014.

• John McCormick, Understanding the European Union. A Concise Introduction, 5th or 6th edition, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2011 or 2014.

• Neill Nugent, The Government and Politics of the European Union, 7th or 8th edition, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2010 or 2017.

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) There are the following requirements for passing the course:

1. Participation in classes.

2. At least one in-class presentation of c. 20 minutes (each worth 20 per cent of the final mark) in classes 3–9 and two interventions, one on each of two topics determined to be discusses in class 10 (each worth 5 per cent of the final mark).

3. An essay review of a book, book chapter or paper from a journal on European integration published in the past three years, chosen by students and accepted by the instructor (20 per cent for the final mark). The maximal length of the essay: 3,000 words. The essay can be substituted with another in-class presentation.

The assessment of a review will concern: the coverage of the argument of the book or paper, the quality of critical assessment including external references, and the language and style.

4. A written examination (remaining percentage towards the final mark, depending on the number of presentations and/or an essay).

In the examination, students will be requested to write accounts of selected theories discussed during the course.

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) 1: (K_W09+++) – written examination

2: (K_U07+++) – written examination, essay, in-class interventions

3: (K_U02+++) – written examination, essay, in-class interventions

4: (K_W11++) – written examination, in-class interventions

5: (K_W15+) – written examination, in-class interventions

6: (K_U10++) – in-class presentation(s)

7: (K_K02++) – in-class presentation(s), in-class interventions, essay, written examination

Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody podające - wykład informacyjny
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - seminarium
Metody problemowe - wykład konwersatoryjny

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) Lecture and seminar

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) 1 ECTS = 30h of course sessions

2 ECTS= 60h of preparation for seminars (readings, discussion questions, etc)

1 ECTS = 30h essay writing

.5 ECTS = 15h preparation for the final exam

Total 4.5 ECTS = 135h

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The objectives of the course are: (1) to discuss European integration, understood as the establishment and development of the European Communities and the European Union, as described, explained, and predicted by various social science theories; (2) to analyse and evaluate the various theories that have dealt with European integration and its outcomes; and (3) to discuss and to assess the democratic governance in the EU and its member states.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

1. Course introduction and requirements.

European integration: the process, the outcome, and the theories.

2. Conceptualising and theorising European integration and the European Union

3. Neofunctionalism and intergovernmentalism.

4. Theory of economic integration. New institutionalisms.

5. Supranational governance approach and liberal intergovernmentalism.

6. New governance approach. Multi-level governance approach.

7. Social constructivism. Discursive approaches.

8. Gender approaches. Critical political economy.

9. European society from the perspective of European integration theories.

10. Key problems and controversies in European Integration.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Main sources of key readings:

• Mette Eilstrup-Sangiovanni (ed.), Debates on European Integration. A Reader, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2006.

• Antje Wiener and Thomas Diez (eds.), European Integration Theory, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009.

• Adrian Favell and Virginie Guiraudon (eds.), Sociology of the European Union, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2011.

Main supplementary readings:

• Desmond Dinan, Neill Nugent and William E. Paterson (eds.), The European Union in Crisis, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2017.

• Sabine Saurugger, Theoretical Approaches to European Integration, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2013.

• Hubert Zimmermann and Andreas Dür (eds.), Key Controversies in European Integration, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke 2016.

Sources of academic papers:

• Journal of Common Market Studies

• Journal of European Public Policy

• European Union Politics

• Journal of European Integration

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.