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International Relations in the Americas

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM-BA-IRAS-240 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: International Relations in the Americas
Jednostka: Wydział Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politycznych
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 0 LUB 5.00 LUB 4.00 (w zależności od programu)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28
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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Karol Derwich, Marcin Gabryś
Prowadzący grup: Karol Derwich, Marcin Gabryś
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Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Upon completion of the course a student will know and understand basic issues of Canada’s relations with the U.S., as well as their theoretical background. She or he will also have knowledge on political, social and economic processes determining relations between Canada and the United States. Apart from historical perspective a student will have deepened knowledge on current events in Canadian-U.S. relations.

Also, student will have knowledge about the basic issues of inter-American relations with the special focus on the US – Latin American relations. He or she will know and understand the basic political and economic processes determinig mutual relations between the US and its southern neighbors. There will be also presented the new geopolitical situation of Latin American and the Caribean region.


Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) EK1: Knows and understands basic issues of Canada’s relations with the U.S., as well as their theoretical background

EK2: Has knowledge on political, social and economic processes determining relations between Canada and the United States

EK3: Has deepened knowledge on current events in Canadian-U.S. relations

EK4: knows and understands basic issues of US relations with Latin American and the Caribean countries

EK5: has knowledge on political, economic and social factors determinig relations in the Western Hemisphere

EK6: Has a broad knowledge on current geopolitical situation in Latin American and the Caribean


Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Written exam – several short essey questions - 60 minutes

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Attendance: Students must attend all course meetings (medical or any other legitimate reasons of absence are honored).

Participation: Students must participate in discussions. 20% of the final grade is composed of the participation in discussions.

Readings: Some classes (clearly market in the syllabus) require reading materials which will be distributed to students on the Jagiellonian University e-learning website (PEGAZ, pegaz.uj.edu.pl). Students must read the required articles assigned before each of these classes. For some classes students will be divided into groups and each group will have different required readings assigned. Additionally, for students interested in some topics there are optional readings (also clearly marked) assigned to some classes also available on the PEGAZ website.


Final exam: will take 60 minutes and will contain several short essay questions


Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody podające - wykład informacyjny
Metody praktyczne - metoda przewodniego tekstu
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - dyskusja dydaktyczna
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - seminarium
Metody problemowe - wykład konwersatoryjny

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) Explanation of topics is given during lectures, which are visualised by power point presentations, short documentaries, press news and documents.

Learning by presenting certain issues by students both individually and in groups to enhance collaboration.


Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) Participation in classes – 30 h – 2 ECTS

Study of books, documents and other resources, preparation for classes – 1 ECTS

Preparation for the final exam – 2 ECTS

Total – (5 ECTS)


Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course is divided into 2 parts: the first part (10 hours, 5 classes) is focused on the Canadian-U.S. relations, the second part of the course (20 hours) is dedicated to the international relations in Latin America and the Caribbean region

1. Introduction to Canadian-American relations, presentation of main theories of Canadian-U.S. relations

2. Historical overview of Canadian-U.S. relations

3. Defense and security relations

4. Economy in Canada-U.S. relations

5. Contemporary issues in Canadian-U.S. relations

6. Hispanoamericanism vs. Panamericanism

7. Building the Inter-american system

8. the cold war in Latin America:

- Latin America as a US’ sphere of influence

- Cuban revolution in the cold war perspective

- Central America as a US backyard

9. Latin American integration.

10. US – Latin American relations in the post cold war era.

11. China as a new power in Latin America

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Recommended readings

– Canada-U.S. relations

Thompson J. H. and S. J. Randall, Canada and the United States : ambivalent allies, Athens ; London : The University of Georigia Press, 2002.

Lawrence M., The Presidents and the Prime Ministers: Washington and Ottawa Face to Face: The Myth of Bilateral Bliss 1867-1982, Toronto: Doubleday Canada; Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Co., 1982.

Keating T., Canada and world order : The Multilateralist Tradition in Canadian Foreign Policy, Don Mills, Ontario : Oxford University Press, 2013.

The Harper era in Canadian foreign policy : parliament, politics, and Canada's global posture, A, Chapnick and C.J. Kukucha (eds.), Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2016.

Canadian foreign policy, 1977-1992 : selected speeches and documents, A. E. Blanchette (ed.), Ottawa, Canada : Carleton University Press, 1994.

Granatstein J. L. and R. Bothwell, Pirouette : Pierre Trudeau and Canadian foreign policy, oronto [etc].: University of Toronto Press, cop. 1990

Gabryś M. and T. Soroka, Canada as a selective power : Canada's role and international position after 1989, Kraków : Księgarnia Akademicka , cop. 2017.

Canadian foreign policy in critical perspective, J. Marshall Beier and Lana Wylie (eds.), Don Mills, Ontario : Oxford University Press, 2010.

- US-Latin American Relations

Michael Reid, Forgotten Continent. The Battle for Latin American Soul, Yale University Press, 2009.

Jorge I. Dominguez, Rafael Fernandez de Castro, Contemporary US – Latin American Relations: Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century, Routledge, 2016.

Peter Smith, Talons of the Eagle, Oxford University Press, 2012.

Robert Holden, Eric Zolov, Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History, Oxford University Press, 2010

Karol Derwich, U.S. – Latin American Relations, Wydawnictwo UJ, Kraków, 2014.

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