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US Foreign Policy after the End of Cold War

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM-BA-IRAS-241 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: US Foreign Policy after the End of Cold War
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 letni 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2020-02-24 - 2020-06-14
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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marcin Grabowski
Prowadzący grup: Marcin Grabowski
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Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
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Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) This course aims at providing students with basic knowledge of the U.S. foreign policy after the Cold War. It includes short introduction to the foreign policy process in the U.S. Government (incl. FPA approach), followed by mechanisms and goals shaping US foreign policy, as well as American FP in different parts of the world. Course is composed of lectures and seminars.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) EK1: Knows and understands basic issues of the US foreign policy, as well as their theoretical background [K_W02++][K_W05++][K_W09+]

EK2: Has rudimentary knowledge on the international system and the U.S. role in the system [K_W05+++] [K_W06+++][K_W09+++]

EK3: Has knowledge on political, social and economic processes determining international relations and the U.S. foreign policy [K_W06+++][K_W07++][K_W08+++]

EK4: Has deepened knowledge on IR participants and current events in world [K_W09+++][K_U05++][K_U07++][K_K04+]

EK5: Can do a basic research, critically analyze and synthesize information, prepare basic presentation resulting from group research [K_U02+++][K_U03++][K_U09+++][K_K01++][K_K03+]

EK6: During discussion can present knowledge based opinions, exchange them, defend his thesis [K_U02++][K_U04++][K_U09+++][K_K01+++][K_K02+++][K_K06+]


Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) COMPOSITION OF FINAL MARK:

• written exam (4 questions in forms of short essays) or final essay (20000-25000 characters, at least 15 scholarly publications in the bibliography, fully footnoted) – 40% (to be decided at first class for the whole group)

• group presentation (groups of two students) – 15%

• individual student report – 15% (ca. 7500 characters, recommendation for the government of the U.S.)

• class participation – 30% (participation in classes is obligatory) – class participation includes participation in discussions, simulation games, reports’ preparations, presentations’ preparation.

All missed classes (if more than two) must be made up for in form of a short essay and talk with the instructor.


Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) EK1-EK6:

COMPOSITION OF FINAL MARK:

• written exam (4 questions in forms of short essays) or final essay (20000-25000 characters, at least 15 scholarly publications in the bibliography, fully footnoted) – 40% (to be decided at first class for the whole group)

• group presentation (groups of two students) – 15%

• individual student report – 15% (ca. 7500 characters, recommendation for the government of the U.S.)

• class participation – 30% (participation in classes is obligatory) – class participation includes participation in discussions, simulation games, reports’ preparations, presentations’ preparation.

All missed classes (if more than two) must be made up for in form of a short essay and talk with the instructor.


Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody eksponujące - film
Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody podające - wykład informacyjny
Metody praktyczne - metoda przewodniego tekstu
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - seminarium
Metody problemowe - wykład konwersatoryjny
Metody problemowe - wykład problemowy

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) Participation in classes – 30 h

Study of books, documents and other resources, preparation for classes – 40 h

Preparation of short reports and presentations – 50 h

Preparation for the final exam – 30 h

Total – 150 h (5 ECTS)


Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

This course aims at providing students with basic knowledge of the U.S. foreign policy after the Cold War. It includes short introduction to the foreign policy process in the U.S. Government (incl. FPA approach), followed by mechanisms and goals shaping US foreign policy, as well as American FP in different parts of the world. Course is composed of lectures and seminars.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

1. Institutional framework of the U.S. foreign policy – introduction.

READINGS:

• Steven Hook, US Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power:

o Chapter 1: United States in a Turbulent World

o Chapter 2: Expansion of US Power

o Chapter 3: Dynamics of Decision Making

2-3. Role of the governmental factors on the US FP making process (role of the President, administration – inc. DoS, DoD, USTR, Congress, intelligence)

• James L. Ray, American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Second Edition, CQ Press, Washington 2013,

o chapter 5: The President and Congress;

o chapter 6: Government Agencies, Economic Issues, and Foreign Policy

• Stephen Hook, U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power, Sage, London 2017

o Chapter 4: Presidential Power

o Chapter 5: Congress beyond the “Water’s Edge”

o Chapter 6: The Foreign Policy Bureaucracy

4. Non-governmental factors and the U.S. foreign policy (lobbying, media, public opinion) and goals of American FP.

• James L. Ray, American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Second Edition, CQ Press, Washington 2013: chapter 7: The Impact of Extragovernmental Factors on American Foreign Policy: Political Parties, Interest Groups, the Mass Media and Public Opinion;

• Stephen Hook, U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power, Sage, London 2017:

4-5. US and the Asia-Pacific – LECTURE and DISCUSSION – 2x.

• D. Shambaugh, M. Yahuda (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014, chapter 4: R. Sutter, The United States in Asia: Challenges: Durable Leadership.

• James L. Ray, American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Second Edition, CQ Press, Washington 2013, chapter 11: The United States in Asia: The Coming Clash with China?

6-7. US and Europe – LECTURE and SEMINAR:

• James L. Ray, American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Second Edition, CQ Press, Washington 2013, chapter 8: The United States and Europe: A Parting of the Ways?

• Michael Cox and Doug Stokes (eds.), US Foreign Policy, Third Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018, chapter 13: M. Smith, The USA and the EU.

8-9. US and the Middle East – LECTURE AND DISCUSSION (STUDENTS’ PRESENTATIONS)

• James L. Ray, American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Second Edition, CQ Press, Washington 2013:

o chapter 12: The United States, Israel and Its Neighbors;

o chapter 13: The Evolution and Conclusions of Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

• Bruce Jentleson, American Foreign Policy: The Dynamics of Choice in the 21st Century, WW Norton, New York 2014: chapter 11: War, Peace, Terrorism, Democracy: Old and New Challenges in the Middle East.

10. US and Latin America – LECTURE AND SEMINAR (Oxford Debate):

• James L. Ray, American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Second Edition, CQ Press, Washington 2013, chapter 9: Inter-American Relations.

• Michael Cox and Doug Stokes (eds.), US Foreign Policy, Third Edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018, chapter 16: J. Dunkerley, U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America.

• H. Vanden, G. Prevost, Politics of Latin America: The Power Game, Oxford University Press 2015 (fifth edition): chapter 11: US-Latin American Relations.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

COURSE READINGS:

OBLIGATORY READINGS:

Hook S., U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of American Power, Sage, London 2017

Ray J., American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Sage, Los Angeles 2014.

Snow D., Haney P., U.S. Foreign Policy: Back to the Water’s Edge, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2017.

Mansbach R., Taylor K., Contemporary American Foreign Policy: Influences, Challenges, and Opportunities, Sage, London 2017.

RECOMMENDED READINGS:

Cox M., Stokes D (eds.)., US Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2018.

Hastedt G., American Foreign Policy: Past, Present, and Future, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2017.

Hook S., Jones Ch. (eds.), Routledge Handbook of American Foreign Policy, Routledge, New York 2012.

Jentleson B., American Foreign Policy: The Dynamics of Choice in the 21st Century, WW Norton, New York 2014.

Ray J., American Foreign Policy and Political Ambition, Sage, Los Angeles 2014.

SUPPLEMENTARY READIGNS:

Buzan B., The United States and Great Powers: World Politics in the Twenty-First Century, Polity Press, Cambridge 2004.

Cox M., Lynch T., Bouchet N. (eds.), US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion: From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, Routledge, New York 2013.

Mania A., Laidler P., Wordliczek Ł. (eds.), U.S. Foreign Policy: Theory, Mechanisms, Practice, Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow 2007.

McCormick J. (ed.), The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy: Insights and Evidence, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2017.

Rosati J., Scott J., The Politics of United States Foreign Policy, Warsworth Publishing, Boston 2010.

Sutter R., The United States in Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2009.

Wittkopf E., Jones Ch., Kegley Ch., American Foreign Policy: Pattern and Process, Thomson Higher Education, Belmont 2008.

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