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Power and the State

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: WSM.INP-BDM-41nos Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 14.1 / (0312) Politologia i wiedza o społeczeństwie
Nazwa przedmiotu: Power and the State
Jednostka: Instytut Nauk Politycznych i Stosunków Międzynarodowych
Grupy: Zajęcia fakultatywne dla I roku studiów II stopnia, stacjonarne (bezpieczeństwo narodowe)
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

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

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Piotr Bajor, Joanna Mormul, Dorota Pietrzyk-Reeves
Prowadzący grup: (brak danych)
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

Each parts requires written assessment - short -essay questions.

Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody problemowe - metody aktywizujące - gry dydaktyczne (symulacyjne, decyzyjne, psychologiczne)
Metody problemowe - wykład konwersatoryjny
Metody problemowe - wykład problemowy

Metody dydaktyczne:

Lectures with discussions, PP presentations.

Bilans punktów ECTS:

LO1: student knows the main concepts of the state and power

LO2: student can apply theoretical concepts of the state and power to issues in security

LO3: The student can understand the concept of state dysfunctionality and the role it plays in international security system.

LO4: The student recognizes determinants of state dysfunctionality and can grade dysfunctional states according to existing typologies


Wymiar, zasady i forma odbywania praktyk:

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Sylabus przedmiotu dla studentów rozpoczynających studia od roku akademickiego 19/20:

Bezpieczeństwo narodowe

Skrócony opis:

Part 1 of the course introduces major theories of the state and power, discusses the questions of sovereignty, nation-state and power diffusion.

Part 2 aims at familiarizing students with the phenomenon of state dysfunctionality by discussing its theoretical aspects, as well as by analysing its Sub-Saharan African exemplification.

Part 3. The aim of the last part of the course is to introduce students to the problem of contemporary security and internal situation in Russia, CIS and Central European Countries. During the classes the problem of foreign and security of this countries will be discussed, the NATO policy toward region as well as impact of Crimea annexation and war in Ukraine for regional stability and security.

Pełny opis:

Part I topics:

1. What is the state? The nature of modern state. Main aspects of political authority.

2. The nature of political power. Power versus force. Theories of power: pluralism, elitism, Marxism.

3. Legitimacy: different aspects, sources and today’s relevance in democratic and non-democratic systems.

4. Sovereignty: its meaning (legal, political, social) and evolution. Sovereignty in the international system. Decline and limitations of sovereignty.

5. Power in the modern state. Power in international relations. Foucaults’ theory of power. Hard and soft power.

Part II – topics:

1. The notion of state dysfunctionality – origins and definitions

2. Measuring dysfunctional states - a review of methodology and existing rankings of dysfunctional states

3. Dysfunctional states in the international security discourse

4. State dysfunctionality in Sub-Saharan Africa (case studies)

4.1. Somalia

4.2. Central African Republic

4.3. Guinea-Bissau

4.4. Eritrea

Part III topics:

1. NATO on the changes in the East Central Europe and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

2. National security of the Russian Federation

3. Conflict in Ukraine: circumstances and consequences for international security

4. “Operation” Crimea – annexation of the peninsula and its consequences

5. Internal situation, foreign and security policy of various countries of EU

Literatura:

Part I

Obligatory readings

1. Christopher Pierson, The Modern State, London: Routledge, 2004 or 2011, chap. 1 and 7.

2. John Burnheim, ‘Democracy and the State’, in J. Burnheim, Is Democracy Possible, Sydney University Press, 2006, pp. 16-39.

3. Michel Foucault, ‘The Subject and Power’, Critical Inquiery, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1982, pp. 777-795.

4. Robert Cooper, ‘Hard Power, Soft Power and the Goals of Diplomacy’ in David Held, Mathias Koenig-Archibugi (eds), American Power in the 21st Century, 2004, pp. 167-180.

5. Textbook: C. Pierson, The Modern State.

Part 2

Obligatory readings

1. Call Charles T., The Fallacy of the ‘Failed State’, „Third World Quarterly”, 2008, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 1491-1507

2. Ellis Stephen, How to Rebuild Africa, „Foreign Affairs”, 2005, vol. 84, no. 5 (September – October), pp. 135-148

3. Helman Gerald B., Ratner Steven R., Saving Failed States, “Foreign Policy”, June 15, 2010, (Originally published in the Winter 1992-1993 issue of Foreign Policy), http://foreignpolicy.com/2010/06/15/saving-failed-states/

4. Kłosowicz Robert, The problem of dysfunctional states in the debate about NATO strategy regarding new challenges, in M. Matyasik (ed.), 15 years of Polish Membership in NATO. Experiences & Future Challenges, KONtekst, Kraków 2015, pp. 77-87

5. Newman Edward, Failed States and International Order: Constructing a Post-Westphalian World, „Contemporary Security Policy”, December 2009, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 421-443

6. Piazza James A., Incubators of Terror: Do Failed and Failing States Promote Transnational Terrorism?, „International Studies Quarterly”, 2008, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 469-488.

7. Hehir Adam, The Myth of the Failed States and the War on Terror: A Challenge to the Conventional Wisdom, „Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding”, November 2007, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 307-332.

8. Kłosowicz Robert, Central African Republic : portrait of a collapsed state after the last rebellion, "Politeja", 2016, nr 3(42), pp. 33-51.

Supplementary literature (part 2):

Lewis Ioan, Understanding Somalia and Somaliland: Culture, History, Society, Hurst/Columbia University Press, New York 2008

Mallaby Sebastian, The Reluctant Imperialist: Terrorism, Failed States, and the Case for American Empire, „Foreign Affairs”, March/April 2002, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 2-7

Mormul Joanna, New institutionalism in research on dysfunctional states in sub-Saharan Africa: "institutional multiplicity" and the Luso-African example, in N. Pawlak, H. Rubinkowska-Anioł, I. Will (eds.), African Studies. Forging New Perspectives and Directions, Elipsa, Warsaw 2016, pp. 64-81

Rotberg Robert I. (red.), When States Fail: Causes and Consequences, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ 2004

Zartman I. William (ed.), Collapsed States: The Disintegration and Restoration of Legitimate Authority, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder / London 1995

Part 3 Reading:

Strength and power – conditions and doctrinal assumptions of the security policy of the Russian Federation [in:] Eastern chessboard. Geopolitical Determinants and Challenges in Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus, ed. by P. Bajor, K. Schöll-Mazurek, Kraków 2015, pp. 29-49

J. Bugajski, M. Assenova, Eurasian Disunion. Russia’s Vulerable Flanks, The Jamestown Foundation, Washington, June 2016, p. 3-66.

T. Ash, J. Gunn, J. Lough, The Struggle for Ukraine, Chatham House Report, Russia and Eurasia Programme, October 2017.

Conflict in Ukraine: circumstances and consequences for international security, [in:] Security policy in the global, European and national dimension. Conditions - concepts - activities, ed. by P. Grata, M. Delong, Rzeszów 2015, p. 32-44.

“Operation” Crimea – annexation of the peninsula and its consequences, Yearbook of IEWS, 2014, ed. by T. Stępniewski, A. Gil, A. Szabaciuk, A. Visvizi, Lublin 2014, p. 37-55.

The Presidential Elections in Poland – a Surprising Political Turning Point, „Actual Problems of International Relations", 2015, no. 126 (part 1), pp. 4-11.

A Political Turning Point – Determinants and Consequences of Parliamentary Elections in Poland, „Actual Problems of International Relations", 2015, no. 126 (part 2), pp. 28-35.

Documents Relating to the History of NATO and the Enlargement Process: www.nato.int

Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.