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Violence and Conflicts in the 21st Century

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM.INP-ISDDU-15 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Violence and Conflicts in the 21st Century
Jednostka: Centrum Studiów Międzynarodowych i Rozwoju
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
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 z elementami konwersatorium, 30 godzin, 20 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Tomasz Pugacewicz
Prowadzący grup: Tomasz Pugacewicz
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) This course aims at providing students with basic knowledge of violence and conflicts in the post-Cold War era, including different war generations, international terrorism issues, PMCs, resource wars and the future of war. Course is composed of lectures and seminars on case studies (Iraq Wars, Global War on Terrorism, Afghanistan War, AirSea Battle Concept in the South China Sea).

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) EK1: Has knowledge about different types of conflicts [K_W01+] [K_W02+++] [K_W03++]

EK2: Has knowledge about how different types of conflicts define main actors of the international relations [K_W06+] [K_W09++] [K_W10++]

EK3: Has knowledge about political, economic and social processes determining conflicts [K_W05+] [K_W07++] [K_W08++]

EK4: Has knowledge about conflicts role in the international relations system, its features and specific [K_W04+] [K_W05++] [K_W06++]

EK5: Has the ability to identify complexity of processes in post-Cold War conflicts and their evolution [K_U03+] [K_U04++] [K_U06++]

EK6: Can prepare and present selected issue of conflicts, acting alone or with the group [K_U01+][K_K03++][K_K07++]

EK7: Can prepare a simple paper on conflicts in international relations issues [K_U05+][K_U08+++][K_K04++]


Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Form and conditions for award of a credit (minimum passing score: 50% per each category):

 written exam – 50%;

 short written analysis (teamwork) – 25%;

 class participation – 25%.


Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Lecture, in-class discussion, essay preparation and assessment, group discussions, written exam.

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) Participation in classes – 30 h

Study of books and other resources, preparation for classes – 50 h

Essay preparation – 20 h

Preparation for an exam – 20 h

Total – 120 h


Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

1. Course Introduction

2. Theoretical Concepts I

Paul D. Williams, War, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge 2013, pp. 187-205.

John Garnett, The Causes of War and the Conditions of Peace, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013, pp. 19-38.

3. Theoretical Concepts II

Caroline Thomas with Paul D. Williams, Poverty, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 295-311.

Simon Dalby, Climate Change and Environmental Security, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 311-323.

4. War in Afghanistan

Joanna Spear, Counterinsurgency, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 471-485.

Resignation Letter from US Foreign Service Officer Matthew P. Hoh (October 2, 2014).

Barnett R. Rubin, Negotiations Are the Best Way to End the War in Afghanistan, foreignaffairs.com, Mar. 1, 2019.

India Boland, Women in Afghanistan: The Forgotten Objective, “The SAIS Review of International Affairs”, April 23, 2019.

Movie War Machine (2017) based on the book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan (2012) by Michael Hastings.

5. Global War on Terrorism

Paul Rogers, Terrorism, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 221-234.

Paul R. Pillar, Counterterrorism, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 457-470.

Leila Nadya Sadat, America's Drone Wars, “Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law”, Vol. 45, Issue 1 (2012), p. 215-234.

James D. Kiras, Irregular Warfare: Terrorism and Insurgency, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013 pp. 173-194.

6. Second Gulf War

Ned Parker, The Iraq We Left Behind, “Foreign Affairs”, Mar/Apr 2012, Vol. 91 Issue 2, pp. 94-110.

Antony Blinken, Morning in Mesopotamia, “Foreign Affairs”, Jul/Aug 2012, Vol. 91, Issue 4, pp. 152-154.

Norman Ricklefs, A Solid State, “Foreign Affairs”. Jul/Aug 2012, Vol. 91 Issue 4, pp. 154-156.

Ned Parker, Parker Replies, “Foreign Affairs”, Jul/Aug 2012, Vol. 91 Issue 4, pp. 157-158.

7. Libyan (Civil) War

Ivo H. Daalder, James G. Stavridis, NATO'S Victory in Libya, “Foreign Affairs”, Mar/Apr 2012, Vol. 91, Issue 2, pp. 2-7.

Alan J. Kuperman, Obama's Libya Debacle, “Foreign Affairs”, Mar 2015, Vol. 94 Issue 2, pp. 66-77.

Derek Chollet, Ben Fishman, Alan J. Kuperman, Who Lost Libya?, “Foreign Affairs”, May/Jun 2015, Vol. 94 Issue 3, pp. 154-159.

8. Syrian (Civil) War and ISIS

Audrey Kurth Cronin, ISIS Is Not a Terrorist Group, “Foreign Affairs”, Mar 2015, Vol. 94 Issue 2, pp. 87-98.

Stephen M. Walt, ISIS as Revolutionary State, “Foreign Affairs”, Nov/Dec 2015, Vol. 94 Issue 6, pp. 42-51.

Daniel Byman, ISIS Goes Global, “Foreign Affairs”, Mar/Apr 2016, Vol. 95 Issue 2, pp. 76-85.

Graeme Wood, True Believers: How ISIS Made Jihad Religious Again, “Foreign Affairs”, Sep/Oct 2017, Vol. 96 Issue 5, pp. 136-141.

9. Ukraine Conflict

John J. Mearsheimer, Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West's Fault, “Foreign Affairs”, Sep/Oct2014, Vol.93 Issue 5, pp. 77-89.

Michael McFaul, Moscow's Choice, “Foreign Affairs”, Nov/Dec 2014, Vol. 93 Issue 6, pp. 167-171.

John J. Mearsheimer, Mearsheimer Replies, “Foreign Affairs”, Nov/Dec 2014, Vol. 93 Issue 6, pp. 175-178.

10. China-US Competition

John J. Mearsheimer, The Gathering Storm: China’s Challenge to US Power in Asia, “The Chinese Journal of International Politics”, Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2010), pp. 381–396 or [longer] John J. Mearsheimer, Can China Rise Peacefully?, nationalinterest.org, Oct. 25, 2014 (chapter from John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of the Great Power Politics, New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014).

Randall Schweller, Opposite but Compatible Nationalisms: A Neoclassical Realist Approach to the Future of US–China Relations, “The Chinese Journal of International Politics”, Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2018), pp. 23–48.

See more on Debating China-US Strategic Competition at the Chinese Journal of International Politics: https://academic.oup.com/cjip//pages/debating_china-us_strategic_competition

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Security Studies: an Introduction, Paul D. Williams (ed.), 2nd ed., London & New York: Routledge 2013.

Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013

Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace, Richard K. Betts (ed.), New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2017.

Seth G. Jones, Waging Insurgent Warfare: Lessons from the Vietcong to the Islamic State, New York: Oxford University Press 2017.

Lawrence Freedman, The Future of War: a History, New York: Public Affairs 2017.

Philippe Le Billon, Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources, Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press 2013.

Max Boot, Invisible Armies: an Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present, New York: Liveright Pub. Corp. 2013.

Hew Strachan, The Direction of War: Contemporary Strategy in Historical Perspective, Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York: Cambridge University Press 2014.

Mary Kaldor, New & Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era, 3rd ed., Stanford, California: Stanford University Press 2012.

The Sage Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Gus Martin (ed.), 2nd ed., Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications 2011.

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