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Warfare and Military Forces in Contemporary World

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM.INP-ISDDU-16 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Warfare and Military Forces in Contemporary World
Jednostka: Centrum Studiów Międzynarodowych i Rozwoju
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00
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, 20 godzin, 20 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Tomasz Pugacewicz
Prowadzący grup: Tomasz Pugacewicz
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin lub zaliczenie na ocenę
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) This course aims at providing students with basic knowledge of the contemporary warfare and military force in the post-Cold War world, including short introduction to military strategy and warfare history, land, naval, and air warfare, WMD and the concept of Revolution in Military Affairs. Course is composed of lectures and seminars on cases of military forces use in the post-Cold War international environment.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) EK1: Has knowledge about basic warfare and military forces types [K_W01++] [K_W02+]

EK2: Has knowledge about how main actors of warfare are defined [K_W01+] [K_W05++] [K_W11+]

EK3: Has knowledge about how political, economic and social processes determine warfare [K_W06+++] [K_W08+]

EK4: Has knowledge about armed forces role in international system, its features and specific [K_W09++] [K_W11+]

EK5: Has the ability to identify complexity of processes in warfare and their evolution [K_U01++] [K_U02+] [K_U07+]

EK6: Can prepare and present selected issue of warfare and armed forces, acting alone or with the group [K_U01+][K_K01++][K_K07++]

EK7: Can prepare a simple paper on warfare and armed forces issues [K_U09+++][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 – 20 h

Study of books and other resources, preparation for classes – 20 h

Essay preparation – 20 h

Preparation for an exam (final test) – 20 h

Total – 80 h


Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

1. Course Introduction

I PART: GENERAL INFORMATION

2. Basic concepts

Michael Sheehan, The Evolution of Modern Warfare, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013, pp. 39-59.

3. Disarmament and Weapons of Mass Destruction

John Baylis, The Control of Weapons of Mass Destruction, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013, pp. 213-229.

C. Dale Walton, The Second Nuclear Age: Nuclear Weapons in the Twenty-first Century, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013, pp. 195-212.

4. Armaments

Suzette R. Grillot, The Defence Trade, [In] Contemporary Security Studies, 3rd. ed., Alan Collins (ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013, pp. 320-334.

William D. Hartung, The International Arms Trade, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 441-456.

5. Alliances

John S. Duffield, Alliances, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 339-354.

Stephen M. Walt, Alliances Futures, [In] Security Studies: A Reader, Christopher W. Hughes, Yew Meng Lai (red.), Routledge 2011, pp. 320-329 [extract of Stephen M. Walt, Why Alliances Endure or Collapse, “Survival”, Vol. 39, No. 1, 1997, pp. 156-179].

6. Private Military Companies (PMC)

Deborah D. Avant, Private Security, [In] Security Studies: an Introduction, 2nd ed., Paul D. Williams (ed.), London & New York: Routledge, 2013, pp. 425-438.

Christopher Kinsey, Corporate Soldiers and International Security: The Rise of Private Military Companies, London & New York: Routledge, 2006 (chapter one: A Typology of Private Military/Security Companies, pp. 8-33).

7. New Technologies

Eliot Cohen, Technology and Warfare, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013, pp. 132-150.

John B. Sheldon, The Rise of Cyberpower, [In] Strategy in the Contemporary World, 4th ed., John Baylis, James J. Wirtz, Colin S. Gray (eds.), Oxford: Oxford Univeristy Press 2013, pp. 303-322.

II PART: SELECTED ARMED FORCES

8. U.S. Armed Forces

Summary of the National Defense Strategy. Sharpening the American Military’s Competitive Edge, Washington 2018.

Mark F. Cancian, U.S. Military Forces in FY 2020: The Struggle to Align Forces with Strategy and U.S. Military Forces in FY 2020: The Strategic and Budget Context, Washington: Center for Strategic and International Studies 2019.

Ashley Townshend, Brendan Thomas-Noone and Matilda Steward, Averting Crisis: US Defence Spending, Deterrence and the Indo-Pacific, Sydney: The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney 2019 (Executive Summary, pp. 2-3 and Part 1: Strategic Challenges and Overstretch, pp. 8-25).

Chris Dougherty, Why America Needs a New Way of War, Washington: Center for a New American Security 2019 (Executive Summary, pp 01-02).

9. Armed Forces of the Russian Federation

Военная доктрина Российской Федерации (Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation), Moscow 2014 (Russian or English).

Scott Boston, Dara Massicot, The Russian Way of Warfare: A Primer, Santa Monica: The RAND Corporation 2017.

Anton Lavrov, Russian Military Reforms from Georgia to Syria, Washington: Center for Strategic and International Studies 2018.

Bettina Renz, Russian Responses to the Changing Character of War, “International Affairs”, Vol. 95, Issue 4 (2019), pp. 817–834.

10. Chinese People's Liberation Army

China’s National Defense in the New Era, Beijing: The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China 2019.

Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2019, Washington: U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense 2019 (chapter three: Force Modernization Goals and Trends, pp. 31-68).

Robert O. Work and Greg Grant, Beating the Americans at their Own Game: An Offset Strategy with Chinese Characteristics, Washington: Center for a New American Security 2019.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

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

Contemporary Security Studies, 3rd. ed., Alan Collins (ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013.

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

Security Studies: A Reader, Christopher W. Hughes, Yew Meng Lai (red.), Routledge 2011.

Christopher Kinsey, Corporate Soldiers and International Security: The Rise of Private Military Companies, London & New York: Routledge, 2006.

Averting Crisis: US Defence Spending, Deterrence and the Indo-Pacific, Sydney: The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney 2019.

Chris Dougherty, Why America Needs a New Way of War, Washington: Center for a New American Security 2019.

Scott Boston, Dara Massicot, The Russian Way of Warfare: A Primer, Santa Monica: The RAND Corp. 2017.

Anton Lavrov, Russian Military Reforms from Georgia to Syria, Washington: Center for Strategic and International Studies 2018.

Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2019, Washington: U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense 2019.

Robert O. Work and Greg Grant, Beating the Americans at their Own Game: An Offset Strategy with Chinese Characteristics, Washington: Center for a New American Security 2019.

David Jordan, James D. Kiras, David J. Lonsdale, Ian Speller, Christopher Tuck, and C. Dale Walton, Understanding Modern Warfare, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2016.

The use of force: military power and international politics, 8th ed., Robert J. Art and Kelly M. Greenhill (eds.), Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield 2015.

Wayne E. Lee, Waging War: Conflict, Culture, and Innovation in World History, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2016.

Eliot A. Cohen, The Big Stick: the Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force, New York: Basic Books 2016.

Michael E. O'Hanlon, The Future of Land Warfare, Washington: Brookings Institution Press 2015.

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.