Course syllabus RRGR - Globalization and Regionalism (FRDIS - SS 2013/2014)


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Course code: RRGR
Course title in Czech:
Globalization and Regionalism
Course title in English:
Globalization and Regionalism
Semester:
SS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
required
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Ing. Samuel Antwi Darkwah, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Mgr. Daniela Ettaleb, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Prerequisites:
none
 
Timetable in this semester:
-- item not defined --
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course approaches and clarify the audience the processes of globalization and regionalization in the current world order. Lectures will be divided into several circuits of topics.Individual blocks are intended to explain the origins of globalization, current trends and projections of the future world social and economic development. There will be analyzed the causes, forms and effects of political, economic and socio-cultural impacts of globalization and related processes on developing countries. In the lectures will be performed the views on globalization trends from the leading Czech and foreign sociologists, political scientists, philosophers and economists. Regionalisation trends are explained in the context of the institutional and integration process in various world regions.
 
Course content:
1.
Globalization and regionalization (allowance 4/1)
 
a.
Explanations of basic concepts and organization of the study
b.
Globalization - development, forms, impacts
c.Criticism and problems of globalization - economic and social consequences

2.
Economic globalization (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Multinational corporations
b.
Casino economy
c.Consequences of the new international division of labour

3.Political globalization (allowance 6/5)
 
a.Global governance
b.
Actors of the global governance
c.
National state in the globalized world
d.Democracy at the supranational level

4.
Socio-cultural globalization (allowance 3/2)
 
a.
Global civil society
b.
Antiglobalization movements

5.
Sociological, political and philosophical approaches to globalization (views: U. Beck, R. Dahrendorf, A. Giddens, Z. Bauman, M. Castels, J.Keller) (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Sociological, political and philosophical approaches to globalization I.
b.
Sociological, political and philosophical approaches to globalization II.

6.
Regionalization and regionalism (allowance 3/2)
 
a.
Regionalization
b.
Old and new regionalism
c.
Regional integration in the world, comparison, evaulation, influence on global governance

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
lecture
24 h
practice
8 h
seminar9 h
public presentation (oral)
1 h
preparation for exam
45 h
preparation for regular assessment
20 h
preparation of presentation
18 h
writing of seminar paper
15 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Individual tasks, discussion and activity on the seminars, presentation in group. Final exam through credit test, combination of open and closed questions.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
Problémy legitimity v pozdním kapitalismu. 1st ed. Praha: 2000. 187 p. ISBN 80-7007-130-3.
SUTER, K. Global order and global disorder : globalization and the nation-state. 1st ed. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2003. 206 p. ISBN 0-275-97388-3.
KELLER, J. Až na dno blahobytu. 2nd ed. Brno: DUHA, 1995. 73 p. ISBN 80-902056-0-7.
KELLER, J. Vzestup a pád středních vrstev. Praha: SLON, 2000. 123 p. ISBN 80-85850-95-8.
GILPIN, R. The Chalenge of Global Capitalism. 1st ed. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0-691-04935-1.
GIDDENS, A. -- OGROCKÁ, J. Unikající svět: jak globalizace mění náš život. 1st ed. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2000. 135 p. Post ;. ISBN 80-85850-91-5.
BAUMAN, Z. Globalizace: Důsledky pro člověka. 1st ed. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1999. 157 p. ISBN 80-204-0817-7.
BAUMAN, Z. -- PETRUSEK, M. Úvahy o postmoderní době. 1st ed. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1995. 165 p. Post ;. ISBN 80-85850-12-5.
CIHELKOVÁ, E. et al. Nový regionalismus: teorie a případová studie (Evropská unie). 1st ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2007. 361 p. ISBN 978-80-7179-808-8.
ŽÍDEK, L. Dějiny světového hospodářství. 2nd ed. Plzeň: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, 2009. 397 p. ISBN 978-80-7380-184-7.
CIHELKOVÁ, E. et al. Mezinárodní ekonomie II. 1st ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2008. 258 p. ISBN 978-80-7400-054-6.

Recommended:
Strukturální přeměna osobnosti. Praha: Filosofia, 2000. 418 p. ISBN 80-7007-134-6.
Mcdonaldizace společnosti: Výzkum měnící se povahy soudobého společenského života. 1st ed. Praha: Academia, 1996. 176 p. ISBN 80-200-0571-4.
KELLER, J. Politika s ručením omezeným: Proměny moci na prahu 21.století. 1st ed. Praha: Evropský literární klub, 2001. 139 p. ISBN 80-86316-27-0.
TOFFLER, A. -- TOFFLEROVÁ, H. Válka a antiválka. Jak porozumět dnešnímu globálnímu chaosu. Praha: Dokořán, 2002. 303 p. ISBN 80-86569-16-0.
DE WILDE, J. -- BUZAN, B. -- WEAVER, O. Bezpečnost: Nový rámec pro analýzu. Brno: Centrum strategických studií, 2005. 267 p. ISBN 80-903333-6-2.
EICHLER, J. Mezinárodní bezpečnost v době globalizace. Praha: Portál, 2009. 328 p. ISBN 978-80-7367-540-0.
SØRENSEN, G. Stát a mezinárodní vztahy. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2005. 237 p. ISBN 80-7178-910-0.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-ITS-IDSA International Development Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Track VS Public administration, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


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