Course: Theory and practice of governance in the

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Course title Theory and practice of governance in the
Course code KPF/0919
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Belling Vojtěch, doc. JUDr. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) State Federation, international organizations, transnational system: basic concepts 2) neofunctionalism 3) intergouvernmentalism 4) multi-level-gvernance 5) sociological theory of integration 6), a global demos? 7) transnational democratic institutions, their theoretical context. 8) criticism integration of statist perspective 9) criticism integration from the perspective of radical democracy 10) Sovereignty and Constituent power 11) post-industrial deconstruction of sovereignty 12) sovereignty and its relevance in transnational systems

Learning activities and teaching methods
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Learning outcomes
The course introduces participants to the dominant theories of supranational integration, with an emphasis on European integration. At the same time the focus will be on linking theoretical grasp of the integration process with the actual governance and the functioning of international institutions. Therefore, they will also be analyzed also relevant normative texts, especially from the pen of the constitutional courts of the Member States. Thematize the question of democratic legitimacy in the context of transnational governance, as well as theoretical concepts postnacionálního arrangement.
Learning outcomes: Students will gain this expertise: - Able to work with the basic concepts of transnational governance - Understand the basic principles of international institutions and their reflections - Understand the differences in the functioning of democratic institutions in different contexts get an overview of the current major theoretical approaches to transnational integration process

Assessment methods and criteria
Credit will be given for the oral defense of a written exam and exam will be awarded for the oral defense of written work and for answering one of the questions presented topics. Written work must have a minimum of 8 pages (15,000 hits including spaces) and must be based on the presented topics and a minimum of two texts (primary and secondary foreign language text). Topic approved in advance by the investigator.
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