POLS404 Конфликти и войни в съвременния свят

Анотация:

COURSE ANNOTATION AND AIMS:

The course elaborates the basic concepts, ideas and examples about war and conflict in the contemporary world. It analyses and compares the different war and defensive concepts and the main types of war.

The aim of the course is to provide comprehensive knowledge on the origin, dynamics, and the types of war and conflict, their uses, and the ways they can be solved, as well as understanding about the importance of the problems today.

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Международна политика (на френски език)

Преподавател(и):

 Boyko Noev  

Описание на курса:

Компетенции:

SKILLS:

After completing successfully this course the students will:

1) know:

- the key concepts, principles, strategies, and practice about conflict and war

- have basic knowledge about different particular fields of conflict and war

2) be able to:

- analyse conflict, crisis, pre-war, and war situation in international conflict

- classify the wars and conflicts according to their different types

- to analyse the solving and management strategies and the consequences of these strategies

3) job opportunities, according to the National Register of Jobs and Positions in the Republic of Bulgaria:

- Mid-level specialists and experts in international organizations - UN, The Council of Europe, OSCE, NATO

- Experts in the EU institutions

- Experts and consultants in international NGOs

- Teachers in colleges and schools

- Experts in social and related sciences and humanities

- Journalists and editors

- Diplomatic servants

- Specialists with analytical and control functions in the administration

- Journalists


Предварителни изисквания:


Форми на провеждане:
Редовен

Учебни форми:
Лекция

Език, на който се води курса:
Английски

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

Литература по темите:

SUGGESTED READINGS:

1. History of Diplomacy 5v. Sofia,

2. Kissinger, H. Diplomacy. Sofia 1997.

3. Huntington, S. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. Sofia, 1998

4. Kenedy, P. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers. Parts 1 and 2. Sofia, 1997.

5. Schweizer, P. The Reagan Administration's Secret Strategy That Hastened the Collapse of the Soviet Union Sofia, 1999

Средства за оценяване:

CONTROL DURING THE SEMESTER:

PARTICIPATION IN SEMINARS - 20%

COURSE WORK/PROJECT - 30%

ESSAY - 50%