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James A Caporaso
POL S 403
Seattle Campus

Advanced Seminar in International Relations

Examination of contemporary developments in the field of international relations. Content varies according to the nature of developments and research interests of the instructor.

Class description

Topic: The Political Economy of the European Union Description: This course focuses on the changing relations of politics and economics Western Europe, with a focus on the European Community. Economic and political theories of integration will be examined in detail with an eye on explaining the successes and failures of European integration. Specific topics include the Single European Act, the Maastricht Treaty, monetary unification, the democratic deficit, and the emergence of a European social policy.

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Class assignments and grading

Grading Exams: 70 % Class/quiz participation: 30 % TOTAL: 100 %


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Suman C. Chhabra
Date: 11/10/2004