James A Caporaso
POL S 527
Examination of current topics in the theory and practice of world politics. Content varies according to recent developments in the field and research interests of the instructor.
Topic: Regional Integration & International Governance
Description: This course will focus on processes of regional and global integration with special attention to problems of international (and transnational) governance. We will also examine how domestic politics shape or are shaped by global forces. The European Union will provide the regional focus for the course.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
seminar, student presenations, and discussion.
Texts: A number of books will be ordered and readings will be placed on Electronic reserve.
Class assignments and grading
Assignments: A series of short papers, class presentations of readings. Class presentations, discussion, and a series of short papers.
Grading: Papers: 60 %; Class/quiz participation: 40 %.