120-0331/01 – Global Problems of Mankind (GPL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2008/2009
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 1+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Basic knowledge of selected global issues and globalization processes. 2. Comprehension of mutual global interconnectedness of the world. 3. Application of the knowledge on current international events and development trends.

Teaching methods

Summary

This course introduces students to selected global problems – global inequality, HIV/AIDS epidemic, humanitarian intervention, global warming, trafficking in children, population development issues. There is an interdisciplinary approach to the explored issues with the purpose to cover broader context of the globalization process. The course demonstrate global dimensions of the contemporary society development by exploring selected global issues.

Compulsory literature:

Baylis, J. - Smith, S.: The Globalization of World Politics, Oxfords University Press 2005 Snarr,T.M., Snarr,N.D. Introducing Global Issues. London: Lynne Riener Publishers, 2005 Particular studies published on: The United Nations´ programmes and funds homepages: http://www.un.org, http://www.unaids.org, http://www.unicef.org, http://www.who.org CIA Homepage. Http://www.cia.gov World Bank Homepage. Http://www.worldbank.org IPCC Homepage: Http://www.ipcc.ch ILO Homepage: Http://www.ilo.org

Recommended literature:

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Osnova přednášek: 1. Úvod k problematice globalizace a globálních problémů 2. Globální polarizace světa 3. Epidemie HIV/AIDS a její sociální, ekonomické a demografické důsledky 4. Globální oteplování a klimatická změna 5. Práva dětí a sociálně-ekonomický rozvoj 6. Globální bezpečnost a humanitární intervence OSN 7. Aktuální problém Osnova cvičení: 1. Úvodní cvičení 2. Bludný kruh chudoby 3. Důsledky epidemie HIV/AIDS pro chudé rozvojové země 4. Globální oteplování z pohledu jednotlivých regionů 5. Dětská práce a opatření na její odstranění 6. Lidská práva a krizové regiony 7. Ukončení, udílení zápočtu.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 0
                Project Project 20  0
                Other task type Other task type 20  0
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 0
                Written examination Written examination 60  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (00) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (01) Applied Infomatics P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 3 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (00) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (01) Applied Infomatics P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (M6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (00) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (01) Applied Infomatics P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 3 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202R027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (00) Applied Informatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (M6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209T025) System Engineering and Informatics P Czech Ostrava 3 Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (M6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (M6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (01) Applied Infomatics P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6209) Systems Engineering and Informatics (6209R001) Applied Informatics (01) Applied Infomatics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (05) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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