120-0332/04 – Globalization and International Organizations (GMO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Skokan, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To explain the process of globalization in its wide implications in the world economy and other part of the world society. To interpret status of main participants of the globalization. 3.To identify selected global issues. 4.To analyse the causes and results of global issues. 5.To explain the status of international organizations in the process of globalization and in solving of global issues. 6. To apply the knowledge on actual events in the world and new developing trends in the world.

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Subject is concentrated on the process of globalization, in its wide implications; the description of the main participants of the process of globalization; status and function of the most important international organizations; selected global issues, their causes and elimination of the results, possible solving of them and status of international organizations in this solving. The access is interdisciplinary with the aim to cover up whole social implications of the process of globalization and global issues.

Compulsory literature:

BAYLIS, John, Steve SMITH and Patricia OWENS. The globalization of world politics: An introduction to international relations. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-929777-1. EICHENGREEN, Barry. Globalizing capital: a history of the international monetary system. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-691-13937-1. KEGLEY, Charles W. and Gregory A. RAYMOND. The Global Future : A Brief Introduction to World politics. 2nd ed. USA? Thomson Wadsworth, 2007. ISBN 0-495-00748-X.

Recommended literature:

COLLIER, Paul. The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-531145-7. HIERONYMI, Otto. Globalization and the Reformo f the International Banking and Monetary System. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. ISBN 978-0-230-23530-4. WILLIAMSON, Jeffrey G. Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011. 314 s. ISBN 978-02-6201-515-8.

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

B1 Globalization 1. Globalization 2. Globalization in the world 3. Globalization processes 4. Participants in globalization B2. Global issues 5. Population 6. Poverty 7. Global safety and human rights 8. Global burden of environment B3 International organizations 9. United Nations 10. World Bank and IMF 11. Universal and regional organizations 12. International organizations and Development Aid

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 3 Compulsory study plan

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