POLSCI 358 - Politics of the European Union
Section: 101
Term: SP 2010
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
May not be repeated for credit.
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The course explores the historical development, political-philosophical justifications & the current political structure and institutional design of the enlarged European Union. The class also deals with theories on European integration, European political competition, parties and selected policy areas, as well as the role of EU member states. Attention will also be paid to implications of the emerging EU polity for a supra-national European identity and for questions of democratic legitimacy.

POLSCI 358 - Politics of the European Union
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101 (REC)
MTuW 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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Only one book is required for this course. There will also be a required coursepack (to be announced in class). Regarding the books marked as optional, please wait to buy until we have our first class meeting.
ISBN: 0333961811
The political system of European Union, Author: Hix, Simon., Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2005
ISBN: 9780199548637
European Union Politics : 3rd Revised edition, Publisher: Oxford University Press 2009
ISBN: 9780333961711
Ever closer union ; an introduction to European integration, Author: Dinan, Desmond., Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2005
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