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Geopolitics and World Order - JPB277
Anglický název: Geopolitics and World Order
Zajišťuje: Katedra politologie (23-KP)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2021
Semestr: letní
E-Kredity: 5
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:2/1, Zk [HT]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (30)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Virtuální mobilita / počet míst: ne
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Je zajišťováno předmětem: JPB154
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
Garant: Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D.
Vyučující: Mgr. Bohumil Doboš, Ph.D.
Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D.
Třída: Courses for incoming students
Neslučitelnost : JPB154
Je neslučitelnost pro: JPB154
Cíl předmětu -
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D. (28.10.2019)

Cílem kurzu je poskytnout studentům teoretické a empirické základy k analýze světové politiky. Studenti jsou seznámeni se základními analytickými nástroji politické geografie a umožňuje jim si osvojit porozumění vlivu geografie při formování světové politiky.

Literatura -
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D. (12.02.2021)

Readings:

1. Introduction

RIEGL, M., DOBOŠ, B., BEČKA, J. (2019). Independent territories revisited? The concept of partially independent territories (PITs) and the role of such territories in the international system. Territory, Politics, Governance. Vol. 7, No. 3. Pp. 406 - 420. 

2. Distribution of power: structure and development of the political map

COHEN, S. B. (2015). Geopolitics: The Geography of International Relations (London: Rowman & Littlefield).

3. – 4. Areas of analysis in PG/World Politics

FLINT, C. (2006). Introduction to Geopolitics. New York: Routledge.

GLASSNER, M. I. (1996): Political geography (second edition), John Wiley, New York 

LUTTWAK, E. N. (2003). From Geopolitics to Geoeconomics: Logic of Conflict, Grammar of Commerce. In: Ó Tuathail, G.; Dalby, S.; Routledge, P., The Geopolitics Reader (London: Routledge), pp. 125-130.

5. Geographical Determinants of World Politics

KAPLAN, R.D. (2009). The Revenge of Geography. http://www.colorado.edu/geography/class_homepages/geog_4712_sum09/materials/Kaplan%202009%20Revenge%20of%20Geography.pdf

6. – 7. Geopolitical systems

FLINT, C. (2006). Introduction to Geopolitics. New York: Routledge.

KAPLAN, R. D. (2014). Geopolitics and the New World Order. Time.

https://time.com/31911/geopolitics-and-the-new-world-order/

8. Geography: potential and limits of power ambitions

KAGAN, R. (2017). The twilight of the liberal world order. Foreign Affairs. https://www.brookings.edu/research/the-twilight-of-the-liberal-world-order/

9.Dynamics of the geopolitics of World Order (in maps)

10. Power projection (theory of J. Herbst)

DOBOŠ, B., RIEGL, M. (2021). Beyond Ouagadougou: State-building and jihadism in Burkina Faso. African Security Review (forthcoming)

HERBST, J. (1989) ′The Creation and Maintenance of National Boundaries in Africa′. International Organization 43, No. 4, pp. 673-692.

11. World politics and era of teichopolitics

CARTER, D. B., POAST, P. (2015). Why Do States Build Walls? Political Economy, Security, and Border Stability. Journal of Conflict Research.

MIČKO, B., RIEGL, M. (2020). Geopolitics. Towards a Schmittian Theory of Border Hardening: Nomos, Sovereignty, Political Unity and Barriers in the Middle East

12. Geopolitics of „chaos“: diffusion of power and disintegration of the political map

DOBOŠ, B., RIEGL, M., LANDOVSKÝ, J. (2021). Territoriality of Radical Islamist Groups: Security, Economy and Identity. Abingdon: Routledge.

KAPLAN, R. D. (1994): The Coming Anarchy, In: The Atlantic Monthly, Vol 273, No. 2, pages 44 - 76, February 1994. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1994/02/the-coming-anarchy/304670/

RIEGL, M., DOBOŠ, B. (2017). Unrecognized States and Secession in the 21st Century. Springer. 

 

Seminars:

Burrows, M. J. (2019). THE WORLD IN 2035: THREE NEW SCENARIOS. In Global risks 2035 update: Decline or New Renaissance? (pp. 54–75). Retrieved from https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Global-Risks-2035-Update.pdf

European Parliament. Directorate General for Parliamentary Research Services. & Oxford Analytica. (2017). Global trends to 2035: geo politics and international power. Publications Office (pp. 69-94). https://doi.org/10.2861/800293

Gavin, F. J. (2020, January 20). Asking the right questions about the past and future of world order. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from Warontherocks.com website: https://warontherocks.com/2020/01/asking-the-right-questions-about-the-past-and-future-of-world-order/

Hofmann, C., & Schneckener, U. (2011). Engaging non-state armed actors in state- and peace-building: options and strategies. International Review of the Red Cross93(883), 603–621.

Luttwak, E. N. (2009). The Geography of Power. In The grand strategy of the byzantine empire (pp. 145–170). London, England: Belknap Press.

Newman, n. (1998) Geopolitics Renaissant: Territory, sovereignty and the world political map, Geopolitics, 3:1, p. 1-8, DOI: 10.1080/14650049808407604

Scott, D. (2008) The Great Power ‘Great Game’ between India and China: ‘The Logic of

Treverton, G., & Jones, S. G. (2005). Measuring National Power. Chapters 1 and 2. Santa Monica, CA: RAND. Available from: https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/conf_proceedings/2005/RAND_CF215.pdf

Wibbels, E., Hollenbach, F. M., & Ward, M. D. (2013). State building and the geography of governance: Evidence from satellites.

Pusterla, E. & Francesca Piccin (2012) The Loss of Sovereignty Control and the Illusion of Building Walls, Journal of Borderlands Studies, 27:2, 121-138, DOI:10.1080/08865655.2012.687212

Metody výuky -
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Bohumil Doboš, Ph.D. (05.02.2022)

Zoom link - https://cuni-cz.zoom.us/j/95209314978




Požadavky ke zkoušce -
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D. (08.02.2021)

1) final test (multiple-choince) (at least one term will be offered in July and September, also due to the current travel restriction there will be one distant term via Moodle) accounts for 80% of the overall grade

2) Seminar: accounts for 20% of the overall grade (active participation in all seminars is required)

 

The final assessment is marked as following:

100 % - 91 % ...A

90 % - 81 % ... B

80 % - 71 % ... C

70 % - 61 % ... D

60 % - 51 % ... E

Less than 50 % ... F

Sylabus -
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D. (17.05.2022)

week 1: introduction

week 2: https://cuni-cz.zoom.us/rec/share/MxcujQt8p-iCYMjUyk7gCJUJICE3EJV26K9rst62ndMXd7tBR7m-2CX73scPiz1P.dBRHg_bMsSNUWVZX /&v2xBSpd)

week 3: https://cuni-cz.zoom.us/rec/share/sCmUsb8X82mP7Q33DtlnlFMKgZt3eizurTLDKwYF_kMHxvepTK_XUHNuPaqlt1Ca.xp1_W8H1coU7A-xU / Passcode: rS&WASR5

week 4: https://cuni-cz.zoom.us/rec/share/85Sr0JQL72ZnuCPLWWCuGpSHxA4LxPO2mnoIJhFl5fdbEL19-J92d3izTN5nxoVg.vVAguB1plraL7fyc / Passcode: 6Ap?v2W2

week 5: https://cuni-cz.zoom.us/rec/share/TmV_0BEwm1dLo5wT5rmb5tFweCOQ8FhOyqt2uW3ipm8quEnRqKrQz5HjBWWzzQX0.SNemn4Mf9k2yFtcU / Passcode: q30g&qYk

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week 8:

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1. Introduction

2. Distribution of power: structure and development of the political map

- Mao of the world (Geopolitics of IR)

3. – 4. Areas of analysis in PG/World Politics

 - definitions (political science, political geography, IR, geopolitics, geostrategy, geostrategy, foreign policy, security policy)

- geopolitical concepts (territoriality, nationalism, maps, projection, space, distance, agents, systems)

- power analysis (territory, location, population, government, economy, military, foreign policy)

5. Geographical Determinants of World Politics

- Geographic factors and world politics

6. – 7. Geopolitical systems

- Eras of geopolitics, Modelski, LWO

- Competing world orders (Cold War, US-led order, internal and external threats to LWO)

- China´s model of LWO (BRI) and reaction (India, Japan, Australia, EU)

8. Geography: potential and limits of power ambitions

- Russia and China (limits of power potential)

9.Dynamics of the geopolitics of World Order (in maps)

10. Power projection (theory of J. Herbst)

11. World politics and era of teichopolitics

12. Geopolitics of „chaos“: diffusion of power and disintegration of the political map

- disintegration of the political map

- anomalous political entities

- violent non-state actors

 

SEMINARS:

WEEK 1.

Introduction

 

WEEK 2.

SEMINAR: Reading the political map

David Newman (1998) Geopolitics Renaissant: Territory, sovereignty and the world political map, Geopolitics, 3:1, p. 1-8, DOI: 10.1080/14650049808407604

Reading the political map – Trisiland simulation

 

WEEK 3.

SEMINAR: Measuring national power I.

Treverton, G., & Jones, S. G. (2005). Measuring National Power. Chapters 1 and 2. Santa Monica, CA: RAND. Available from: https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/conf_proceedings/2005/RAND_CF215.pdf

Measuring resources or capabilities, or power-in-being: Case of Winia

 

WEEK 4.

SEMINAR: Measuring national power II. (No reading)

Measuring how resources are converted through national processes: Case of Winia

 Measuring power in outcomes: Case of Winia and Turiedia

 

WEEK 5.

SEMINAR: Geography and strategy

 Luttwak, E. N. (2009). The Geography of Power. In The grand strategy of the byzantine empire (pp. 145–170). London, England: Belknap Press.

 Winian strategy: Kakera, Tafshal and Grisonia

 

WEEK 6.

SEMINAR: Systems in practice I.

European Parliament. Directorate General for Parliamentary Research Services. & Oxford Analytica. (2017). Global trends to 2035: geo politics and international power. Publications Office (pp. 69-94). https://doi.org/10.2861/800293

Turiedia and Winia – Bipolarity of the World: Spheres of Influence in the East

 

WEEK 7.

SEMINAR: Systems in practice II.

Burrows, M. J. (2019). THE WORLD IN 2035: THREE NEW SCENARIOS. In Global risks 2035 update: Decline or New Renaissance? (pp. 54–75). Retrieved from https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Global-Risks-2035-Update.pdf

Turiedia and Winia – Bipolarity of the World: New Powers and Instability

 

WEEK 8.

SEMINAR: Limits of Power

David Scott (2008) The Great Power ‘Great Game’ between India and China: ‘The Logic of Geography’, Geopolitics, 13:1, 1-26, DOI: 10.1080/14650040701783243

Muridia and limits of power: A case study

 

WEEK 9.

SEMINAR: World Ordrs

 Gavin, F. J. (2020, January 20). Asking the right questions about the past and future of world order. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from Warontherocks.com website: https://warontherocks.com/2020/01/asking-the-right-questions-about-the-past-and-future-of-world-order/

 Between Winia and Turiedia: Potential for World Orders

 

WEEK 10.

SEMINAR: State capacity

Wibbels, E., Hollenbach, F. M., & Ward, M. D. (2013). State building and the geography of governance: Evidence from satellites

 

WEEK 11.

SEMINAR: World of Walls

Elia Pusterla & Francesca Piccin (2012) The Loss of Sovereignty Control and the Illusion of Building Walls, Journal of Borderlands Studies, 27:2, 121-138, DOI:10.1080/08865655.2012.687212

Border barrier potential: Cases of Trisiland

 

WEEK 12.

SEMINAR: Engaging non-state actors

Hofmann, C., & Schneckener, U. (2011). Engaging non-state armed actors in state- and peace-building: options and strategies. International Review of the Red Cross93(883), 603–621. Engaging Violent Non-State Actors in Kakera and Taulaipo

Engaging Violent Non-State Actors in Kakera and Taulaipo

 

 

Vstupní požadavky -
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Martin Riegl, Ph.D. (28.10.2019)

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