EU PUBLIC POLICIES

Anno accademico 2015/2016 - 1° anno

Obiettivi formativi

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU
    Il modulo mira a fornire agli studenti la comprensione dell’Unione Europea quale sistema politico che produce politiche pubbliche. Si analizzano le principali teorie di public policy, con particolare attenzione al modello del policy cicle, per poi applicare tali teorie e tali strumenti al sistema politico dell’Unione.

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU
    Il modulo mira a fornire agli studenti la comprensione del funzionamento del processo decisionale dell’Unione Europea in termini di Policy cicle. Sono analizzate le procedure di formazione dell’agenda politica, di formazione dei frames delle politiche, le procedure decisionali e ol ruolo degli attori partecipanti.
  • EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY
    The course makes the student able to deal with the EU foreign policy-making process and issues
  • EUROPEAN SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY
    The course makes the student able to deal with the EU security policy-making process and issues

Prerequisiti richiesti

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU

    Basic knowledge of the European Union Political System

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU

    Basic knowledge of the Euroepan Union political system


Frequenza lezioni

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU

    Attendance is compulsory, according the Course policy.The GLOPEM Degree Course regulation's specific provisions permit to be admitted to the final exam those students who attend the 70% of class session (for this part of the course: 21 hours/30; 7 classes/10). Being absent more than three times is cause for not be admitted to the final exam.

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU

    The GLOPEM Degree Course regulation's specific provisions permit to be admitted to the final exam those students who attend the 70% of class session (for this part of the course: 21 hours/30; 7 classes/10). Being absent more than three times is cause for not be admitted to the final exam.


Contenuti del corso

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU

    This course is designed to permit students to understand the European Union Public Policy Process and to be able to conceptualise the EU's policy in terms of policy analysis. Main arguments: What the Political Science researches on European Union and why; Policy and Politics ; Policy Cycle ; Agenda Setting and Formulation

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU

    This course seeks to balance the theoretical and the immediately practical of the European Union Public Policy. It is focused on the analysis of the processes whereby public policies arise and are enacted in the European Union. It compares theories and models of policymaking and decision-making to illustrate the special requirements of the EU environment; examines the roles of various participants in the policy process: legislators, political parties, interest groups, administrators and administrative structures, citizens and the judiciary.

  • EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY


    Il corso analizza la costruzione e la
    conduzione della politica estera, di sicurezza e difesa dell’Unione Europea di
    fronte alle istituzioni politiche mondiali e alle principali politiche
    mondiali.

  • EUROPEAN SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY


    Il corso analizza la costruzione e la
    conduzione della politica estera, di sicurezza e difesa dell’Unione Europea di
    fronte alle istituzioni politiche mondiali e alle principali politiche
    mondiali.


Testi di riferimento

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU


    Versluis E., van Keulen Mendeltje, Stephenson P., “Analyzing the European Union Policy Process”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Professor will provide class with further readings

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU

    Versluis E., van Keulen Mendeltje, Stephenson P., “Analyzing the European Union Policy Process”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Professor will provide class with further readings

  • EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY
    Selection of chapters and scientific journal articles
  • EUROPEAN SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY
    Selection of chapters and scientific journal articles

Programmazione del corso

POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU
 *ArgomentiRiferimenti testi
1*Policy Analysis and policy cicle in the EU Political SystemVersluis E., van Keulen Mendeltje, Stephenson P., “Analyzing the European Union Policy Process”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Ch. 1  
POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU
 *ArgomentiRiferimenti testi
1 Policy shaping in the EU: Versluis E., van Keulen Mendeltje, Stephenson P., “Analyzing the European Union Policy Process”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Ch. 6 
2 Decision Making Phase in the EU Versluis E., van Keulen Mendeltje, Stephenson P., “Analyzing the European Union Policy Process”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Ch. 7 
* Conoscenze minime irrinunciabili per il superamento dell'esame.

N.B. La conoscenza degli argomenti contrassegnati con l'asterisco è condizione necessaria ma non sufficiente per il superamento dell'esame. Rispondere in maniera sufficiente o anche più che sufficiente alle domande su tali argomenti non assicura, pertanto, il superamento dell'esame.

VERIFICA DELL'APPRENDIMENTO

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU

    The student is required to write a final paper (about 6000 words) which must reply to the list of “study questions” given by professor during the classroom.

    Assessment is based on the evaluation of:

    40% Writings discussion Papers

    20% Participation in Class Scheduled Debate

    40% Term Paper

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU

    The student is required also to write a final paper (about 6000 words) which must reply to the list of “study questions” given by professor during the classroom.Assessment is based on the evaluation of:

    40% Writings discussion Papers

    20% Participation in Class Scheduled Debate

    40% Term Paper


Prove in itinere

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU

    The front lessons are combined with interactive seminars. Classes will be run as seminars, namely it is expected that all students participate in the discussion of the material presented. Each student is required to read the compulsory chapters of each class session prior to class meetings, write a two-page ‘discussion paper’ and email it to the professor by the class day. On the class day, the discussion papers are reviewed and discussed by all the students.

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU

    The front lessons are combined with interactive seminars. Classes will be run as seminars, namely it is expected that all students participate in the discussion of the material presented. Each student is required to read the compulsory chapters of each class session prior to class meetings, write a two-page ‘discussion paper’ and email it to the professor by the class day. On the class day, the discussion papers are reviewed and discussed by all the students.


Esempi di domande e/o esercizi frequenti

  • POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED TO EU
    1. What are the characteristics of the European Union Agenda?
    2. Actors in the EU Agenda setting process
    3. What actors are involved in the policy shaping process of the EU?
    4. What are the main actors of the European Union’s decision making process?

  • POLICY PROCESSES IN THE EU
    1. What are the main descriptive elements of Policy Studies?
    2. How Public Policy can be defined?
    3. What are the stages of the policy cicle model?