Current Issues in European Politics
(3+0+0) 3 - ECTS. 7
Social, economic, and political issues that are on the agenda of political parties and the public in major European democracies. Emphasis will be on the status of the welfare state; privatization and economic reform; unemployment; educational reform; attitudes towards the European Union and Common Agricultural Program; immigration, racism, and the New Right; separatist movements and devolution of power from the central to the regional and local governments; democratization of the political regimes of the candidate and new member states of the European Union in the process of European integration.
Elective Courses (Political Science and International Relations)