Undergraduate Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK

Class Code: GPAD3160
Academic Year: 2019 - 2020
Title: Governance of European Union

Dr. James Floyd DOWNES

Period: Mo 12:30PM - 03:15PM
Location: NAH_114

The course introduces students to the governance of the European Union. It will cover the extensive scholarly debates which have accompanied the development of the European Union. Issues to be covered include: (1) the historical background to the formation of the European Union; (2) the early institutional mechanisms; (3) the record of the organization up to the end of the cold war in 1989; (4) the latest period of institution building (the European Union and the Constitution); and (5) the European Union’s present domestic organization and place in the global system.