NEW FOR FALL 2013
EUROPE IN CRISIS? (POSC/INST 290)
You read the news. You can't have missed that Europe is in trouble. This course will help you understand why (and why it matters) and to think about what the options are going forward.
As a region, Europe faces a number of challenges to its distinct political model:
- Economic recession and an unfavorable demographic situation challenge in the European social model;
- immigration and the rise of extremist groups and parties challenge the liberal political system;
- an apparent decline in the support for the European integration challenges the future of the European Union.
This will be offered as a writing intensive French FLIC class and will provide an opportunity to dig beneath the headlines. We will examine these and other challenges and evaluate what's being done...and what should be done.The instructor for this course will be Professor Kristine Mitchell. Students should consult with the instructor before enrolling. If you are interested please email: email@example.com.