SISTEMA POLITICO DELL’UNIONE EUROPEA

SPS/04 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

FRANCESCA LONGO
Email: lonfran@uict.it
Office: Via Vittorio Emanuele 49
Phone: 095/7347262
Office Hours: ma-me 9,30-12,30


Course Structure

Course is designed for providing students knoledge on the EU political system. The first part is focused on theories of european integration. The second part is focused on the structure of political system, with particular regard to the relations between the executive and the legislative and to the political party system



Detailed Course Content

Intergovernativism vs neo functionalism. Federalism and liberal institutionalism; European Union and the compound democracy model. institutional structure of the European Union; relation between the legislative and the executive in the European Union; political party system in the European Union.



Textbook Information

1) Longo F. , Unione Europea e Scienza Politica: teorie a confronto, Milano, Giuffrè, 2015

2) Attinà F. e Natalicchi G., L’Unione Europea. Governo, Istituzioni, Politiche, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2010, Capitolo 1; Capitolo 3.1 (“Il Quadro istituzionale”); Capitolo 3.2 (“Attori non Istituzionali”); Capitolo 4; Capitolo 8

3). A. Kreppel ”Le Implicazioni politiche della riforma costituzionale: le relazioni tra esecutivo e legislativo nell’Unione Europea” in Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica, n. 3, 2009, pag. 383-416.

4). F . Longo “Un sistema partitico senza un governo di partiti nell’Unione Europea?”, in Mascia M. (a cura di), Verso un governo di partito europeo transnazionale, Padova, Ause, 2014.

Students are permitted to substitute the textbook n. 4 with the following chapter: B. Crum and D. Curtin, "The challenge of Making European Executive power accountable" , in S, Piattoni (Ed.), The European Union. Democratic Principle and Istitutional Architecture in Time of Crisis, Oxford Univ. Press, 2015 63-87




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