Guías Académicas

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

GRADO EN ESTUDIOS GLOBALES/GLOBAL STUDIES

Curso 2021/2022

1. Subject Information

(Date last modified: 02-06-21 11:01)
Code
109024
Plan
290
ECTS
4.00
Type
Compulsory
Year
3
Duration
First semester
Area
CIENCIA POLÍTICA Y DE LA ADMINISTRACIÓN
DERECHO PROCESAL
Departament
Derecho Administ., Financiero y Procesal
Derecho Público General
Virtual platform

Campus Virtual de la Universidad de Salamanca

Professor Information

Profesor/Profesora
Lorenzo Mateo Bujosa Vadell
Group/s
Único
Departament
Derecho Administ., Financiero y Procesal
Area
Derecho Procesal
Centre
Fac. Derecho
Office
285
Office hours
Se concertará por correo electrónico
Web address
www.usal.es/procesal
E-mail
lbujosa@usal.es
Telephone
923-294441-Ext 1652
Profesor/Profesora
Irene González Pulido
Group/s
Único
Departament
Pendiente de Asignación
Area
Sin Determinar
Centre
Fac. Derecho
Office
283
Office hours
Se concertará por correo electrónico
Web address
-
E-mail
irenegopu@usal.es
Telephone
Ext. 6938
Profesor/Profesora
Isabel Inguanzo Ortiz
Group/s
Único
Departament
Derecho Público General
Area
Ciencia Política y de la Administración
Centre
Fac. Derecho
Office
153 (Facultad de Derecho)
Office hours
Upon request by email.
Web address
https://acpa-usal.com/member/dra-isabel-inguanzo/
E-mail
isabel_io@usal.es
Telephone
-

2. Association of the subject matter within the study plan

Curricular area to which the subject matter pertains.

PROCEDURAL LAW

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Purpose of the subject within the curricular area and study plan.

DEEPENING IN THE PROCEDURAL FIELD OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

IDENTIFICATION OF THREATS TO GLOBAL SECURITY

Professional profile.

STUDENTS, JURISTS, RESEARCH OR ACADEMIA, PUBLIC SECTOR, EMPLOYEES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS, ETC.

3. Prerequisites

ATTEND FIRST AND SECOND COURSE OF THE DEGREE IN GLOBLAL STUDIES. THERE ARE NO OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS.

4. Learning objectives

- Identify the principles of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

- Analyze instruments in the area of criminal procedural cooperation.

- Explain the evolution of the security concept.

- Identify the changes produced in the criminal investigation.

- Relate security needs to specific investigative efforts.

- Study the impact of the new criminal investigation model on the fundamental rights of citizens.

- Expand the knowledge on global security affairs.

- Understand the main challenges to global security

- Identify intra and transnational threats to national and international security.

- Critically analyze International security events & approaches

5. Contents

Theory.

THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL SECURITY

1. BASIC CONCEPTS IN THE FIELD OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES

2. HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES

3. RISKS & THREATS TO INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

4. ACTORS OF INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

5. CRITICAL SECURITY STUDIES

 

PROCEDURAL LAW

6. PRINCIPLES AND INSTRUMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL JUDICIAL COOPERATION

7. SECURITY AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

8. CYBERSECURITY: OFFICIAL INSTITUTIONS AND PROCEDURAL LAW

9. TECHNOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION MEASURES: THE FIGHT AGAINST CYBER CRIME

6. Competences acquired

Basic / General.

CB2.

CB3.

CG3.

Specific.

CE3.

CE6.

CE7.

CE17.

CE22.

7. Teaching methods

1. Theoretical and practical classes will be combined

In class, the teachers will expose and explain the theoretical contents, which could be reinforced through readings making practical cases.

2. Tutoring: students will be able to arrange tutorials with teachers to answer their questions.

8. Anticipated distribution of the use of the different teaching methods

9. Resources

Reference books.

POLITICAL SCIENCE BLOCK:

For the Political Science Block, there is one assigned textbook that will be uploaded to Studium:

  • Buzan & Hansen. 2009. The Evolution of International Security Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

There is also a pdf version of this textbook available online at: https://ir101.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/buzan-the-evolution-of-international-security-studies-compressed.pdf 

The professor will upload complementary materials and readings to Studium.

Additional textbook references for this block are:

  • BAYLIS, J. et al. 2016. The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations, Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press.
  • WILLIAMS, P. and MCDONALD, M. (eds.) 2018. Security Studies. An introduction. Third Edition. Routledge

PROCEDURAL LAW:

For the Procedural Law block please refer to the following material:

ANAGNOSTOPOULOS, I., “Criminal justice cooperation in the European Union after the first few “steps”: a defence view”, ERA Forum, Springer, Berlín, 2014.

ARMADA, I., “The European Investigation Order and the lack of european standars for gathering evidences. Is a Fundamental Rights-based refusal the solution?”, New Journal of European Criminal Law, Vol. 6, Issue 1, 2015.

CANGEMI, D. “Procedural Law Provisions of the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime”, International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, vol. 18, n.º 2, 2007, pp. 165-171.

DANIELE, M., “Evidence gathering in the realm of the European Investigation Order. From National Rules to Global Principles”, New Journal of European Criminal Law, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2015.

MITSELEGAS, V., EU Criminal Law, Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2009.

GOLDSMITH, J.L., “The internet and the legitimacy of the remote cross-border searches”, University Chicago Law Review (2001), pp. 103-118.

KETTEMANN, M.C. “Ensuring cybersecurity through International Law”. Revista española de derecho internacional, ISSN 0034-9380, Vol. 69, Nº 2, 2017, págs. 281-289

RUGGERI S. (coord.) (2012). Liberty and Security in Europe. A Comparative Analysis of Pre-trial Precautionary Measures in Criminal Proceedings. GÖTTINGEN: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Unipress, 1-296, ISBN 978-3-89971-967-3

RUGGERI S. (coord.) (2015). Human Rights in European Criminal Law. New Developments in European Legislation and Case Law after the Lisbon Treaty. CHAM: Springer International PublishingISBN 978-3-319-12041-6

SOTTIAUX, S. Terrorism and the limitation of rights. The ECHR and the US Constitution, Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2008.

WALTZ, K. “Structural realism after the cold war”, International Security, vol. 25 (1), 2000, p. 5-41

10. Assessment

General considerations.

Students must satisfy the assessment requirements, showing that they have acquired the necessary skills to pass the subject.

Assessment criteria.

CONVOCATORIA ORDINARIA (first examination session/ordinary call):

1.- Make the practical cases, comments and essays required by teachers (30% of the final mark of the Procedural Law section; 50% of the Political Science section).

2.- Pass the final exam (70% of the final mark of the Procedural Law section; 50% of the Political Science section).

Assessment tools.

Continuous evaluation (30% of the final mark of the Procedural Law section; 50% of the Political Science section): Participate in practical classes (pass at least 50% of practical cases).

Final exam (70% of the final mark of the Procedural Law section; 50% of the Political Science section): in the Procedural Law section there will be an exam with short answer questions

Assessment recommendations.

 Students will have to attend theory classes and acquire basic knowledge.

Guidelines in the case of failing the subject.

EXTRAORDINARY CALL (second examination session)

Exam (70% of the final mark of the Procedural Law section; 50% of the Political Science section)

Practical cases (30% of the final mark) and essays (50% of the Political Science section)

11. Weekly teaching organization