|Course Title and Purpose||1. Course Title
THE POLITICS OF THE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY
|2. Aims of the Course:
Students who take this course will:
|Course Delivery||3. Contents:
The foundations of the CAP in Western Europe; The changing shape and income levels in agriculture; Price and market support; Implications of the choice of particular market policy instruments; The Mansholt Plan and its legacy; MacSharry reforms of the CAP; Agenda 2000; CAP Reform 2003; Unresolved issues; Enlargement to the East and the CAP.
|4. Indicative Reading:
R. Ackrill, The Common Agricultural Policy (UACES, Sheffield Academic Press Ltd., Sheffield, 2000)
C. Ritson, R. D. Harvey (eds.), The Common Agricultural Policy (CAB International Publishing, Wallingford, 1998)
A. Greer, Agricultural Policy in Europe (Manchester University Press, 2005)
R. Fennel, The Common Agricultural Policy: Continuity and Changes (Clarendon press, Oxford, 1997)
M. Hennis, Globalization and European Integration: The Changing Role of Farmers in the Common Agricultural Policy (Rowman&Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2004)
A. K. Ingersent, A. J. Rayner, Agricultural Policy in Western Europe and the United States (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham and Northampton, 1999)
|5. Learning and Teaching Methods:
Total Contact Hours: 28
Range of Modes of Contact: Lectures (two hours per week – one semester), weekly seminars based on small group presentations based on independent learning and directed reading.
Range of other Learning Methods: Independent learning and directed reading
Total Study Hours: 150
|Course Assessment||6. Course Learning Outcomes:
After taking this course, students will be able to:
|7. Assessment Methods:|
Assessment is by oral course work (short individual contributions based on recommended reading), written seminar paper and oral exam at the end of the course.
Number, Type and Weighting of Elements:
|Course Management||8. Credit Points and Duration:
8 credit points; duration of the course is one semester.
|9. Contact Person:
Dr Koviljko Lovre
E-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;