PSC 574 International Political Economy

Political Science Field: Positive Theory, International Relations
Typically offered every other year

Randall Stone
Fall 2004

This seminar treats in detail at an advanced level key issues in the study of international political economy. Students should be prepared for very considerable responsibilities of critical reading and preparation for informed participation in discussion. Topics examined include the following: paradigmatic debates, hegemonic stability and international institutions, linkage strategies and economic sanctions, classes and coalitions, domestic institutions, bilateralism and multilateralism, credibility and macroeconomic coordination, international debt, international environmental policy, and the collapse of the Soviet bloc.