Department of Political Science

PSC 574 International Political Economy

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Old Political Science Field: Positive TheoryInternational Relations

This course is archived. It will not be offered again.

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.