Readings

This section features the required texts for the course and the readings by session.

Required Texts

Buy at Amazon Brawley, Mark R. The Politics of Globalization. Peterborough, Ontario: The Broadview Press, 2002. ISBN: 9781551112800.

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780198782094.

Buy at Amazon Weiner, Myron, and Sharon Stanton Russell, eds. Demography and National Security. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2002. ISBN: 9781571812629.

Readings by Weekly Session

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Part I: Foundations and Fundamentals
1 Introduction - Intersections and Interconnections Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Choucri, Nazli. "Introduction: Theoretical, Empirical, and Policy Perspectives." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 1-40. ISBN: 9780262032001.

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999, introduction and chapter 1. ISBN: 9780198782094.

Buy at Amazon Litfin, Karen T. "The Greening of Sovereignty: An Introduction." In The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics. Edited by Karen T. Litfin. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 1-27. ISBN:9780262621236.

Buy at Amazon Starr, Chauncey. "Sustaining the Human Environment: The Next Two Hundred Years." In Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment. Edited by Jesse H. Ausubel and H. Dale Langford. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 185-198. ISBN: 9780309051330.

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Buy at Amazon Skolnikoff, Eugene B. "Science and Technology: The Sources of Change." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 255-280. ISBN: 9780262032001.
2 Globalization Dimensions and Domains Highlights on Globalization - Dimensions and Domains (PDF)

Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Brawley, Mark R. The Politics of Globalization. Peterborough, Ontario: The Broadview Press, 2002, chapter 1. ISBN: 9781551112800.

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999, chapters 2 and 3. ISBN: 9780198782094.

Buy at Amazon Hirst, Paul, and Grahame Thompson. Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2001, chapter 3. ISBN: 9780745621647.

Buy at Amazon Sassen, Saskia. Globalization and its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. New York, NY: The New Press, 1998, introduction, pp. XIX-XXXVI. ISBN: 9781565843950.

Cerny, Philip G. "Globalization and the Changing Logic of Collective Action." International Organization 49, no. 4 (1995): 595-625.

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Vitousek, Peter M., Harold A. Mooney, Jane Lubchenco, and Jerry M. Melillo. "Human Domination of Earth's Ecosystems." Science 277, no. 5325 (July 25, 1997): 494-499.

Buy at Amazon Hirst, Paul, and Grahame Thompson. Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2001, chapter 2. ISBN: 9780745621647.

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Buy at Amazon Hirst, Paul, and Grahame Thompson. "Figure 2.1 Global Voluntary Migrations, 1815-1914." Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780745612447. Originally in Buy at Amazon Segal, Aaron. An Atlas of International Migration. London, UK: Hans Zell Publishers, 1993, p. 17. ISBN: 9781873836309.

Buy at Amazon ———. "Figure 2.2 Global Voluntary Migrations, 1945-1980." Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780745612447. Originally in Buy at Amazon Segal, Aaron. An Atlas of International Migration. London, UK: Hans Zell Publishers, 1993, p. 21. ISBN: 9781873836309.

Buy at Amazon ———. "Figure 2.3 Legal immigration to the United States 1820-1986 (numbers and as a percentage of population)." Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780745612447. Originally in Buy at Amazon Nam, Charles B., William J. Serow, and David Sly. International Handbook on Internal Migration. New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990, Fig. 19.1. ISBN: 9780313258589.
3 Theoretical Contentions and Historical Patterns Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Brawley, Mark R. The Politics of Globalization. Peterborough, Ontario: The Broadview Press, 2002, chapters 2 and 8. ISBN: 9781551112800.

Buy at Amazon Choucri, Nazli, and Robert C. North. "Growth, Development, and Environmental Sustainability: Profile and Paradox." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 67-132. ISBN: 9780262032001.

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999, chapters 4 and 5. ISBN: 9780198782094.

Buy at Amazon Hirst, Paul, and Grahame Thompson. Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2001, chapter 4. ISBN: 9780745621647.

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Pollins, Brian M., and Randall L. Schweller. "Linking the Levels: The Long Wave and Shifts in U.S. Foreign Policy, 1790-1993." American Journal of Political Science 40, no. 2 (1999): 431-464.

Buy at Amazon Jervis, Robert. "Realism in the Study of World Politics." In Exploration and Contestation in the Study of World Politics. Edited by Peter J. Katzenstein, Robert O. Keohane, and Stephen D. Krasner. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999, pp. 331-351. ISBN: 9780262611442.
4 Growth, Development, Environment and Complexity Required Readings

Choucri, Nazli, ed. Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Population and Conflict. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1984, chapters 1 and 8. ISBN: 0815623151.

Buy at Amazon Kates, Robert W. "Population, Technology, and the Human Environment: A Thread Through Time." In Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment. Edited by Jesse H. Ausubel and H. Dale Langford. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 33-35. ISBN: 9780309051330.

Buy at Amazon Kuehls, Thom. "Between Sovereignty and Environment: An Exploration of the Discourse of Government." In The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics. Edited by Karen T. Litfin. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 31-53. ISBN: 9780262621236.

Buy at Amazon Wapner, Paul. "Reorienting State Sovereignty: Rights and Responsibilities in the Environmental Age." In The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics. Edited by Karen T. Litfin. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 275-297. ISBN: 9780262621236.

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Buy at Amazon Grübler, Arnulf. "Time for a Change: On the Patterns of Diffusion of Innovation." In Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment. Edited by Jesse H. Ausubel and H. Dale Langford. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 14-32. ISBN: 9780309051330.
5 Knowledge, Technology, and International Transactions Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Allenby, Braden R. "The Information Revolution and Sustainability: Mutually Reinforcing Dimensions of the Human Future." In Information Systems and the Environment. Edited by Deanna J. Richards, Braden R. Allenby, and W. Dale Compton. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001, pp. 15-43. ISBN: 9780309062435.

Buy at Amazon Choucri, Nazli. "Knowledge Networking for Global Sustainability: New Modes of Cyberpartnering." In Information Systems and the Environment. Edited by Deanna J. Richards, Braden R. Allenby, and W. Dale Compton. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001, pp. 195-210. ISBN: 9780309062435.

Buy at Amazon Litfin, Karen T. "Satellites and Sovereign Knowledge: Remote Sensing of the Global Environment." In The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics. Edited by Karen T. Litfin. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 193-221. ISBN: 9780262621236.

Buy at Amazon Rothenberg, Jerome. "Economic Perspectives on Time Comparisons: An Evaluation of Time Discounting." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 307-332. ISBN: 9780262032001.

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Buy at Amazon Rejeski, David. "Metrics, Systems, and Technological Choices." In The Industrial Green Game: Implications for Environmental Design and Management. Edited by Deanna J. Richards. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 48-72. ISBN: 9780309052948.

Buy at Amazon Wernick, Iddo K., Robert Herman, Shekhar Govind, and Jesse H. Ausubel. "Materialization and Dematerialization: Measures and Trends." In Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment. Edited by Jesse H. Ausubel and H. Dale Langford. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 135-156. ISBN: 9780309051330.
Part II: Crossing Borders - Migration Matters
6 Theories of Migration and Population Movements Required Readings

Massey, Douglas S., Joaquin Arango, Graeme Hugo, Ali Kouaouci, Adela Pellegrino, and J. Edward Taylor. "Theories of International Migration: A Review and Appraisal." Population and Development Review 19, no. 3 (September, 1993): 431-466.

Buy at Amazon Teitelbaum, Michael S. "International Migration: Predicting the Unknowable." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 21-37. ISBN: 9781571813398.

Choucri, Nazli. "Migration and Security: Some Key Linkages." Journal of International Affairs 56, no. 1 (Fall 2002): 98-122.

Therborn, Goeran. "Migration and Western Europe: The Old World Turning New." Science 237, no. 4819 (September 4, 1987): 1183-1187.

Buy at Amazon Weiner, Myron. "Security, Stability and International Migration." In International Migration and Security. Edited by Myron Weiner. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993, pp. 1-35. ISBN: 9780813387741.

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Kratochwil, Friedrich. "Of Systems, Boundaries, and Territoriality." World Politics 39, no. 1 (1986): 27-52.

Buy at Amazon Sassen, Saskia. Globalization and its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. New York, NY: The New Press, 1998, chapters 4 and 8. ISBN: 9781565843950.
7 International Migration and National Security Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999, chapter 6. ISBN: 9780198782094.

Buy at Amazon Banister, Judith. "Impacts of Migration to China's Border Regions." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 256-304. ISBN: 9781571813398.

Buy at Amazon Goldstone, Jack A. "Demography, Environment, and Security: An Overview." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 38-61. ISBN: 9781571813398.

Buy at Amazon Krebs, Ronald R., and Jack S. Levy. "Demographic Change and the Sources of International Conflict." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 62-105. ISBN: 9781571813398.

Buy at Amazon Brawley, Mark R. The Politics of Globalization. Peterborough, Ontario: The Broadview Press, 2002, chapter 7. ISBN: 9781551112800.

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Buy at Amazon Martin, Terry. "Stalinist Forced Relocation Policies: Patterns, Causes, Consequences." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 305-339. ISBN: 9781571813398.

Buy at Amazon Choucri, Nazli. "Population and the Global Environment." In Energy and the Environment in the 21st Century. Edited by Jefferson W. Tester, David O. Wood, Nancy A. Ferrari, and J. M. Beér. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991, pp. 91-102. ISBN: 9780262200783.
8 The State and Its Institutions Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Brawley, Mark R. The Politics of Globalization. Peterborough, Ontario: The Broadview Press, 2002, chapters 4, 5, and 6. ISBN: 9781551112800.

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999, chapters 7 and 8. ISBN: 9780198782094.

Buy at Amazon Aleinikoff, T. Alexander, and Douglas Klusmeyer. "Plural Nationality: Facing the Future in a Migratory World." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 154-176. ISBN: 9781571813398.

Buy at Amazon Brubaker, Rogers. "Political Dimensions of Migration From and Among Soviet Successor States." In International Migration and Security. Edited by Myron Weiner. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993, pp. 39-64. ISBN: 9780813387741.

Buy at Amazon Jacobsen, Karen with Steven Wilkinson. "Refugee movements as Security Threats in Sub-Saharan Africa." In International Migration and Security. Edited by Myron Weiner. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993, pp. 201-228. ISBN: 9780813387741.

Buy at Amazon Durch, William J. "Keepers of the Gates: National Militaries in an Age of International Population Movement." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 109-153. ISBN: 9781571813398.

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Buy at Amazon Rogers, Rosemarie. "Western European Responses to Migration." In International Migration and Security. Edited by Myron Weiner. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993, pp. 107-146. ISBN: 9780813387741.

Buy at Amazon Martin, Susan. "Migration and Foreign Policy: Emerging Bilateral and Regional Approaches in the Americas." In Demography and National Security. Edited by Myron Weiner and Sharon Stanton Russell. New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2001, pp. 177-196. ISBN: 9781571813398.
Part III: Shaping International Relations
9 Insights from International Relations Theories Required Readings

Alker, Hayward R., Jr., and Thomas J. Biersteker. "The Dialectics of World Order: Notes for a Future Archeologist of International Savoir Faire." International Studies Quarterly 28 (1984): 121-42.

Gourevitch, Peter. "The Second Image Reversed: the International Sources of Domestic Politics." International Organization 32, no. 4 (1978): 881-912.

Buy at Amazon Haas, Peter M. with Jan Sundgren. "Evolving International Environmental Law: Changing Practices of National Sovereignty." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 401-429. ISBN: 9780262032001.

Putnam, Robert D. "Diplomacy and Domestic Politics: the Logic of Two-Level Games." International Organization 42, no. 3 (1988): 427-460.

Buy at Amazon Ruggie, John Gerard. "What Makes the World Hang Together? Neo-utilitarianism and the Social Constructivist Challenge." In Exploration and Contestation in the Study of World Politics. Edited by Peter J. Katzenstein, Robert O. Keohane, and Stephen D. Krasner. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999, pp. 215-245. ISBN: 9780262611442.

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Buy at Amazon Torpey, Jon. The Invention of the Passport: Surveillance, Citizenship, and the State. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999, chapter 1 and "Conclusion". ISBN: 9780521634939.
10 Dynamics of International Political Economy Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Choucri, Nazli. "Multinational Corporations and the Global Environment." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 205-253. ISBN: 9780262032001.

Buy at Amazon Allenby, Braden R. "Environmental Constraints and the Evolution of the Private Firm." In The Industrial Green Game: Implications for Environmental Design and Management. Edited by Deanna J. Richards. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997, pp. 101-113. ISBN: 9780309052948.

Jackson, John J. "World Trade Rules and Environmental Policies: Congruence or Conflict?" Washington and Lee Law Review 49 (1992): 1227-1277.

Buy at Amazon Lofdahl, Corey L. Environmental Impacts of Globalization and Trade: A Systems Study. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002, chapters 1 and 2. ISBN: 9780262122450.

Buy at Amazon Williamson, Jeffrey A. "Globalization and Inequality, Past and Present." In International Political Economy: Perspectives on Global Power and Wealth . 4th ed. Edited by Frieden, Jeffry A. and David A. Lake. New York, NY: Routledge, 1999, pp. 405-416. ISBN: 9780415222792.

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Buy at Amazon Ostrom, Elinor. Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1990, chapter 4. ISBN: 9780521405997.
11 Institutional Challenges - National and International Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Hardin, Garrett. "The Tragedy of the Commons." In Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings. Edited by Robert Dorfman and Nancy S. Dorfman. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1993, pp. 5-19. ISBN: 9780393963106.

Keohane, Robert O. "International Institutions: Two Approaches." International Studies Quarterly 32 (1988): 379-96.

Buy at Amazon March, James G., and Johan P. Olsen. "The Institutional Dynamics of International Political Orders." In Exploration and Contestation in the Study of World Politics. Edited by Peter J. Katzenstein, Robert O. Keohane, and Stephen D. Krasner. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999, pp. 303-329. ISBN: 9780262611442.

Buy at Amazon Martin, Lisa L., and Beth A. Simmons. "Theories and Empirical Studies of International Institutions." In Exploration and Contestation in the Study of World Politics. Edited by Peter J. Katzenstein, Robert O. Keohane, and Stephen D. Krasner. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999, pp. 89-117. ISBN: 9780262611442.

Buy at Amazon Rothenberg, Jerome. "Economic Perspectives on Time comparisons: An Evaluation of Time Discounting." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 355-397. ISBN: 9780262032001.

Shepsle, Kenneth A. "Studying Institutions: Some Lessons from the Rational Choice Approach." Journal of Theoretical Politics 1, no. 2 (1989): 131-147.

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Buy at Amazon Ostrom, Elinor. Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1990, chapter 1. ISBN: 9780521405997.

———. "New Horizons in Institutional Analysis." American Political Science Review 89, no. 1 (1995): 174-178.
12 Transcending the State - Globalization and Civil Society Required Readings

Buy at Amazon Deudney, Daniel. "Global Village Sovereignty: Intergenerational Sovereign Publics, Federal-Republican Earth Constitutions, and Planetary Identities." In The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics. Edited by Karen T. Litfin. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 299-325. ISBN: 9780262621236.

Buy at Amazon Brawley, Mark R. The Politics of Globalization. Peterborough, Ontario: The Broadview Press, 2002, chapter 9. ISBN: 9781551112800.

Buy at Amazon Young, Oran R. "Negotiating an International Climate Regime: The Institutional Bargaining for Environmental Governance." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 431-452. ISBN: 9780262032001.

Buy at Amazon Lipschutz, Ronnie D. "The Nature of Sovereignty and the Sovereignty of Nature: Problematizing the Boundaries between Self, Society, State, and System." In The Greening of Sovereignty in World Politics. Edited by Karen T. Litfin. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 109-138. ISBN: 9780262621236.

Buy at Amazon Clark, Ian. Globalization and International Relations Theory. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1999, chapters 7 and 8. ISBN: 9780198782094.

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Buy at Amazon Hirst, Paul, and Grahame Thompson. Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2001, chapter 9. ISBN: 9780745621647.

Buy at Amazon Victor, David G., Abram Chayes, and Eugene B. Skolnikoff. "Pragmatic Approaches to Regime Building for Complex International Problems." In Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. Edited by Nazli Choucri. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993, pp. 453-474. ISBN: 9780262032001.