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  Educators Course Syllabi Politics, Pfaltzgraff- World Politics, Theory and Practice, 9-10

Weeks 9 - 10: Integration at the National and International Levels: Alliance Cohesion

 Topics for Reports:

  • International Regime Analysis
  • Functionalism and International Integration
  • Nationalism and the Cohesiveness of Political Communities
  • The Disintegration of Political Communities
  • The Conditions for Political Community: A Comparative Analysis of Integration Literature
  • The Nature of Regionalism
  • The Conditions for Alliance Cohesion: A Comparative Analysis of Alliance Literature
  • The Interdependence Concept

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Basic Readings:
Cantori, Louis J. and Steven L. Spiegel
"The Analysis of Regional International Politics: The Integration versus the Empirical Systems Approach", International Organization (Autumn 1973), pp.465-495
Connor, Walker
Ethnonationalism: The Quest for Understanding (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994)
Dougherty, James E. and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr.
* Contending Theories of International Relations, Ch. 10
Greenfeld, Liah
Nationalism: Five Roads to Modernity (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992)
Haas, Ernst B.
"Turbulent Fields and the Theory of Regional Integration," International Organization (Spring 1976), pp.173-213
Hanson, Roger D.
"Regional Integration: Reflections on a Decade of Theoretical Efforts," World Politics, Vol. XXI, No. 2 (January 1969)
Jervis, Robert
"Security Regimes," International Organization, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Spring 1982)
Keohane, Robert O.
"The Demand for International Regimes," International Organization, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Spring 1982)
Kohn, Hans
The Idea of Nationalism (New York: Macmillan, 1960), pp.3-24
Krasner, Stephen D.
"Structural Causes and Regime Consequences: Regimes as Intervening Variables," in Stephen D. Krasner (ed.) International Regimes (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1983), pp.1-23
Milner, Helen
"International Theories of Cooperation Among Nations: Strengths and Weaknesses," World Politics (April 1992)
O'Meara, Richard L.
*"Regimes and their Implications for International Theory," Journal of International Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3 (Winter 1984)
Snyder, Jack and Thomas J. Christensen
"Predicting Alliance Patterns," International Organization (Spring 1990)
Young, Oran R.
"Politics of International Regional Formation," International Organization (Summer 1989)
"Regime Dynamics: The Rise and Fall of International Regimes," International Organization, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Spring 1982)
Selected Bibliography:
Deutsch, Karl W., et al.
Political Community and the North Atlantic Area (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1958)
"Shifts in the Balance of Communications Flows: A Problem of Measurement in International Relations," Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. XX (Spring 1956), pp.143-160
"Toward an Inventory of Basic Trends and Patterns in Comparative and International Law," American Political Science Review (March 1960)
"Mass Communications and the Loss of Freedom in National Decision-Making: A Possible Research Approach to Interstate Conflicts," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 1 (June 1957)
Nationalism and Social Communication (New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1963)
"The Growth of Nations: Some Recurrent Patterns in Political and Social Integration," World Politics (January 1953), pp.168-196
__________________ and William J. Foltz, eds.
Nation-Building (New York: Atherton Press, 1963)
"On Communications Models in the Social Sciences," Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 16 (1952), pp.356-380
Nationalism and Social Communication (New York: John Wiley, 1953)
Political Community at the International Level (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1954)
"Shifts in the Balance of International Communication Flows," Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 20 (1956), pp.143-160
"Anatomy and Boundaries According to Communications Theory," in Grinker, Roy ed., Toward a Unified Theory of Human Behavior (New York: Basic Books, 1956)
Problems and Prospects of Federation (Cambridge: MIT Press, Publication in the Humanities No. 26, 1958)
"The Dialectics of Supranational Unification," in International Political Communities (An Anthology) (New York: Doubleday, 1966)
De Vree, Johan K.
Political Integration: The Formation of Theory and Its Problems (The Hague-Paris: Mouton, 1972)
Etzioni, Amitai
Political Unification: A Comparative Study of Leaders and Forces (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965)
Friedman, Julian R., Christopher Bladen and Steven Rosen
Alliance in International Politics (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1970)
Groom, A.J.R. and Taylor, Paul (eds.)
Theory and Practice in International Relations: Functionalism (New York: Crane Russak & Co., Inc., 1975)
Haas, Ernst
"The Challenge of Regionalism," International Organization, XII (1958), pp.440-458
Beyond the Nation-State: Functionalism and International Organization (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1964)
The Uniting of Europe (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1957)
"International Integration: The European and the Universal Process," International Organization, XV (1961), pp.366-392
"Persistent Themes in Atlantic and European Unity," World Politics, X (1958) pp.614-629
The Obsolescence of Regional Integration Theory, Research Series, No. 25 (Berkeley: University of California, Institute of International Studies, 1975)
"The Uniting of Europe and the Uniting of Latin America," Journal of Common Market Studies (June 1967)
Tangle of Hopes: American Commitments and World Order (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1969)
Kohn, Hans
The Age of Nationalism: the First Era of Global History (New York: Harper, 1962)
Lindberg, Leon N.
The Political Dynamics of European Economic Integration (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1963)
_________________ and Stuart Scheingold
Europe's Would-Be Polity (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1970)
_______________________________________, eds.
Regional Integration: Theory and Research (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971)
Liska, George
Europe Ascendant: The International Politics of Unification (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1962)
Nations in Alliance: The Limits of Interdependence (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1962)
International Equilibrium (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1957)
Martindale, Don, ed.
Functionalism in the Social Sciences, Monograph No. 5 (American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1965)
Mitrany, David
Problems of International Sanctions (London: Oxford University Press, 1925)
The Effect of the War in Southeastern Europe (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1936)
A Working Peace System (Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1966)
Nye, Joseph S.
International Regionalism: Readings (Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1968)
Russett, Bruce
International Regions in the International System (Chicago: Rand McNally, 1967)
Trends in World Politics (New York: Macmillan, 1965)
Community and Contention (Cambridge: MIT Press, l963)
Power and Community in World Politics (San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1974)
Schmitter, Philippe C.
"Three Neo-Functional Hypotheses about International Integration," International Organization, Vol. 24, No. 4
Sewell, James Patrick
Functionalism and World Politics: United Nations Programs Financing Economic Development (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1965)
Snyder, Louis L., ed.
The Dynamics of Nationalism (Princeton: Van Nostrand, 1964)
Wiener, Norbert

Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1965)