PS240: The Politics of European Integration
1. Introduction: European Integration & the EU — International or Domestic Politics? (Thursday, Sep. 2)
Mazey, Sonia. "European Integration: Unfinished Journey or Journey without End?" In European Union: Power and Policy-Making, edited by Jeremy Richardson. London: Routledge, 2001: 27-50.
Ginsberg, Roy H. Excerpt on 'Revitalization, Enlargement, and New Compacts, 1986-2004' from "Chapter 2: Theory and Practice of Modern European Integration." In Demystifying the European Union: The Enduring Logic of Regional Integration. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010: 75-83.
Rosamond, Ben. "Introduction." [and] "Integration Theory and Social Science." In Theories of European Integration. New York: Palgrave—St. Martin's Press, 2000: 1-19, 186-197.
Risse-Kappen, Thomas. "Exploring the Nature of the Beast: International Relations Theory and Comparative Policy Analysis Meet the European Union." Journal of Common Market Studies vol.34 no.1 (March 1996): 53-80.
Keeler, John T. S. "Mapping EU Studies: The Evolution from Boutique to Boom Field, 1960-2001." Journal of Common Market Studies vol.43 no.3 (September 2005): 551-582.
Recommended (and to be re-visited in week 13)
Cornett, Linda and James A. Caporaso. "'And Still It Moves!' State Interests and Social Forces in the European Community." In Governance Without Government: Order and Change in World Politics, edited by James N. Rosenau and Ernst-Otto Czempiel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992: 219-249.
Hix, Simon. "The Study of the European Community: The Challenge to Comparative Politics." West European Politics vol.17 no.1 (January 1994): 1-30.
Hurrell, Andrew and Anand Menon. "Politics Like Any Other? Comparative Politics, International Relations and the Study of the EU." West European Politics vol.19 no.2 (April 1996): 386-402.
Hix, Simon. "CP, IR, and the EU! A Rejoinder to Hurrell and Menon." West European Politics vol.19 no.4 (October 1996): 802-804.
Smith, Steve. "International Relations Theory and European Integration." In International Relations Theory and the Politics of European Integration: Power, Security, and Community, edited by Morten Kelstrup and Michael C. Williams. London: Routledge, 2000: 33-56.
Peterson, John and Elizabeth Bomberg. "Making Sense of EU Decision-Making." In Decision-Making in the European Union. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999: 4-30.
Jupille, Joseph and James A. Caporaso. "Institutionalism and the European Union: Beyond International Relations and Comparative Politics." Annual Review of Political Science vol.2 (1999): 429-444.
Rich, Paul. "Visionary Ideas of European Unity after World War I." In Visions of European Unity, edited by Philomena Murray and Paul Rich. Boulder: Westview Press, 1996: 21-34.
Mitrany, David. A Working Peace System: An Argument for the Functional Development of International Organization. London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1943. Reprinted in The European Union: Readings on the Theory and Practice of European Integration, edited by Brent F. Nelsen and Alexander Stubb. 3rd edition. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2003: 99-119.
Nelsen, Brent F. and Alexander Stubb, eds. Selections by Winston Churchill ("The Tragedy of Europe"), Robert Schuman ("Declaration"), Jean Monnet ("A Ferment of Change"), and Charles de Gaulle ("A Concert of European States"). In The European Union: Readings on the Theory and Practice of European Integration. 3rd edition. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2003: 7-11, 13f, 19-26, 27-44.
Recommended Lipgens, Walter. Documents on the History of European Integration. 3 vols. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1986-1988.
Une certaine idée de l'Europe …
2. The Early Years: From Grand Visions to Humble Reality (Thu, Sep. 9)
NOTE: At the end of today's seminar, we will get an introduction to the resources for research on the EU and European integration from Christof Galli, the international documents librarian at Duke with special responsibility for the EU Depository collection.