PS240: The Politics of European Integration
Burley, Anne-Marie and Walter Mattli. "Europe Before the Court: A Political Theory of Legal Integration." International Organization vol.47 no.1 (Winter 1993): 41-76.
Alter, Karen J. and Sophie Meunier-Aitshalia. "Judicial Politics in the European Community: European Integration and the Pathbreaking Cassis de Dijon Decision." Comparative Political Studies vol.26 no.4 (January 1994): 535-561.
Stein, Eric. "Lawyers, Judges, and the Making of a Transnational Constitution." American Journal of International Law vol.75 no.1 (January 1981): 1-27.
Alter, Karen J. Establishing the Supremacy of European Law: The Making of an International Rule of Law in Europe. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Peterson, John and Elizabeth Bomberg. "Institutions, Rules, Norms." In Decision-Making in the European Union. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999: 31-59.
5. Social Science Research and Writing & the Study of European Integration (Thu, Sep. 30)
King, Gary, Robert O. Keohane, and Sidney Verba. [Selections from:] Designing Social Inquiry: Scientific Inference in Qualitative Research. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994: 3, 6f, 9-12, 12-19, 23, 25f, 32f, 46, 55-57, 63, 75-95, 128-135.
Munck, Gerardo L. "Tools for Qualitative Research." In Rethinking Social Inquiry: Diverse Tools, Shared Standards, edited by Henry E. Brady and David Collier. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005: 105-121.
Van Evera, Stephen. "What Are Case Studies?" In Guide to Methods for Students of Political Science. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997: 49-88.
Fearon, James D. "Counterfactuals and Hypothesis Testing in Political Science." World Politics vol.43 no.2 (January 1991): 169-195.
The following very basic introductions to quantitative reasoning and statistical hypothesis testing can be skimmed by students familiar with quantitative methods, but are required of all others; they are all on reserve:
Gleason, Andrew et al. [Section 1.4 ("Summary Statistics") from:] Quantitative Reasoning Requirement: Data Text. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Core Curriculum, 1991: 17-22.
Hoover, Kenneth and Todd Donovan. "Measuring Variables and Relationships." In The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking. 8th edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2004: 93-136.
Gleason, Andrew et al. [Sections 2.1 - 2.4 from chapter 2 ("Uncertainty") from:] Quantitative Reasoning Requirement: Data Text. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Core Curriculum, 1991: 26-39.
Lewis-Beck, Michael S. "Bivariate Regression: Fitting a Straight Line." In Applied Regression: An Introduction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1980: 9-19.
Methodological Debates in Application to the Study of European Integration
Wæver, Ole. "Discursive Approaches." In European Integration Theory, edited by Antje Wiener and Thomas Diez. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004: 197-215.
Diez, Thomas. "Riding the AM-track through Europe; or, The Pitfalls of a Rationalist Journey through European Integration." Millennium: Journal of International Studies vol.28 no.2 (1999): 355-369.
Moravcsik, Andrew. "The Future of European Integration: Social Science or Social Theory?" Millennium: Journal of International Studies vol.28 no.2 (1999): 371-391.
Recommended: Hall, Peter A., with adaptations by Tim Büthe. "Writing an Analytical Paper in Political Science." Mimeo.
Sbragia, Alberta M. "Thinking about the European Future: The Uses of Comparison." In Euro-Politics: Institutions and Policymaking in the 'New' European Community, edited by Alterta M. Sbragia. Washington, D.C.: Brookings, 1992: 257-291.
Schmidt, Vivien A. and Claudio M. Radaelli. "Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Policy Change and Discourse in Europe." West European Politics vol.27 no.2 (March 2004, special issue 'Policy Change and Discourse in Europe'): 183-210.