Tufts have many (although not all) of the recommended books in their collections. Most other university libraries have these titles as well.
READING PERIOD 1-20 August 2005 Please read the following in preparation for the Mid-Year Residency.
Week 1 (1-7 August): Thinking Theoretically about International Security (94 pages)
Stephen M. Walt, "The Relationship between Theory and Policy in International Relations," Annual Review of Political Science, vol. 8 (2005), pp. 23-47.
G. John Ikenberry, "Introduction," in Ikenberry, ed., America Unrivaled (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), pp. 1-26.
Robert Art, Grand Strategy for America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), pp. 1- 44.
Week 2 (8-14 August): Theory and Practice of Coercion (133 pages)
Daniel Byman and Matthew Waxman, Dynamics of Coercion: American Foreign Policy and the Limits of Military Might (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), pp. 1-85.
Seyom Brown, Illusion of Control: Force and Foreign Policy in the 21st Century (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 2003), pp. 1-48
Week 3 (15-20 August): Security Dilemma, Technology, and Military Power (123 pages)
Robert Jervis, "Cooperation under the Security Dilemma," in Michael E. Brown, et al., eds., Offense, Defense, and War (Cambridge: MIT Press), pp. 3-50.
Stephen Van Evera, "Offense, Defense, and the Causes of War," Ibid, pp. 227-265.
Charles L. Glaser and Chaim D. Kaufmann, "What is the Offense-Defense Balance and How Do We Measure It?" Ibid, pp. 266-304.
THE MID-YEAR RESIDENCY Washington, D.C. 21 August to 3 September 2005
Session 1: The International System—Constraints and Opportunities Required Reading
Kenneth N. Waltz, "Structural Realism after the Cold War" in Ikenberry, ed., America Unrivaled, pp. 29-67.
William C. Wohlforth, "U.S. Strategy in a Unipolar World," Ibid, pp. 98-120. Seyom Brown, Illusion of Control (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 2003), pp. 49-78. Recommended Reading
Charles A. Kupchan, "Hollow Hegemony or Stable Multipolarity?" in Ikenberry, ed., America Unrivaled, pp. 68-97.
G. John Ikenberry, "Democracy, Institutions, and American Restraint," Ibid, pp. 213-238. John M. Owen, IV, "Transnational Liberalism and American Primacy," Ibid, pp. 239-259.