International Security

POLI 243

Schedule of Readings.


  1. Syllabus

Weekly Readings Schedule

  1. Models, Rational Choice, and Progress in IR
  2. Structural Theories of War
  3. Behavioral Theories of War and Peace
  4. Bargaining Theories of Crisis, War, and Peace
  5. Conventional and Nuclear Deterrence
  6. Domestic Politics: Two-Level Games and Survival of Leaders
  7. Alliances: Public Goods, Burden-Sharing, and Security
  8. Arms Races: Dynamics and Empirics
  9. Bounded Rationality, Emotions, and Evolutionary Psychology
  10. Recent Advances in Statistical Modeling in IR