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[20171학기] 국제정치이론 (5,6,7)

정치외교학과 최종건 교수

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수업목표 및 개요_Background Motive

본 강의 국제정치이론 세미나 수업으로서 심도있는 이론 학습을 진행할 것이다

국제정치이론 중, 현실주의, 자유주의 그리고 구성주의의 심화 학습을 통해 국제정치학의 이해를 높히고자 한다.



성적평가_Course Evaluation

학기말 논문: 50% , 발제: 30%, 토론: 20%



강의계획_Course Schedule


Week 1. TOPIC 1. Orientation : 강의 소개 및 토론

우리는 무엇을 배우는가?

국제와 정치는 무엇을 의미하는가?


Week 2. TOPIC 2. 고전 강독

E.H. Carr. 1939. The Twenty Years’ Crisis, 1919-1939, chs. 1, 5.

Hans Morgenthau. 1948. Politics among Nations, chs. 1-3.

Stephen Krasner. 1976. State Power and the Structure of International Trade. WP 28(3): 317-43.

Robert Keohane. 1984. After Hegemony, chs. 3-6.

John J. Mearsheimer. 2001. The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, chapters. 1-2.

Barry Buzan, People, States, and Fear (1994), CH1-3.


Week 3. TOPIC 3. Levels & Units of Analysis

Kenneth Waltz. 1959. Man, the State, and War, pp. 16-41, 80-5, 159-65.

J. David Singer, "The Level-of-Analysis Problem in International Politics." World Politics, 14, 1 (October 1961): 77-92.

Robert Jervis. 1976. Perception and Misperception in International Politics, ch. 1.

Alexander Wendt, "The Agent-Structure Problem in International Relations Theory." International Organization 41, 3 (Summer 1987): 335-70.

Alan Lamborn, “Theory and the Politics of World Politics,” International Studies Quarterly 41 (1997), pp. 187-214.

James Lee Ray, “Integrating Levels of Analysis in World Politics.” Journal of Theoretical Politics 13, 4 (2001): 355-88.


Week 4. TOPIC 4. Measuring Power in International Politics

Hans Morgenthau, Politics Among Nations (New York : McGraw-Hill, 1993), chapter 9, “Elements of National Power.”

Robert Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics (Princeton: Princeton University Press 1981), ch. 1. Note his discussion of “prestige.

Jacek Kugler and William Domke, "Comparing the Strength of Nations." Comparative Political Studies 19 (April 1986): 39-69.



William C. Wohlforth, “Realism.” In Christian Reus-Smit and Duncan Snidal, eds., Oxford Handbook of International Relations. Oxford, UK: Oxford                 University Press, 2008. pp. 131-49.

Michael E. Brown, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, and Steven Miller, eds., The Perils of Anarchy: Contemporary Realism and International Security. Cambridge, Mass.:       MIT Press, 1995.

Colin Elman and Michael A. Jensen, eds., The Realism Reader. London: Routledge, 2014.

Kenneth N. Waltz, "The Origins of War in Neorealist Theory." Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 18, 4 (Spring): 615-28.

Patrick James, "Structural Realism and the Causes of War." Mershon International Studies Review 39 (1995): 181-208.

John J. Mearsheimer, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics. New York: Norton, 2001. chap. 2, 7 (pp. 234-38, 264-66), and 8 (pp. 267-72, 329-33).

Gideon Rose, “Neoclassical Realism and Theories of Foreign Policy.” World Politics, 51, 1 (October 1998), 144-72.


Week 6. 04.07. & 04.09. TOPIC 6. BALANCE OF POWER THEORIES

Hans Morgenthau, Politics Among Nations, 4th ed. New York: Knopf, 1967. Part IV.

Feng Zhang, “Reconceiving the balance of power: a review essay.”Review of International Studies, 37, 2 (April 2011): 641-51.

Paul W. Schroeder, "Historical Reality vs. Neo-Realist Theory." International Security 19, 1 (Summer 1994): 108-48.

Randall L. Schweller, "Bandwagoning for Profit: Bringing the Revisionist State Back In." International Security 19, 4 (Summer 1994): 72-107.

Jack S. Levy and William R. Thompson, “Balancing on Land and at Sea: Do States Ally Against the Leading Global Power?” International Security, 35, 1             (Summer 2010): 7-43.



A.F.K. Organski, World Politics, 2nd ed. New York: Knopf, 1968. Chap. 14.

A.F.K. Organski and Jacek Kugler, The War Ledger. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980. pp. 13-28.

Robert Gilpin, War & Change in World Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Ch. 5.

Robert Gilpin, "The Theory of Hegemonic War." Journal of Interdispiplinary History 18, 4 (Spring 1988): 591-614.

Richard Ned Lebow and Benjamin Valentino, "Lost in Transition: A Critical Analysis of Power Transition Theory. International Relations 23, 3 (2009): 389-         410.


Week 8. 중간고사



Glenn H. Snyder, Alliance Politics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1997.

Stephen M. Walt, "Alliance Formation and the Balance of World Power." International Security 9, 4 (Spring 1985): 3-43.

Tongfi Kim, “Why Alliances Entangle But Seldom Entrap States.” Security Studies, 20, 3 (2011): 350-377.



Peter Haas. 1992. Introduction: Epistemic Communities and International Policy Coordination, IO 46: 1-35.

Andrew Moravcsik "The Liberal Paradigm in International Relations Theory: A Scientific Assessment" in Colin Elman and Miram Fendius Elman, eds., Progress       in International Relations Theory: Metrics and Measures of Scientific Change (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002)

John J. Mearsheimer, "The False Promise of International Institutions." International Security 19, 3 (Winter 1994/95): 5-49.

Robert O. Keohane and Lisa L. Martin, "The Promise of Institutionalist Theory." International Security 20, 1 (Summer 1995): 39-51.

John J. Mearsheimer, "A Realist Reply." International Security 20, 1 (Summer 1995): 82-93.

Charles A. Kupchan and Clifford. A. Kupchan, "The Promise of Collective Security." International Security 20, 1 (Summer 1995): 52-61.

Richard K. Betts, "Systems for Peace or Causes of War: Collective Security, Arms Control, and the New Europe." International Security 1, 1 (Summer 1992): 5-       43.

Robert Putnam. 1988. Diplomacy and Domestic Politics: The Logic of Two-Level Games, IO 42: 427-61.


Week 11. TOPIC 10. The Democratic Peace

John M. Owen, "How Liberalism Produces Democratic Peace." International Security, 19, 2 (Fall 1994): 87-125.

Michael Doyle, "Liberalism and World Politics." American Political Science Review 80 (December 1986): 1151-70.

Steve Chan, "In Search of Democratic Peace: Problems and Promise." Mershon International Studies Review 41, 1 (May 1997): 59-91.


Week 12. TOPIC 11. Trade & Peace

Dale C. Copeland, "Economic Interdependence and War: A Theory of Trade Expectations." International Security 20, 3 (Spring 1996): 5-41.

Richard Rosecrance, The Rise of the Trading State: Commerce and Conquest in the Modern World. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

David M. Rowe, “The Tragedy of Liberalism: How Globalization Caused the First World War.” Security Studies, 14, 3 (July ? September 2005): 407-47.

Patrick J. McDonald and Keven Sweeney, “The Achilles’ Heel of Liberal IR Theory? Globalization and Conflict in the Pre-World War I Era. World Politics, 59, 3       (2007) 370- 403.

Erik Gartzke and Yonatan Lupu, “Trading on Preconceptions: Why World War I Was Not a Failure of Economic Interdependence.” International Security 36, 4         (Spring 2012): 115- 150.

Erik Gartzke, "The Capitalist Peace." American Journal of Political Science, 51, 1 (January 2007), 166-91.



Alexander Wendt, Social Theory of International Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Martha Finnemore and Katherine Sikkink, “Taking Stock: The Constructivist Research Program in International Relations and Comparative Politics.” Annual         Review of Political Science, 4 (2001): 391-416.

Ted Hopf. 1998. The Promise of Constructivism in International Relations Theory, IS 23(1): 171-200.

Hedley Bull, The Anarchical Society, Chs. 1& 3 p. 3-22, 53-76.

Alexander Wendt, "Anarchy is What States Make of It," International Organization (1992), 391-425


Week 14. TOPIC 13. IDEA

Mark L. Haas, “Ideological Polarity and Balancing in Great Power Politics.” Security Studies 23, 4 (2014): 715-753.

Nigel Gould-Davies, “Rethinking the Role of Ideology in International Politics During the Cold War,” Journal of Cold War Studies, 1, 1, (Winter 1999):                 90-109.

Robert Jervis, "War and Misperception." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 18, 4 (Spring 1988): 675-700.

Craig Parsons, “Showing Ideas as Causes: Origins of the EU,” International Organization 56, 1 (Winter 2002), pp. 47-84.

Thomas Risse Kappen, "Ideas Do Not Float Freely: Transnational Coalitions, Domestic Structures, and the End of the Cold War," International Organization           48, 2 (Spring 1994).


Week 15. 종합토론


Week 16. 기말고사