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Seminarium för doktorander

Doktorandkursen Political Science Research välkomnar alla doktorander att delta på kursens seminarium.

Här är schemat för doktorandkursen Political Science Research:

Introduction. What is political science?

Datum: Tisdag, 5 oktober, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur (valfritt):

  • Goodin, Robert E., 2011. “The State of the Discipline, the Discipline of the State”, in Robert E. Goodin (ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press (83 p.)
  • Wilson, Matthew Charles and Carl Henrik Knutsen. 2020. “Geographical Coverage in Political Science Research.” Perspectives on Politics. Online first (16 p.)
  • Zerilli, Linda. 2009. “Feminist Theory and the Canon of Political Thought” in John Dryzek, Bonnie Honig and Anne Phillips (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory, New York: Oxford University Press (17 p.)

What is politics I 

Datum: Tisdag, 12 oktober, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Arendt, Hannah, 2013, [1958]. The Human Condition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Excerpts: Prologue, Ch. 1-5, 9-10, 24, 43 & 45; 65 p.)
  • Aristotle, 1996, [c 330 BC]. The Politics and the Constitution of Athens. Edited by Raymond Geuss and Quentin Skinner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Book I & III, 58 p.)
  • Schmitt, Carl, 2008, [1932]. The Concept of the Political. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Excerpts: pp. 19-37; 18 p)

What is politics II 

Datum: Tisdag, 19 oktober, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Downs, Anthony, 1957. An Economic Theory of Democracy. New York: Harper and Brothers. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-4 & 16; 65 p.)
  • Mansbridge, Jane, 1983. Beyond Adversary Democracy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-3 & 21; 39 p.)
  • Young, Iris Marion, 2002. Inclusion and Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Excerpts: Introduction & Ch. 1; 50 p.).

Power, authority, rule 

Datum: Tisdag, 26 oktober, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Arendt, Hannah, 1977, [1954]. ‘What is Authority?’ in Between Past and Future. London: Penguin. pp. 91-141. (50 p.)
  • Dahl, Robert A., 1973. Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition. New Haven: Yale University Press. (Excerpts, Ch. 1-2; 29 p.)
  • Huntington, Samuel P., 2006 [1968]. Political Order in Changing Societies. (New Haven: Yale University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, pp. 1-39 & 78-92; 53 p.)
  • Machiavelli, Niccolò, 2019, [1532]. The Prince. Edited by Quentin Skinner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Chs. I-III & VII-X, 25 p.)
  • Mills, C. Wright, 1956. The Power Elite. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 29 p.).
  • Morgenthau, Hans, 1985, [1948]. Politics Among Nations. The Struggle for Power and Peace. New York: Knopf. (Excerpts: ‘Six Principles’, pp. 4-15, 11 p.)
  • Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1995, [1792]. A Vindication of the Rights of Men and A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Hints. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 2, pp. 87- 108, 21 p.)

The state 

Datum: Tisdag, 9 november, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Brown, Wendy, 2010. Walled States, Waning Sovereignty. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, pp. 7-43, 36 p.)
  • Hobbes, Thomas, 1996, [1651]. Leviathan. Edited by Richard Tuck. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Chs. XVI-XVIII, pp. 111-129, 18 p.)
  • Levi, Margaret 2002.’The State of the Study of the State’, in Ira Katznelson and Helen Milner (eds.) Political Science: The State of the Discipline. New York: Norton. pp. 33-55. (22 p.)
  • Skocpol, Theda, 1985. ‘Bringing the State Back In: Strategies of Analysis in Current Research’, in Peter Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer and Theda Skocpol (eds.), Bringing the State Back In. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 3-38. (35 p.)
  • Sneath, David, 2007. The Headless State: Aristocratic Orders, Kinship Society, & Misrepresentations of Nomadic Inner Asia. New York: Columbia University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 37 p.)
  • Tilly, Charles, 1985. ‘War Making and State Making as Organized Crime’, in Peter Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer and Theda Skocpol (eds.), Bringing the State Back In. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 169-191. (22 p.)
  • Weber, Max, 2009, [1919]. ‘Politics as a Vocation’, in From Max Weber. Essays in Sociology. Edited by H. H. Gerth and C Wright Mills. Abingdon: Routledge. pp. 77-128. (51 p.)

Its competitors 

Datum: Onsdag, 17 november, 2021, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 137
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Alighieri, Dante, 1996, [c. 1313]. Monarchy, Edited by Prue Shaw. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Book I, 29 p.)
  • Kant, Immanuel, 1991, [1795]. ’Perpetual Peace. A Philosophical Sketch’, in Hans Reiss (ed.)
  • Kant: Political Writings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 93-130. (37 p.)
  • Kumar, Krishan, 2017. Visions of Empire. How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 35 p.)
  • Ostrom, Elinor, 1990. Governing the Commons. The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-2 & 6; 70 p.)
  • Sassen, Saskia, 2008. Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Excerpts: Introduction, 30 p.)
  • Strange, Susan, 1996. The Retreat of the State. The Diffusion of Power in the World Economy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-2, 5 & 13; 64 p.)

Institutions 

Datum: Tisdag, 23 november, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Douglas, Mary, 1986. How Institutions Think. New York: Syracuse University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 18 p.)
  • Hall, Peter A. and Rosemary C. R. Taylor, 1996. ‘Political Science and the Three New Institutionalisms’, Political Studies, vol 44, no. 5, pp. 936-957. (21 p.)
  • Hall, Peter A. and David Soskice, 2001. Varieties of Capitalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1; 68 p.).
  • Hirschman, Albert, 1970. Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: Responses to decline in firms, organizations, and states. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-3, 9; 49 p.)
  • Lijphart, Arend, 1999. Patterns of Democracy. Government Forms and Performance in Thirty- Six Countries. New Haven: Yale University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-3; 47 p.)
  • March, James G. & Johan P. Olsen. 1984. ’The New Institutionalism: Organizational Factors in Political Life’. American Political Science Review vol. 78, no. 3, pp. 734-749. (15 p.)
  • North, Douglass C., 1990. Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-4, 8, 9-11; 71 p.)

Norms, ideas and practices 

Datum: Tisdag, 30 november, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Bourdieu, Pierre, 1977. Outline of a Theory of Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 27 p.)
  • Finnemore, Martha and Kathryn Sikkink, 1998. ’International Norm Dynamics and Political Change.’ International Organization vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 887-917. (30 p.)
  • Lipsky, Mikael, 1969. Street-Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services. New York: Russel Sage Foundation. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-2; 22 p.)
  • Putnam, Robert, 1993. Making Democracy Work. Civic Traditions in Modern Italy. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 4, 5; 75 p.)
  • Zaller, John R., 1992. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1-3; 53 p.)

Ways of theorizing I 

Datum: Tisdag, 7 december, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Allen, Amy, 2013. The Politics of Our Selves: Power, autonomy, and gender in contemporary critical theory. New York: Columbia University Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 18 p.)
  • Butler, Judith, 2007, [1990]. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. London & New York: Routledge. (Excerpts: Part I, 32 p.)
  • Pocock, John G. A., 2009. Political Thought and History: Essays on Theory and Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Excerpts: Chs. 5, 6 & 13, 52 p.)

Ways of theorizing II 

Datum: Tisdag, 14 december, 2021, 13:00-15:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Jens Bartelson och Agustín Goenaga

Litteratur:

  • Geddes, Barbara, 2003. Paradigms and Sand Castles: Theory Building and Research Design in Comparative Politics. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. (Excerpts: Ch. 2; 61 p.)
  • Searle, John, 1995. The Construction of Social Reality. New York: The Free Press, 1995. (Excerpts: Ch. 1, 30 p.)
  • Swedberg, Richard, 2012. ’Theorizing in Sociology and Social Science: Turning to the context of discovery.’ Theory and Society vol. 41, no. 1, pp.1-40. (40 p.)

Political Theory I. What is the difference between political theory and social theory?

Datum: Måndag, 17 januari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 137
Lärare: Martin Hall

Litteratur:

  • Dryzek, John, Bonnie Honig and Anne Phillips (2006) “Introduction”, in John Dryzek, Bonnie Honig and Anne Phillips (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory, OUP. 3-45. (42 p.)
  • Helliwell, Christine and Barry Hindess (2006) “Political Theory and Social Theory” in John Dryzek, Bonnie Honig and Anne Phillips (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory, OUP. 810-827. (17 p.)
  • Ritzer, George and Barry Smart (2001) “Introduction: Theorists, Theories and Theorizing” in George Ritzer and Barry Smart (eds) Handbook of Social Theory, SAGE. 1-11. (11 p.)

Political Theory II. Intellectual history and / or normative theory

Datum: Torsdag, 20 januari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Martin Hall

Litteratur:

  • Bartelson, Jens (2007) “Philosophy and History in the Study of Political Thought” in Journal of the Philosophy of History 1(1): 101-124. (23 p.)
  • Farr, James (2006) “The History of Political Thought as Disciplinary Genre” in John Dryzek, Bonnie Honig and Anne Phillips (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory, OUP. 225- 242. (17 p.)
  • Wagner, Peter (2003) “As Intellectual History Meets Historical Sociology: Historical Sociology after the Linguistic Turn” in Gerard Delanty and Engin F. Isin (eds) Handbook of historical sociology. London: Sage. 168-180. (12 p.)

Comparative Politics I. Elite-level behavior: parties, governments and policy-making

Datum: Tisdag, 25 januari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Hanna Bäck

Litteratur:

  • Bäck, Hanna, Debus, Marc, and Müller, Wolfgang C., 2016. “Intra-party Diversity and Ministerial Selection in Coalition Governments”. Public Choice 166: 355-378 (22 p.).
  • Huber, John D., Martinez-Gallardo, Cecilia, 2008. “Replacing Cabinet Ministers: Patterns of Ministerial Stability in Parliamentary Democracies”. American Political Science Review 102: 169- 180 (11 p.).
  • Klüver, Heike, and Hanna Bäck. 2019. "Coalition agreements, issue attention, and cabinet governance." Comparative Political Studies 52.13-14: 1995-2031 (36 p.).
  • Martin, Lanny W. and Georg Vanberg. 2014. “Parties and Policymaking in Multiparty Governments: The Legislative Median, Ministerial Autonomy, and the Coalition Compromise.” American Journal of Political Science 58(4):979–996 (17 p.).
  • Müller, Wolfgang C., and Meyer, Thomas, 2010. “Meeting the challenges of representation and accountability in multiparty governments”. West European Politics 33(4): 1065–1092 (27 p.).

Comparative Politics II. Mass- level behavior: polarization and radicalization

Datum: Torsdag, 27 januari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Hanna Bäck

Litteratur:

  • Huddy, Leonie, Lilliana Mason, and Lene Aarøe. 2015. “Expressive partisanship: Campaign involvement, political emotion, and partisan identity." American Political Science Review: 1-17 (17 p.).
  • Iyengar, S., Lelkes, Yptach, Levendusky, Matthew, Malhotra, Neil, & Westwood, Sean. J. 2019. “The origins and consequences of affective polarization in the United States”. Annual Review of Political Science, 22, 129-146 (17 p.).
  • Mason, Lilliana. 2015. “I disrespectfully agree”: The differential effects of partisan sorting on social and issue polarization." American Journal of Political Science 59.1: 128-145 (17 p.).
  • Renström, Emma A., Hanna Bäck, and Holly M. Knapton. 2020. "Exploring a pathway to radicalization: The effects of social exclusion and rejection sensitivity." Group Processes & Intergroup Relations 23.8 (2020): 1204-1229 (25 p.).
  • Valentino, Nicholas A., Brader, Ted, Groenendyk, Erik, Gregorowicz, Krycha, Hutchings, Vincent. 2011. “Election night’s alright for fighting: The role of emotions in political participation”. The Journal of Politics 73: 156-170 (14 p.).

International Relations I. 

Datum: Tisdag, 8 februari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 137
Lärare: Catarina Kinnvall

Litteratur:

  • Epstein, Charlotte (2013) ‘Theorizing Agency in Hobbes Wake: The rational actor, the self or the speaking subject’, International Organization 67(2): 287-316 (29 p.)
  • Hutchings, Kimberly and Owens, Patricia (2021) ‘Women Thinkers and the Canon of International Thought: Recovery, rejection, and reconstitution’, American Political Science Review, 1-13, (online) doi:10.1017/S0003055420000969 (13 p.)
  • Navon, Emmanuel (2001) ‘The Third Debate Revisited’, Review of International Studies 27: 611-25 (14 p.)
  • De Carvalho, Benjamin, Leira, Halvard, Hobson, John M. (2011) ‘The Big Bangs of IR: The myths that your teachers still tell you about 1648 and 1919’, Millenium 39(3): 725-738 (13 p.)

International Relations II. 

Datum: Torsdag, 10 februari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Catarina Kinnvall

Litteratur:

  • Bhambra, Gurminder (2014) Postcolonial and Decolonial Dialogues’, Postcolonial Studies, 17(2): 115-121. (6 p.)
  • Burke, Anthony, Fisher, Stefanie, Mitchell Audra, Dalby, Simon, Levine, Daniel J. (2016), ‘Planet Politics: A manifesto from the End of IR’ Millenium 44(3): 499-523. (24 p.)    
  • Hobson, John, M. (2007) ‘Is Critical Theory always for the White West or for Western Imperialism: Beyond Westphilian towards a post-racist critical IR’ Review of International Studies, 33(S1): 91-116 (25 p.)
  • Hutchinson, Emma and Bleiker, Roland (2014) ‘Theorizing Emotions in World Politics’,
  • International Theory, 6(3): 491-514. (23 p.)
  • Kinnvall, Catarina and Mitzen, Jennifer (2020) ‘Anxiety, Fear, and Ontological Security in World Politics: Thinking with and beyond Giddens’, International Theory, 12(2): 240-256. (16 p.)
  • Lyytikäinen, Minna, Yadav, Punal, Wibben, Annick TR (2020) ‘Unruly wives in the household: Toward feminist genealogies for peace research’, Cooperation and Conflict, 65(1): 3-25. (22 p.)

Public Administration I. Change and continuity – The case of public sector innovation

Datum: Tisdag, 15 februari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 137
Lärare: Mats Fred

Litteratur:

  • Bringselius, Louise, Thomasson, Anna. 2017. Balancing Stability and Change in the New Weberian State. Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift. Vol.119:1. (29 p.)
  • De Vries, Hanna. Bekkers, Victor, Tummers, Lars. 2015. Innovation in the public sector: a systemic review and future research agenda. Public Administration. (21 p.)
  • Ettelt, Stefanie, Mays, Nicholas 2019. Policy pilots as public sector projects. The projectificaiton of policy and research. In Hodgson et al., The projectificaiton of the public sector. Routledge: Routledge. (15 p.)
  • Kronsell, Annika. Mukhtar-Landgren, Dalia. 2019. Experimental governance: the role of municipalities in urban living labs. European planning studies. Vol.26:5. (21 p.)

Public Administration II. The end of bureaucracy?

Datum: Torsdag, 17 februari, 2022, 10:00-12:00
Plats: Eden 367
Lärare: Mats Fred

Litteratur:

  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor and du Gay, Paul (2012), "Bureaucracy: An Idea Whose Time has Come (Again)?", Diefenbach, T. and Todnem By, R. (Ed.) Reinventing Hierarchy and Bureaucracy – from the Bureau to Network Organizations (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 35), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 85-109. (24 p.)
  • Ferguson, Katherine, 1985. The Feminist Case Against Bureaucracy. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. (excerpts; ca. 30 p.)
  • McMullin, Caitlin. 2021. Challenging the necessity of New Public Governance: Co-production by third sector organizations under different models of publicmanagement. Public Administration. Vol.99:5-22. DOI: 10.1111/padm.12672 (17 p.)
  • Styhre, Alexander. The innovative bureaucracy. Bureaucracy in an age of fluidity. Routledge studies in innovation, organization and technology. (Ch. 1, 26p.)