PLEASE NOTE this is a 2013 reading list—the precise content may change in future years.
Term 1, Week 1
What is IPE?
Questions

What is IPE?

What is globalisation? How does it affect the study of IPE?

Is IPE essentially about states versus markets? Or should we move beyond this dichotomy?

Why don't we just use economics or international relations to study the world economy?
Recommended Reading

Broome, Andre, Chapter 1, 'Introduction to International Political Economy'

O’Brien and Williams, Introduction and Chapter 1

Higgott, R. (1999) ‘Economics, Politics and (International) Political Economy: The Need for a
Balanced Diet in an Era of Globalisation’, New Political Economy, 4(1), pp. 23-36.

Ben Rosamond, (2003) Babylon and On: Globalization and International Political Economy',
Review of International Political Economy, 10 (4): 664-671.

Strange, S. 'The Westfailure System' in Review of International Studies, 1999, 25, 345-354.
Supplementary Reading

Amoore, L., Dodgson, R., Germain, R., Gills, B., Langley, P. and Watson, I. (1997) ‘Overturning
“Globalisation”: Resisting the Teleological, Reclaiming the “Political”’, New Political Economy,
2(1), 179-95

Editorial, 'Forum for Heterodox International Political Economy,’ Review of International
Political Economy, vol. 1 no. 1 (Spring 1994), pp. 1-12.

Krasner, S. ‘The Accomplishments of International Political Economy,’ in Steve Smith, Ken
Booth, and Marysia Zalewski (eds.), International Theory: Positivism and Beyond (1996), pp.
108-27.

Mann, M. (1997) 'Has Globalization Ended the Rise and Rise of the Nation-State?' Review of
International Political Economy, 4(3), 472–96

Payne, A. and Gamble, A. ‘Introduction: The Political Economy of Regionalism and World
Order’ in Andrew Gamble and Anthony Payne (eds.), Regionalism and World Order (1996),
pp. 1-20.

Phillips, N. (ed) (2005) Globalizing International Political Economy, Basingstoke: Palgrave
Macmillan, especially, Chapter 1

RUGGIE, J. G., ED. (1998) ‘‘Territoriality at Millennium’s End.’’ In Constructing the World
Polity: Essays on International Institutionalization. London: Routledge.

Scholte, J. A. (2005) Globalization: A Critical Introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan,
second edition.

Strange, S ‘International Economics and International Politics: A Case of Mutual Neglect’,
International Affairs, vol. 46, no. 2 (April 1970), pp. 304-15.

Underhill, G. ‘The State-Market Relationship: genealogy of an (inter-?) discipline’,
International Affairs, Vol. 76, No. 4, (2000), pp. 805-24.

Watson, M. (2005) Foundations of International Political Economy, Basingstoke: Palgrave
Macmillan.