Milner and Keohane (1996)- Internationalization and Domestic Politics (Ch 1)

Milner and Keohane (1996)- Internationalization and Domestic Politics (Ch 1)

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Internationalization and Domestic Politics: An Introduction Helen V Milner and Robert O. Keohane Milner, Helen V., and Robert O. Keohane. 1996. “Internationalization and Domestic Politics: An Introduction (Chapter 1).” Internationalization and Domestic Politics. Eds. Helen V. Milner, Robert O. Keohane. New York: Cambridge University Press. Central Proposition: “…we can no longer understand politics within countries-what we still conventionally call “domestic” politics-without comprehending the nature of the linkages between national economies and the world economies, and changes in such linkages.” 3 “In this volume internationalization is measured by such indicators as changes in trade as a proportion of GDP or the ratio of a state’s FDI to its total domestic assets.” “Internationalization…refers to the processes generated by underlying shifts in transaction costs that produce observable flows of goods, services, and capital.” 4 “Internationalization also affects the aggregate welfare countries, their sensitivity and vulnerability to external changes, and therefore the constraints and opportunities faced by govts.” 4 The DV’s are twofold: 1. “The policy preferences of relevant socioeconomic and political agents within countries toward national policies and national policy-making institutions, as reflected in their political behavior; and 2. “National policies and national policy institutions themselves.” 5 “This volume is built around two core sets of propositions: 1. “Frieden and Rogowski argue that internationalization affects the policy preferences of actors within countries in broadly predictable ways.” 2.
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