Reading List

Papers and Books I have Read

 

David J. Siemers, ” ‘It Is Natural to Care for the Crazy Machine’: The Antifederalists’ Post-ratification Acquiescence.” Studies in American Political Development vol. 12, issue 2 (Summer 1998), pp. 383-410.

Russell Hardin, “Why a Constitution?” In Bernard Grofman and Donald Wittman, eds., The Federalist Papers and the New Institutionalism, pp. 100-120. New York: Agathon Press (1989). [want to read the rest of this!]

Mark A. Graber, “Settling the West: The Annexation of Texas, The Louisiana Purchase, and Bush v. Gore.” Chapter 5 in Levinson and Sparrow, eds., The Louisiana Purchase and American Expansion, 1803-1898 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).

Richard P. McCormick, The Presidential Game

Keith E. Whittington, “Reconstructing the Federal Judiciary: The Chase Impeachment and the Constitution,” Studies in American Political Development vol. 9 issue 1 (Spring 1995), pp. 55-116.

Arthur Bestor, “The American Civil War as a Constitutional Crisis,” American Historical Review Vol. 69 (1964), pp. 327-352.

Avinash K. Dixit and Barry J. Nalebuff, The Art of Strategy (Norton 2008).

William Poundstone, Prisoner’s Dilemma (Anchor Books, 1992)\

Robert Axelrod, “Effective Choice in the Prisoner’s Dilemma.” Journal of Conflict Resolution vol. 24, no. 1 (Mar., 1980), pp. 3-25.

Robert Axelrod, “More Effective Choice in the Prisoner’s Dilemma.” Journal of Conflict Resolution vol. 24, no.3 (Sep., 1980), pp. 379-403

Richard H. McAdams, “A Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law.” Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 8, Symposium: The Legal Construction of Norms (Nov., 2000), pp. 1649-1729.

People Whose Work Would be Cool to Read

Richard McAdams

http://works.bepress.com/richard_mcadams/ {list of lots of his articles}

Beyond the Prisoners’ Dilemma: Coordination, Game Theory, and Law [Article]

Anatol Rapoport

Prisoner’s Dilemma [Book]

Fights, Games, and Debates [Book]

Two Person Game Theory [Book]

An Optimal Strategy of Evolution [Article]

Jon Bendor

The Evolution of Norms [Article]

Institutional Structure and the Logic of Ongoing Collective Action [Article]

 The Evolutionary Stability of Cooperation [Article]

David K. Lewis

Convention: a philosophical study [Book]

Thomas Schelling

The Strategy of Conflict [Book]

Russell Hardin

The Federalist Papers and the New Institutionalism [Book]

Liberalism, Constitutionalism, and Democracy [Book]

Forrest McDonald

Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution [Book]

Michael Suk-Young Chwe

Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge [Book we didn’t read in Game Theory 260]

Michael Taylor

The Possibility of Cooperation [Book]

Jack Rakove

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution [Book]

 

Other people and things

North

Weingast

Sened

Calvert

Ostrom

Federalist Papers

Hume?

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