Reading List

The Graduate Program

Department of Political Science

California State University, Northridge

November 2002

The following is a selected list of some of the main books in the various sub-disciplines of political science. This is by no means an exhaustive list, nor are MA students expected to be familiar with all of the books mentioned here. This list does provide a general guide for some of the more notable scholarly contributions to political science, as well as the major debates and theories in the discipline. MA students should be able to identify these major debates and theories, as well as the works that typify them.

Political Theory

Comparative Politics.

International Relations

American Politics