PhD, Duke University
hudson [dot] meadwell [at] mcgill [dot] ca
- Comparative Politics
- European Politics
- Nations and Nationalism
- Political Economy
- Rational Choice Theory
Rationality and the Social Sciences: Promise, Limits, Problems. (Rutgers, N.J.: Transaction Books, 2004) co-edited with Axel van den Berg
Politics and Rationality (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993) co-edited with James Booth and Patrick James.
Articles and chapters
“Institutions and Political Rationality” in André Lecours ed. New Institutionalism: Theory and Practice (University of Toronto Press, 2005) pp. 80-97.
“Republicanism and Political Communities in Europe and America” In P. Kitromilides (ed.) From Republican Polity to National Community: Reconsiderations of Enlightenment Political Thought, in Studies on Voltaire in the Eighteenth Century. (Oxford and Paris, Voltaire Foundation, 2003), pp. 229-247.
“The Long Nineteenth Century in Europe: Reinterpreting the Concert System”, Review of International Studies 27 (December, 2001), pp.843-867. Reprinted in Michael Cox, Tim Dunne and Ken Booth (eds.) Empires, Systems and States: Great Transformations in International Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).
“La théorie du choix rationnel et ses critiques”, Sociologie et sociétés (2003), pp. 117-124.
“Is a ‘True’ Multinational Federation the Cure for Our Ills?” In Patrick James, Donald Abelson and Michael Lusztig (eds.) The Myth of the Sacred: The Court and Constitutional Politics in Canada ( Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002), pp. 219-238.
“The Political Economy of Tariffs in Late 19th Century Europe: Reconsidering Republican France", Theory and Society 31 (2002), pp. 623-651.
“The Future of Québec”, Scottish Affairs Special Issue (2001), pp. 54-64.
“When Voice Encourages Exit.” In Keith Archer and Lisa Young (eds.) Regionalism and Party Politics in Canada, (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 192-208.
“Institutional Design and State Breaking in North America”, in Frank Harvey, David Carment, and John Stack (eds.), The International Politics of Quebec Secession: State Making and State Breaking in North America. (New York: Praeger, 2001), pp. 11-32.
“Secession, States and International Society”, Review of International Studies , 25 July, 1999), pp. 371-387.
"Stateless Nations and International Order in the Twenty-First Century,". John A. Hall and T.V. Paul (eds.) International Order and the Future of World Politics. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press. 1999.
Works in progress
"The Dynamics of Secession: Spatial Models of Secession-Proofness and Equilibrium Size"
"Explanations Without Causes and Causes Without Reasons"
"The Political Dynamics of Secession and Institutional Accommodation"
"Political Transitions and Political Competition"
- View Draft: Political Transitions and Political Competition
"Strategy and Sequence in the Secession of the American South"
"Institutions and Political Rationality"
- View Draft: Institutions and Political Rationality Draft
“Sincerity and Strategy in Games of Secession: Two Puzzles"
- View Abstract: Sincerity and Strategy in Games of Secession: Two Puzzles