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Week 5,6,7 Notes

by: Marianna Tamayo

Week 5,6,7 Notes INTS 1700

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sorry for the late notes guys, but here they are so you can study for finals international politics and economy, National governmental organizations role in international issues, and War on the gl...
Introduction to International Politics
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Date Created: 03/05/16
Intr' politics &Eco. World Bank -originally worked on European reconstruction -now: focuses on helping developing countries IMF -helping to negotiate our monetary on the international stage -stabilizer -gives loans to countries in debt GATT/WTO -governs international trade policy and disputes -currently stalled (lower trade barriers (US and Europe)/No lower agriculture barriers (other nations) Why? -if lower agriculture barriers -lower value in agriculture industry -lose votes -don't want to relay on import food Multinational Corporation/Transnational Corporations • Production in multiple states • Vertical: x xy xyz (every piece is created in a different place) • Horizontal: x, x, x, x, x (whole product is created in different places) UN -UK -France -Russia -China -extremely biased (Geographically, politically, and historically) -promoter of international sovereignty -legally equal sovereignty (other than the permanent members) - Increase investing and reputation -be careful of self-determining fail Liberalism • Absolute gains • Better off cooperating I. Through comparative advantage • Small government Mercantilism • -relative gains • -security -diverse economy -protection of necessities and new goods • Good terms in trade • Politics governs economics Inequality in Economic system Development -infrastructure (better technology/better trade) -"good governance" -*Resources (the bane of monopoly) -Standard of living -Equality -Millennial goals Regional Agreements -good (integration into eco.) or bad (a block to eco.) - IGOs (international governmental organization) -must be a state -to work on issues that are transnational -instruments of foreign policy -a public good (Collective good: can be rivalrous) -how do they enforce rules? Unknown (may rely on states or give permission for other states to enforce) -UN, African Union -however, freerides The prevention; -rewards or punishments -self preservation -works better in small groups -Tragedy of the commons Solution -communication leads to cooperation -set rules -settling disputes -setting norms Marxism Economics and politics intertwined (Economic status determines social status) Public goods -nonrivalrous -nonexcludable - (WTO) -after WWI nations decide on using Bretton-Woods to Deter nations from going to war again -peg monetary to US dollar/US dollar to gold -created stability in the international system -ended in 1970s -US spent too much, US couldn’t peg the dollar to gold NGOS -non-governmental organizations -individuals and groups as members (*can receive state funding) -seek to provide a public good or change in policy (EX: Red Cross, UNICEF, NRA, Doctors without Borders) -increased in #(x>75,000) -with globalization, easier to communicate -work within the state (Lobbying) -substitute in for the State (Provide services (such as medical) that the State is unable to do so at that moment) -international watchdogs (Good at providing information [Amnesty International]) -working with population (Become the microphone) Pros: -avoid political allegiance (independent) Con: -Difficulties funding (Whether raising it or has been restricted) -fleeting/temporary (leave as soon crises is over) -inefficiency (too many cooks in the kitchen and not speaking to one another) -Clash with the Gov. (must get permission from government) -*Broad goals International Law -what is the punishment for international law? -international tribunal/ICJ -state cooperation and domestic forces -fines/embargos Laws A body of rules/regulations determines permissible behavior/ Governs int'l behavior Sources -customs/norms -treaties -IGOs (help us create some laws and courts) Why cooperate? -prisoners dilemma -ethical/social norms -stay in power -force (hegemon or coalition of states) International health (part 1) -provide resources needed to people who the state Can no longer provide for -Disease is without borders, so doctor shouldn't be Flu/HIV/Yellow fever/malaria/dengue fever/tuberculosis Doctor receive much resistance from locals once they enter a village/ Not able to do normal funeral rites/so not welcome The greater migration and travel/the greater the concern/especially with the Rise of globalization Who are the actors? -everyone is qualified to be treated State (pay, infrastructure, protect boarders/regulate travel regulation) Individuals (influence in swaying public opinion, pay, comply, [mis]informed) IGOs (regulating environment b/w states, info, emergency response] ex. WHO) - NGOs -private funding -can be biased -Epistemic community (In this case the medical field) War Tuesday, February 23, 2016 10:16 AM Types -interstate wars (declining) -intra state war [civil war] -has spill over impact -unstable gov. as result -international causes for civil war -total vs. limited -Total warfare: to mobilize an entire society for war and victory -Limited warfare: a specific targeted goal and not all society What is War? -both sides have political authority and declare their intention of war -the 2 sides are capable of harming one another, equal in strength (in retrospect -1000+ deaths/year (why this #, to give it scale) Realist -war is inevitable -security dilemma Democratic peace theory (liberal) -democracies don't tend to go to war with each other (why? usually form alliances/no single person has More power/deeply connected) -shared norms (constructivist) -authoritarian regimes go to war with anyone Causes (unit of Analysis) Int'l System -opposing ideologies/norms/values (Construct.) -BOP/HST (Realist) -power transitions -to expand or take new resources (Radical) State -internal institutions (Democracy) } Liberal -strength -civil war -divisionary war } Radical Individual -state leaders -individual beliefs and background will influence ultimate decision Rules of War Jus ad Bellum (justify going to war) -Just cause (self-defense, humanitarian intervention) -right intentions -last resort -proportionality of ends (do the ends justify the means/the costs equal the successes) -reasonable chance of success Jus in Bello -non-combative immunity -proportionality of means -all In pursuit of being able to live together afterward Conventional vs. non-conventional -Conventional -identified combatants -conventional weapons (common and used by both sides) -Unconventional -asymmetrical -guerilla warfare -non-violence WMDs -indiscriminate in its victims (allies, enemies, citizens) -indiscriminate for the next generations -transnational security issue -deterrent (keep others at bay) Terrorism -political by nature or intent (send a message) -non-state actors (controversial) -indiscriminate targets - [unconventional tactics/hit and run] -goal of instilling fear The Theories (solutions) Realist:  deterrence(nukes)/Problem: arms race  BOP ,alliances important(just no long lasting)/Problem: trustworthiness Liberal  Institutions i Domestic ii International  Collective security(to come to the aid of another country, long lasting alliance)  Arms control -not much optimism Marxism: Isolate yourself, War will happen anyway Constructivist: No solution , just how countries interact in war and the norms that come with it Negative Externality An unintended result on the surrounding area -creating a new product butt polluting the river Positive externality In economy, if a new store opens, surrounding stores get more costumers Climate change Apocalyptic - Solution? -collective solution -northern hemisphere vs southern hemisphere -Southern states would be the most affected by climate change -population concentrated in Brazil, US, and Asia/age gaps within countries -the tie between development and population -the more stable the country/the more stable the birth rate/neither increasing nor decreasing -longer periods of population growth, thanks to medical advances Agriculture -high mortality rate -social security net -more children better


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