Midterm 1 POLI 2500-02
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Date Created: 09/25/15
50ish multiple choice 75 min names are not as important unless they help you remember things hobbs realism exams thought of as hard because every answer is plausible Outline 1 Emergence of modern system 0 3 critical junctures 0 Peace of Westphalia 1648 System based on states sovereignty and anarchy de ne 0 Core problem of collective action Dominance reciprocity identity 0 The levels of analysis TABLE 13 Nationalism Polarity the number of great systems at a given time o Nationalism amp Total War 0 quotCult of the Offfensivequot because of the Francooppression war military leaders had to start planning for the attack as opposed to defense 0 causes of WWI 0 Globalization of International Relations Whether or not the members of the group are states FIND EXAMPLES o Emergence of the nonstate actors 0 I605 and NGOs 2 Idealism State leaders relatively altruistic nature drives politics toward a community of states driven by WWII Classic Realism POWERPOINT review idealismrealism table Idea that members of the group are all going to defend one another Any member of the group is attacked everyone defends Attack on one is an attack on all Modern Realism Rational pursuit of power under anarchy creates the security dilemma 0 gross domestic product natural recources know how the security dilemma is an example of this Structural Realism Balance of power states pursue security through defensive alliances to maintain the status quo 0 Peace is most likely when great powers are relatively equal in a bipolar system Offensive realism argues that states pursue hegemony 0 Should not be allowed to use defense Balance of threat Alliances are difficult to make and break 0 State balance against threats not power Power transition theory 0 War is most likely when dissatis ed but powerful states challenge powerful states 0 When a state rises in power to meet another and challenges their authority worries about China 0 When great powers are relatively equal Hegemonic Stability Theory 0 A hegemon provides world order Neoliberal lnstitutionalism 0 Makes similar assumptions to realism anarchy and rational state actors pursuing security lGOs the Democratic Peace how do democracies make it harder to go to war Trade makes breaking trade relationships costly Taiwan and china 0 All of thatquotquot is Complex Interdependence International Regimes 0 Traditional explanation vs evolutionary explanation When do regimes become lGOs Constructivism States form identities Feminist critiques Questions How is trade a part of neoliberalism Neoliberalism still has rational actors pursuing security 0 Cost and BLANK analysis 0 Because you re trading with another country it becomes more costly to go to war with them also lose power state A and state B deciding whether or not to trade or go to war State A State B trade war trade 33 55 war 55 11 SO IM PORTANTA A
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