Political Science Midterm Chapter 1

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What is World Politics


 
  
Created Oct 21, 2009
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Four Areas of World Politics include:
 
Security
Political Economy
New Issues
Nature of politics and relations to each other
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Examples of Security Issues:
 
India and Pakistan negotiation
effects of ilitary dominance of the US
Role of NATO after...
3
Examples of Political Economy Issues:
 
How should the US respond to EU regulations about beef
Who benefits from decline of the...
4
Examples of New Issues
 
Can trade policy be used to make states respect human rights of their citizens?
How to counter...
5
Positive Theory:

 
Seeks to understand why events occur in the world
(We use this one)
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Normative theory:
 
Asks what is desirable, moral, and ethical
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Why the Iraq War?
 
Ultimatum led to crisis and Sadam Hussein chose not to give in to terms given by bush, and...
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What three basic questions do we ask about events in world politics?
 
1.  Who are the relevant actors?
2.  What do the actors want?
3.  How...
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What 3 things do we need to know when looking at a situation in World Politics?
 
1.  Preferenes  
2.  Capabilities
3.  Perceptions

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