Chapter 1 - Theories

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  • 1. 
    Theory can be used to: 
    • A. 

      Organize facts

    • B. 

      Predict behaviour

    • C. 

      Understand events

    • D. 

      Guide action

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of modern day economic nationalism?
    • A. 

      The WTO

    • B. 

      Tariffs and subsidies

    • C. 

      The Internet

    • D. 

      The IMF and the World Bank

  • 3. 
    A liberal analysis of the East Asian financial crisis would place the blame on:
    • A. 

      Over-rapid liberalization and reduced state regulation

    • B. 

      The power of financial interests and systemic flaws

    • C. 

      Crony capitalism and lack of transparency

    • D. 

      Rivalry between China and the US

  • 4. 
    An economic nationalist believes that relations between states are:
    • A. 

      Not as important as relations between firms

    • B. 

      Not as important as class conflict

    • C. 

      A plus or positive sum game

    • D. 

      A zero sum game

  • 5. 
    Which two approaches stress the role of power in GPE?
    • A. 

      Economic nationalist and liberal

    • B. 

      Liberal and critical

    • C. 

      Critical and economic nationalist

    • D. 

      Constructivism and institutionalism

  • 6. 
    Comparative advantage is central to
    • A. 

      Liberalism

    • B. 

      Economic nationalism

    • C. 

      Critical thought

    • D. 

      Feminism

  • 7. 
    Critical approaches view the world as
    • A. 

      A game of marbles

    • B. 

      A cobweb

    • C. 

      A layer cake

    • D. 

      A sandbox

  • 8. 
    Critical theorist Robert Cox 
    • A. 

      Argued that theory was always for some body and some purpose

    • B. 

      Put his faith in the ability of institutions to overcome market failure

    • C. 

      Focused on states and ignored social forces

    • D. 

      All of the above