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Global Development Studies
DEVS 100
Richard Day

Devs Week 18 Canadian Foreign Policy 2/13/2013 2:28:00 PM Theorizing different ways that states can (fail to) get along Mode Implies… Unilateralism Each country does whatever it can to get whatever it can – the most powerful/evil wins Via hard power Coercion, using military/economic means  This is what the USA is famous for… Mode Implies… Multilateralism All countries involved work together to solve problems and allocate resources Via soft power Moral suasion using symbolic means and non-coercive actions  This is what Canada has been famous for… Keating on Canadian Multilateralism (1)  Multilateralism is a good idea  Multilateralism has been persistently prominent in the conduct of post-war Canadian foreign policy  Has been effective  Has made a constructive contribution to world order  During the 1940s and 1950s, Canada resisted efforts to turn the UN into an institution hat would promote Western values  Canadian government has supported international and regional institutions in assuming increased responsibility for the security and welfare of individuals in various parts of the world  International consultation and co-operation Keating on Canadian Multilateralism: Why has Canada done this?  Guarantee Canada a voice  Privileged order – order served Canadian interests  Middle powers Keating on Canadian Multilateralism: Can this policy be continued?  Post-Cold War – non-governmental, organizations  Shift toward neo-liberal economic practices  „Retreat of the state‟  A very different form of multilateralism  Human rights and human security  More interventionist What drives the new interventionism?: Exceptionalism  Formerly associated with extreme, unusual circumstances, the exception was invoked by a law, like Canada‟s Emergency Management Act, or entered into via a „declaration of war‟.  Civil rights suspended, state, police, and military powers amplified  Suppose to be temporary  Now, the exception is the norm, both within and between states, supported by a thin or non-existent veil of „legality‟, and usually without a „declaration of war‟. What drives the new interventionism?: Pre-emptive action  Now people are killed, countries invaded, on the assumption they may in the future do something some state doesn‟t like  This vio
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