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Department
Political Science
Course
POLS 2940
Professor
Sandra Withworth
Semester
Fall

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--- Realist Liberal Pluralist Critical Theorist Metaphor Billiard Ball table Cobweb Pyramid Types of A World characterized by Conflict: A World more characterized by A World characterized by Worlds focus is on wars, security, the Cooperation and Community than inequalities (amongst states, security dilemma, arms races, Conflict peoples, between classes, races, regional and ethnic conflict, genders, religions, ethnic groups, terrorism, deterrence, etc. Cooperative relations amongst states etc.) and other actors far outnumber States, Power and Anarchy conflictual relations The world is much richer than ever before, but the gulf between A world of Uncertainty, and therefore Order has evolved through shared rich and poor has never been one in which conflict is always norms and institutions based on greater possible, in which international reciprocity and cooperation agreements will always be short-lived Even the manner in which we Increasing interdependence and study the world has been Boundaries matter globalization are largely positive impacted by these inequalities phenomena, which enhance (some issues are not considered high politics opportunities for reciprocity and legitimate questions; some have cooperation been made invisible) National Interest Numerous institutions which Ask: how did the world come Provide policy relevant advice to facilitate cooperation around security about, and in whose interests state decision-makers, leaders of issues, economic growth, trade, does it serve? government communications, travel (ie. UN, World Bank, WTO, etc., etc.) Aim is to transform those inequalities Provide policy relevant advice to the variety of international actors in the world (UN-SG, IOs, CEOs, investment bankers, NGOs, etc.) Actors States States+ MNCs+ NGOs+ IGOs States, peoples, classes, races, + individuals+ international genders, ethnic groups: 'those (States, State Leaders, Important agreements who are most affected by Decision makers within States) +international laws, etc. international relations, but have not been in a position to call the tune' Structures of Inequality History Modern States were born in Liberal Pluralists and Critical Liberal Pluralists and Critical violence: Thirty Years War, 1648, Theoristseach ask of the realist acc't Theorists ask of the realist acc't Peace of Westphalia, sovereignty of history: what's going on of history: what's going on  balance of power 1) Within these states: enormous 1) Within these states: enormous social dislocations, changing relations social dislocations, changing  WWI: triumph and tragedy of production (feudalism to relations of production of the balance of power (feudalism to capitalism), capitalism), increasing trade, specialization, emergence of the increasing trade, specialization,  Collapse of the Balance of market, transformed social relations. emergence of the market, transformed social relations. Power also sets the Critical theorists and liberals differ on 'problematique' of IR for the their assessment of these changes - Critical theorists and liberals rest of that century: what liberals view them as generally differ on their assessment of happens in the absence of a positive, critical theorists are these changes - liberals view balance of power? War? concerned by their more negative them as generally positive, critical Collective security? Bi-polar impacts - but both agree that these theorists are concerned by their balance? Hegemony? changes need to be discussed in any more negative impacts - but both account of history. agree that these changes need to be discussed in any account of 2) In the rest of the world? vast history . imperial conquests and the social, religious and political dislocations 2) In the rest of the world? vast produced by that. Search for imperial conquests and the social, religious and political markets, raw materials, cheap labour - the concept of sovereignty that was dislocations produced by that. established in Europe was not Search for markets, raw materials, cheap labour - the extended to the rest of the world concept of sovereignty that was 3) For liberals, what if we looked at established in Europe was not extended to the rest of the world other efforts, the Iroquois Great Law of
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