Response to neo-realism. Evolves out of critique neo realist.
Highlights the importance of international institutions, help to overcome uncertainty.
There is a structural dimension to it, distinct itself from other liberalism.
Collective goods, international regime, collective security
International system defines by a lack hierarchy. interpreted by realist as security dilemma,
interests define as mutual interest and collective interests and short term interests.
Liberalism contest the degrees of security dilemma, presumption of short term thinking.
Highlights the importance of mutually beneficial goals. Tries to show how actors can think of
long-term goals. Anarchism does not preclude cooperation.
Neoliberalism doesn't stress as much the importance of domestic politics.
States tend to cooperate frequently. We tend to focus on wars because they were frequent, but
In modern times, States persist and don't worry all that much about survival
Prisoners dilemma, non cooperation only make sense if the interaction is one time. If we extend
the game with repeated plays, we can cooperate.
Principle of reciprocity, states respond to each other in reciprocal manner. A long as the response
is good, cooperation continues. States do cooperate until one stop. But we don't know how to