POLB80H3 Study Guide - Graham T. Allison

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Published on 6 Aug 2012
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UTSC
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Political Science
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POLB80H3
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How do we choose to explain things
Realist : canadians foreign policy is determine by the structure , influence of the
states , changing alliances ;
Different kind of structures are being focused on
Systemic Level : different levels and how they see structure vs agency
Domestic politics : different agent politics
George bush , or Obama ( agent centered explanation)
Structural explanation : Structure of the beuracracy in different countries ( Graham
Allsion) , different norms , and policies and the role in beuracracy
Structure vs agency
LEVEL OF ANALYSIS : its something we have constructed for ourselves ; there
are not 5 , its because we chose them ; for our own strategy
Choose to look at the world and certain hypotheses.
GRAHAM ALLISON PEACE : levels of analysis , its not states rational choice , all
the nuances of beaurcratic politics and structure.

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Realist : canadians foreign policy is determine by the structure , influence of the states , changing alliances ; Different kind of structures are being focused on. Systemic level : different levels and how they see structure vs agency. George bush , or obama ( agent centered explanation) Structural explanation : structure of the beuracracy in different countries ( graham. Allsion) , different norms , and policies and the role in beuracracy. Level of analysis : its something we have constructed for ourselves ; there are not 5 , its because we chose them ; for our own strategy. Choose to look at the world and certain hypotheses.