POLI 2057 Notes

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Department
Political Science
Course
POLI 2057
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Spring

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MidtermNotes0828201382813RealismFilmRealisminPracticePowerandsecurityAutonomySeethetragedyandeviloftheworldsotheychosethelesseroftwoevilstomaintainorgainpowerPromotethenationalinterestoverhumanrightsWarisalurkingdangeralwaysMainpoints1PoliticsworksaccordingtohumannatureHumannatureisstagnantacrosstimeEveryonewantswhatisbestforthemselvesStatethenationalgovernmentactingasonebodyTheyinvadecountries2AlwaysanarchyininternationalsystemStatecenteredfocusMostimportantoperatorThereisnohierarchyEUorUNcanttellcountrieswhattodoNobodyisultimatelyinchargeofthesystem3StatesactrationallyinpursuitofinterestsExampleseconomysafeborderspreventinvasionpublichealthequalvotingrightsChangeacrossspaceandtimethroughouteachstateStatesalwaysseekpowerwhichisthekeytopursuinginterestsMorepowermoreabletogetwhatyouwantNorthKoreaactingbelligerentFromtheoutsideyoucantunderstandinterestTheinterestwontaimtoachieverationalinterest4AcknowledgementofattentionbetweenmoralandethicalrequirementsagainstpoliticalnecessityArgumentsagainstDontcareabouthumanrightsMoreconcernedaboutpowerTheyoftenconflictwithwhatsnecessaryEverystateshouldconsiderotherstatesasitsmoralequalTheyhavetherighttopursuetheirowninterestsRealismExampleTripleAllianceGermanyAustriaItaly1882EuropeatwarwitheachotherovereverythingModernstatestructuresdevelopedandwantedtoprotectterritory1907TripleEntenteBritainFranceRussiaItalywasstuckinthemiddlebetweenAllianceandEntenteTargetofFranceifwarbrokeoutbecauseofgeographyMadeasecretalliancewithFrancetoprotectitselfRemainedneutralatfirstoncewarbrokeoutJoinedtheAllianceinpromiseofconqueredterritoryArchdukeFranzFerdinandassassinatedbySerbianrebelledtobeginningofWWIItalyistheRealiststandpointfordecidingtoactintheinterestofthestateTwoprinciplesofrealistthought1BalanceofpowerAnyregionregardlessofsizeifonecountrybecomestoopowerfulanalliancewillformtocounteracttheinfluentialpowerUSandRussiadontfallintothis2SecurityDilemmaMutualdistrustbetweentwosidesBothallianceswereafraidofownsecurityThedrivingforcebetweenthealliancewassecurityHowevertensionbuiltupandcausedwarCanleadtowaraboutnothingexceptformutualdistrustCanbecausedbyrivalry83013LiberalismFilmTheinternationalsystemcreatescooperationanditgivesopportunitytotakeadvantageofitStatesarethemostimportantactorsIncludeschurchesmovementsetcThereareopportunitiestopursuegoalsthataremutuallybeneficialExhaustseveryopportunitywhichmayleadtoconflictandarmsUsuallywecancomeupwithacceptablesolutionsUNsetuprulesandinstitutionstotakeactionagainstaglobalconflictcollectivesecurityattackonsomeoneisanattackoneveryoneEUeconomicpolicyandimmigrationpolicy
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