Images of International Relations

Images of International Relations - order ly, just , and...

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Images of International Relations 09/01/2008 15:52:00 Outline     Images of the International System Two paradigms: Realist and Liberal Theory in Practice: outlawing war? 1>Images of the International System A World of States State sovereignty:  states have the supreme authority to manage internal  affairs and foreign relations Anarchy : the international system lacks a supreme authority that can dictate  policy to individual states 2>Two Paradigms: Realism and Liberalism     REALISM  argues that world politics is a  violent  contest for  power  under  anarchy , with each  state  pursuing it own  national interests o Show the world on map as a place of distinct borders with countries’  sizes enlarged or shrank based on their power LIBERALISM  argues that the application of  ethics , international  law  and  global  organizations  can lead to a more 
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Unformatted text preview: order ly, just , and cooperative world 3>Theory in Practice: Outlawing War? Kellogg-Briand Pact Outlawed use of force except in self-defense Remains in effect today, is legal basis for crimes against peace and outlawing aggressive war States now justify force with claims of self-defense View of Outlawing War REALIST LIBERAL Conclusion International system of sovereign states in anarchy Core images: liberals and realists differ on human nature, role of ethics and implications of anarchy \These images shape our expectations about possibilities for peace and cooperation 09/01/2008 15:52:00 09/01/2008 15:52:00 09/01/2008 15:52:00...
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