PSCI3810.19JUN2007.Notes

PSCI3810.19JUN2007.Notes - 19JUN2007 Conflict -To come into...

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19JUN2007 Conflict -To come into collision or disagreement; be contradictory, at variance, or in opposition; clash Cooperation Conflict Force (violence, harm) War The Fascination -Media -Sensuality -Ingenuity -Super-human feats -Glory and gore -High stakes Types of Political Conflict -Diplomatic disagreements -Defection from agreements -Sanctions -Censure and argument -Failure to recognize Coercion without force -typically involves economic sanctions aimed at inflicting economic deprivation on a state -imposed as a means of: --forcing compliance --generating subversion --providing deterrence --symbolism Failure of sanctions -Economic sanctions rarely work --Cuba, Iraq, USSR, --Often employed in situations where they are least likely to succeed --often harm the industries of the initiator --sanctions can actually strengthen the target Force -Destruction -Intended to harm (violent) -Does not necessarily mean death
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Levels of force -Defense --ward off attack --minimize damage to self -Deterrence -Compellence
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