PSCI3810.27JUN2007.Notes - 27JUN2007 Cooperation...

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27JUN2007 Cooperation -Cooperation – forms around mutual interest -Collaboration – forms around mutual aversions -Harmony – absence of conflict -Conflict and cooperation are not mutually exclusive Realism and Cooperation -achievement of relative gains -Institutions are forced by most powerful in an anarchic world Criticisms -‘Realist” leaders have considered institutions important --FDR and hybrid UN --Eisenhower and peacekeeping in Suez --Dulles and the IAEA --Truman and NATO --US and European unification -Realism can’t explain Neo-liberal Institutionalist statements -“Institutions make a significant difference in conjunction with power realities” -provide information for both security and economy --realists should care about this --Think about the differences since the Cuban Missile crisis -Concern with distributional gains makes institutions more important -Institutions are both formed by and change human behavior How cooperation? -Cooperation is essential to civilization. But why and how do people cooperate
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSCI 3810 taught by Professor Erumsheikh during the Summer '08 term at North Texas.

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PSCI3810.27JUN2007.Notes - 27JUN2007 Cooperation...

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