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Unformatted text preview: -order comes from governing arrangements such as laws, norms, and regimes. MARXISM-also called structuralism or world-system theory-world capitalist economy-most important actors are classes, not states-states, corporations and organizations are in the dominant class.- world politics is not a conflict of nat’l interests, but a setting where class conflicts occur.-world divided into core, semi-periphery and periphery-dominance and sovereignty of states not important; international capitalism is. CONSTRUCTIVISM-a new and optimistic perspective-world can be changed, and human (individual) agency has a great potential role.-people shape world; human progress possible-to say change is not possible is a decision not to change....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course IR 210 taught by Professor Lynch during the Fall '06 term at USC.
- Fall '06