IR 210 Session 25

IR 210 Session 25 - labor unions to serve national interest...

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IR Lecture Notes 10.24.07 Session XXV Learning Objectives: -Level II tools of Levels of Analysis A. More Permanent Elements 1. The foreign policy of dependent/small states a. economic focus, regionalism, active in international and regional organizations, risk averse, willing to take moral stands on major issues. coalition-builders, seek to be pivotal powers (especially locally) b. resource dependency, water and oil are key minerals 3. geopolitics- control of key territory and areas of strategic and economic importance 4. Political structure- parliamentary, federalism, etc. 5. Party structure- two party or multiple party 6. Economic system a. capitalist vs. corporatist vs. socialist i. corporatist: government is a sponsor that owns industries and organizes
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Unformatted text preview: labor unions to serve national interest (fascism) b. agrarian vs. service vs. industrial c. Hamilton and List: suggest that it should be a state’s focus to never become vulnerable in core industries 7. Political Culture a. national traditions and core beliefs- how sates lay the game of politics b. U.S. as an indispensable or exceptional state c. “guide states” or “normative leaders”- states with a moral purpose (Sweden) d. traditional friends and foes e. Churchill’s Foreign Policy Circles i. inner (most important): United States ii. second ring: Europe iii. third ring: colonial areas...
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