PLSC.1380.4.1.2008

PLSC.1380.4.1.2008 - April 1, 2008 Test 2 Review: short...

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April 1, 2008 Test 2 Review: short answer credible threat--capabilities and willingness "lessons of Munich"--conclusions from historical events, allow  opponents to aggression, expect more aggression democratic peace phenomena--democracies don't fight one  another, dem. are as likely to engage in war as non-dem. "malthusian proposition"--population grows, global agriculture  cannot handle "common endowment" theories--found at individual level of  analysis, genetically aggressive human nature identifying cases of deterrences--never took place in the first place  if successful deterrence. multiple choice XB2)deterrence theories NOT: states unwilling to cooperate and  persevere in their acts of cooperation, tension escalates between  states until some accidental event triggers conflict,  Xstates spend  too much time investing in capabilitiesX   explanation: war occurs  because state did not give credible threat. B12)NOT a type of nongovernmental organization: NO:  ethnopolitical movement OK: military regional alliance B16)"global village" is when borders vanish and people become a  single community XB18)false: globalization has increased the capacity of states to  exercise political power over the private sector. B/C have foreign  do labor, conflict in Tibet because of youtube (INFO). B19)World Trade Organization fundamentally based on  Reciprocity (OK)  Xnon-discrimination XB23)theory by Gurr suggests that conflict between groups is  likely to occur as rising expectations of improved economic, social,  and political benefits go unmet is called Relative deprivation 
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theory NOT upward modernization theory B20)what is machtpolitik? appeasement is strategy to make  concession to hope no further claims International Political Economics (IPE) -how politics is shaped by rules and regimes that control trade and  economic activity. -historically, study of int. relations started with diplomatic, then  empirical approach, high politics (between leaders and their ministers)-diplomatic  intrigue, negotiations -TRADE! (left to economists) sparked new look at this question:  (events) 1)1971 President NIXON declared DOLLAR NOT REDEEMABLE to  GOLD. artificially kept currency. should show vitality of economy. 
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