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INR 2001 REVIEW LIST LAST EXAM Interdependence- when the behavior of international actors greatly affects others with whom they come into contact, and the parties to the exchange become mutually sensitive and vulnerable to the others’ actions green revolution- international effort to produce high yield hybrid strains that would produce more on a particular field food security- access by all people at all times to enough food for a happy, active life replacement rate fertility- one couple replacing themselves with two children, so that a country’s population will remain stable if this rate prevails global warming- caused by greenhouse effect, the phenomenon producing planetary warming when gases released by burning fossil fuels act as a blanket in the atmosphere, thereby increasing temperatures. Sea levels could rise, heat spells, rainfall increase in areas prone to flooding, drought increase in dry areas, vanishing of ecosystems, spread of tropical disease. tragedy of the commons-rational self interested behavior by individuals may have a destructive collective impact carrying capacity- the maximum number of humans aliving species that can be supported for a given territory migration- (global migration crisis)- a crisis stemming from the growing number if people moving from their home country to another country, straining the ability of the host countries to absorb the foreign immigrants European Union (EU)- a regional organization created by the merger of the European Coal and Steel Company, The European Atomic Energy Community, and the European Economic Community. Called the European Community until 1993. Supranationalism- a method of decision-making in international organizations,  wherein power is held by independent appointed officials or by representatives  elected by the legislatures or people of the member states. Member-state  governments still have power, but they must share this power with other actors.  Because decisions are made by majority votes, it is possible for a member-state  to be forced by the other member-states to implement a decision. However,  unlike a federal state, member states fully retain their sovereignty and participate 
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voluntarily, being subject to the supranational government only so far as they  decide to remain members. League of Nations- Failed to put collective security into practice. Problems were that US refused to join the organization. Basically it thought states would be an anxious to see other nations protected as it was to see itself protected. This was proven wrong between WWI and WWII. International Criminal Court (ICC)- a court established by the United Nations for indicting and administering justice to people committing war crimes continuity in world politics- mutual vulnerability- World Court (ICJ)- International Court of Justice- created after WWII as the highest judicial body on the earth—the only court with universal scope and general jurisdiction. 191 states are party to the statue of the court, and 64 have made declarations that they
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