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Group Models of Foreign Policy Decision Making Theoretically apply to wide range of behaviors o Decisions to enter into trade agreements o Use sanctions o Begin and end international conflicts Individual models Group models o Bureaucratic/ organizational model o Pluralist model Foreign Policy Decision Making Strategic Perspective I Important of strategic perspective especially in pluralist and individual foreign policy decision making models Strategic perspectives o Consideration of other players motives and choices affect your own o Game theory often used to asses preferences over outcomes Foreign Policy Decision Making Strategic Perspective II - see handout Group Models I Bureaucratic/ organizational model o Decisions products of either Sub-national governmental organizations Bureaucracies Comparative advantage- some countries make things better than other countries Ex: India- silks/ textiles China- technology Africa- agriculture US- pharmacy- drugs S. America- coffee
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2009 for the course POLI 2057 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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