PS7 NOTES 8-29-07

PS7 NOTES 8-29-07 - I Exactly what is global governance and...

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I. Exactly, what is global governance and supranational integration? a. Why does it matter to study these two themes? II. Taking a look at one important example of a supranational institution: The United Nations: a. History of the UN b. Purposes of the UN i. The UN charter and its guiding principles: ii. Purposes/Goals of the UN c. Membership and Organization of the UN i. Who are its members? 1. Costs and benefits of membership ii. How is the UN structured? The Security Council; o Security council is the most powerful branch o 15 members o 10 temporary rotating members o 5 permanent members; US, CHINA, FRANCE, RUSSIA, UK o No decision can be passed when a permanent member vetoes a decision o CONSTRUCTED TO APPLY TO A REALIST ENVIRONMENT The general Assembly; o Serves as the parliament of the world, legislative branch o One body which every member state has a seat o Also each seat has a vote (UNWEIGHTED VOTES) o To debate issues dealing with int’l security and peace o To create treaties and int’l agreements
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course POLY SCI 7 taught by Professor Ginjer during the Summer '08 term at UCSB.

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PS7 NOTES 8-29-07 - I Exactly what is global governance and...

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