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Chapter 5 The State
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The State Defined Has a territorial home Has a stable population Has a government to which the population has allegiance Is recognized diplomatically by other states
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Legal Criteria are Not Absolute Territory is not always well defined Population changes with migrants and immigrants People are not always obedient to government It is unclear how many states need to grant diplomatic recognition
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A Nation Defined Group of people who share a group of characteristics: Common language, history, ethnicity, customs
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Relationship Between State and Nation Nation-state: Denmark, Italy Nations spread in several states: Kurds in Iraq, Turkey, Iran; Somalis in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti States with several nations within borders: India, Russia
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The Liberal View of the State The state is : a process, involving contending interests. a reflection of both governmental and societal interests. the repository of multiple and changing national interests. the possessor of fungible sources of power. In focus
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Realist View of the State The state is: an autonomous actor. constrained only by the anarchy of the international system. sovereign. guided by a national interest that is defined in terms of power. In focus
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Radical View of the State The state is: the executing agent of the bourgeoisie. influenced by pressures from the capitalist class. constrained by the structure of the international system. In focus
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Power Defined The ability to influence others and control outcomes, producing results that would not have occurred naturally.
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Putting It Together: Ingredients of State Power Potential
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Using State Power: Techniques of Statecraft
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The Art of Diplomacy Influencing the behavior of others by negotiating
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2009 for the course PLSC 212 taught by Professor Krause during the Winter '09 term at Eastern Michigan University.

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