2nd Term Political Science Lectures

2nd Term Political Science Lectures - 2nd Term Political...

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2 nd  Term Political Science Lectures 15/01/2008 11:55:00 Trans-Sovereign     : Problems which are not solvable by one state or by state actors Globalization     Interdependence: states relying on each other Spreading- problems cross boundaries Transferring- environmental damage Borders- drugs, sex traffic, nuke material Global Organizations – UN, World Bank, Russian Mafia Sovereignty of states- Westphanilia 1648     Jurisdiction- legitimate right to make rules Territory- Land, Borders: delineated, demarcated Violence- Legitimate use of force actor, Max Weber Population- people Resources- economy Government- systems, institutions, control Recognition- by other states, most important? Why sovereignty after 1648? Onuf:    
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Majestas o Institutions inspiring respect o E.G: monarchy, church Posestas imperiandi o o E.G: states, kingdoms Stewardship o Rule on behalf of its citizens Spruyt:     o State economy- economics of scale One voice o Single authority- make agreements, enforce rules Get rid of competing political organizations o Colonialism, papacy, ethnicity, religion etc… o All states are equal- autonomous Challenges= Tran sovereign issues     8000 or 191?- nation state need manage without closing borders, economies,  flow of info
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require cooperation contracting out= selling soveirgeinity? o Paramilitary; mercenaries for hire: Ugandan soldiers Global economy Susan Strange     Defiance of territory= no thereat, deving= cant stop Eco development Eco management< pressure to curtail fiscal or regulatory role Decisions about trade< states are marginal decision makers in trading Build infrastructure< privatize property rights Secure monopolies
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Sovereignty 15/01/2008 11:55:00 War     war focuses much on international relation protect against violations of sovereignty Sources of War     Only correlates (not causes) Tangible issues: Territory, wealth, colonies, people Intangible Issues: Ethnicity, religion, ideology, nationalism, racism, gendering Post Cold War Era     : focus on increased intra-state communal conflict Some Correlates     Economic and or political grievances (Germany) Autonomy and independence (USA)
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