Study guide 2 - POL 1213 001: Topics: US in the World Study...

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POL 1213 – 001: Topics: US in the World Study Guide for Test #2 Ch. 3: Alternatives to Power Politics Kant and Peace – 3 answers for trend toward peace: 1. States could develop orgs and rules to facilitate cooperation; 2. Peace depends on the internal character of govn’t, citizens of any country deserve hospitality in any other country, democracies do not fight each other; 3. Trade promotes peace, conflict less likely because govn’ts will not want to disrupt trade Liberal institutionalism – rational actors capable of forgoing short-term ind interests in order to further the long-term well-being of a community to which they belong Neoliberal revision of prisoner’s dilemma (tit for tat strategy) – concedes to realism several important assumptions, states are unitary actors relationally pursuing their self- interests in a system of anarchy; reciprocity itself does not promote cooperation because it had both cooperative and conflicting potentials International regimes – set of rules, norms, and procedure around which the expectation of actors converge in a certain issue area Collective security – formation of a broad alliance of most major actors in an int’l system for the purpose of jointly opposing aggression by any actor Democratic peace – democracies almost never fight each other Rational bargaining models – decision makers set goals, evaluate their relative
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course POL 1213 taught by Professor Donnelly during the Spring '08 term at Texas San Antonio.

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