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1/29/08 Range Of Theories Theories Realism Liberalism Socialism Constructivism Theoretical Core Self-Interest, competition for power Freedoms, political participation, democratic peace, economic pacifism Class struggle against exploitation, international dependencies Ideas, norms, culture and identities shape international politics Key Actors States States, International Institutions, Commercial interests Classes, cross- class solidarities Promoters of new ideas, civil movements, NGOS, Main Instruments Military power, diplomacy International institutions, global commerce Interclass war waged both within and across state borders Ideas, norms, discourse Failures to explain External- internal links, new forces Democracies’ need to rely on security to survive Demise of classes, rise of new forces, ideas, norms, democratic concerns Which structures shape values Varieties of Realist Thought (Realism) Complex -Thucydides -account of Peloponnesian War -Realism on Human, Domestic, and Systemic levels
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course GOVT 395 taught by Professor Koinova,m during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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