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Foreign Policy Foreign Policy Process – the process by which foreign policies are set 3 Alison Models – 1) Rational actor Model, 2) Organizational Processes, 3) Governmental Bargaining/Bureaucratic Politic Groupthink – (Irving Janis) Small group dynamics that influence decision-making process. In-group pressures. Misperceptions – *rational actor problem. Selective perceptions - *rational actor problem Information screens – are subconscious filters that people place on the world information they receive Interest groups – a group of people who share similar interests towards a political issue and organize themselves to influence a certain outcome. Military-industrial complex – Networking of governmental agencies, working together to supply military forces. Public opinion – Range of people’s view on foreign policy.(uninformed, easily manipulated, fickle[inconstant]. Attentive(elite) and Inattentive(mass)audience) Rally ‘round the flag syndrome – public’s increased support for government leader
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course POLI SCI 103 taught by Professor Pevehouse during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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