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790:102 Introduction to International Relations Spring 2008 Midterm Review Sheet Dr. Field The midterm exam will consist of essays, identifications, and short answer questions drawn from the following list. Review the on-line practice tests. Introductory lecture: How we know: Definitions of politics, explorations of knowledge, including inductive and deductive thinking, empirical vs. normative ways of gaining knowledge. Thucydides and “what IS”, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Marx on “theoretical path” of the study of politics. Basics of the scientific method. G&P, chapter 1: international relations, collective goods problem, dominance, reciprocity, identity, conflict vs. cooperation, IPE, state, nation, nation-state, sovereignty, non-state actors, NGO, IGO, North-South gap, Cold War, League of Nations, containment, “guns vs. butter”. G&P, chapter 2, etc.: realism, idealism, geopolitics, power, anarchy, great powers, middle powers, neorealism, unipolar, bipolar, and multipolar systems; hegemony, hegemonic
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course POLISCI 102 taught by Professor Field during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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