17 IR of Pacific Notes

17 IR of Pacific - I R of Pacific Notes Acharya doesnt explain w hy Asia ought to be assessed by unique qualities of unique Asian order Is the

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IR of Pacific Notes 3/11/09 Acharya: doesn’t explain why Asia ought to be assessed by unique qualities of unique Asian order Is the economic crisis the shock to the system that will change everything in terms of economic interdependence Friedberg: is the neocon on the list Looking at US-China relationship Realist-pessimist Realist-optimist: rise of China is limited so China’s engagements and interests are going to be constrained; it’s gonna b a unipolar world for a while (w/ US in #1 place and China taking a long time to catch up) Why would a liberal be pessimistic about China? transition to democracy could be very unstable; there’s no democratic peace b/c China is still authoritarian Constructivist argument: identities and beliefs are malleable; identities and beliefs can be sticky US role is important for Friedberg; acts as if no other countries have influence in US-China relationship Friedberg doesn’t think Asia is different, so thinks you can apply
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2009 for the course IRPS IRGN 400 taught by Professor Mileskahler during the Winter '09 term at UCSD.

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