Unformatted text preview: Power (BoP)--stability or equilibrium Idealism (Neo-conservatism, Democratic Peace Theory, Neoliberalism, Constructivism) Idealists believe that a rational and moral political order, derived from universally valid abstract principles, can be achieved here and now. They assume the essential goodness of human nature and attribute the failure of the social order to a lack of knowledge and understanding, obsolescent social institutions, or the depravity of certain, isolated individuals and groups. basically good harmony of interests cooperate on 90% of solvable problems/ supranational code of morality collective security/ hegemony...
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- Summer '06
- International Relations, humans. power Struggle