Study Guide ch 1-2 Fall 09

Study Guide ch 1-2 Fall 09 - Study Guide Chapter 1.2:...

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Study Guide Chapter 1.2: Understanding IR – pages 21-38 PSC 124 International Relations – Fall 2009 Prof. Northrup 1. Global Geography: What is the North-South gap? What is the “global North”? The “global South”? What are the nine regions of the world, as described by your authors? You should be able to identify the following regions and be able to note the countries in each as they are listed in the text of the book: East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Rim, South Asia, the Middle East, and the Balkans. How do the global North and South differ by population and by goods and services/GDP? (Study Tables 1.4 and 1.5.) 2. The Two World Wars: What does the book mean when it says that the two World Wars were “global or hegemonic” wars? How does WWI “symbolize the tragic irrationality of war”? Two results of WWI were the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. What were they? How effective was the League of Nations?
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