Anarchy is what states make of it

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Anarchy is what states make of it Alexander WENDT Classical and Neoclassical Realism K. Waltz in Man, the State and War , defines anarchy as a condition of possibility for “permissive” cause of war, arguing that “wars occur because there is nothing to prevent them. According to Classical Realists, Egoism and power politics are attributed solely to human nature. Egoism and power politics come from anarchic state of international politics for the Neo-realists. This defines a political structure with three dimensions: Ordering principles (anarchy) Principles of differentiation Distribution of capability But this distribution of power does not predict behaviors and the dynamics of anarchy (distinction for the nations between friends and foes) Constructivism Social theory Constructivism argues that people act toward other elements and differently. Different signification for similar elements [seen in class]: the United States see British missiles different from the Soviet missiles. So the concept of identity is indispensable for constructivists, because identities are the
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