The conditions for cooperation’s in world politics Kenneth Oye

The conditions for cooperation’s in world politics Kenneth Oye

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The conditions for cooperation’s in world politics Kenneth Oye I. Introduction Nations dwell in perpetual anarchy for no central authority imposes limits on the pursuits of sovereign interests. Relations amongst states are marked by war and concert, arms races and control, trade wars and tariff truces, financial panics and rescues. If international relations can approximate both a Hobbesian state of nature and a Lockean evil society, why does cooperation emerge in some cases and not in others? II- Payoff structure: mutual and conflicting preferences The structure of payoffs in a given round of play-the benefits of mutual cooperation, relative to mutual defection and the benefits of unilateral defection relative to unrequited cooperation- is fundamental to the analysis of cooperation. Determinants of payoff structure include the effects of military force structure and doctrine, economic ideology, the size of currency reserves, macroeconomic circumstances, as well as other factors on national assessments of national interests. A. Payoff structure and cooperation How does payoff structure determine the significance of cooperation? Or, when is cooperation necessary to the realization of mutual benefits? For mutual benefits to exist actors must prefer mutual cooperation to mutual defection. For coordination to be necessary
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