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Unformatted text preview: 1. What is the central argument? There are a lot of theories created that attempt to explain how world politics work, nevertheless this theories are most of the time wrong when it comes to following the properties. 2. What are the competing answers? Realism: Offensive realism Defensive Realism: Structural Realism Constructivism Liberalism 3. Whay are they wrong? They do not follow the properties of international politics. Realism tries to explain the interstate conflict as a human urge to seek power over other men. 4. Why do we care? We care because it helps us understand that world politics have no definition. It all goes around the interests, interactions and institutions behind the international politics....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course IR 109 taught by Professor Heinz during the Spring '10 term at Rochester.
- Spring '10