INR2001-- EXAM 1 SG

INR2001-- EXAM 1 SG - INR2001 EXAM 1 a. #2 pencil (all...

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INR2001 EXAM 1 a. #2 pencil (all Multiple Choice) b. State : an independent legal entity with a government exercising exclusive control over the territory and population it governs. c. Sovereignty : a state’s supreme authority to manage internal affairs and foreign relations. d. global level of analysis (it is the answer): analyses that emphasize the impact of worldwide conditions on foreign policy behavior and human welfare. e. Anarchy : (no police man, no rules, etc. …): a condition in which the units in the global system are subjected to few if any overarching institutions to regulate conduct. f. 1648 : birth of modern state-system Treaty of Westphalia: Ever since this treaty states have tried to reserve the right to perform within their territories in any way the government chooses. g. Traditionalism (History/prior to 1960s) v Behavioralism (Science/after 1960s) Traditionalism : study patterns or action and reaction among states represented by their government elites International Law, diplomatic history, and contemporary events are often the focus of traditionalists. Behavioralism : the methodological research movement to incorporate rigorous scientific analysis into the study of the world politics so that conclusions about patterns are based on measurement, data, and evidence rather than on speculation and subjective belief. Arose because of dissatisfaction with realism’s shortcomings intensified. Acquire knowledge cumulatively by suspending judgments about truths or values until they have sufficient evidence to support them. Overcome the tendency of traditional inquiry to select facts and cases to fit preexisting hunches. h. Nation v state? Nation : a collectivity whose people see themselves as members of the same group because they share the same ethnicity, culture, or language. State : an independent legal entity with a government exercising exclusive control over the territory and population it governs; permanent population, well- defined territory; states become aggressive territories. i. Classical realist : fundamental cause of conflict is human nature; sought to explain state behavior by examining assumptions about people’s motives at the individual level of analysis. j. Non-state actors vs. state actors: sovereignty Non-state actors : Global actors; IGOs (intergovernmental) and NGOs (nongovernmental); carry out independent foreign policies and therefore can be considered global actors in their own right. State actors : No other actor is above the state— captures legal rights and identifies the state as the primary actor today; Treaty of Westphalia in 1648 ended the 30 years’ war birthing the system that geographically and politically separate states that recognized no superior authority. k. High v low politics?
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course INR 2001 taught by Professor Richard during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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