Intro - Intro Issues Crossing Borders Finance Health...

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Intro Issues Crossing Borders Finance Health Technology Cultures Rise of newly powerful states India China The BRICs All interesting and developing countries o Brazil o Russia o India o China Transnational Movements Global trafficking o Drug o Weapons Scope of International Relations Any activity that crosses borders Any behavior that cannot be explained by looking only inside a country Common Questions How are foreign policy decisions made? How do states influence one another Why do some countries prosper and others don’t? What defines a nation or an ethnic group? National identity? Can international institutions help to prevent war? 3 Isms Realism Interests o The state is the dominant actor o States seek security and/or power above all other concerns o Economic goals are there to serve security goals o States interests are generally in conflict o Increased security or power by one state threatens another Interactions o International politics is about bargaining
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