Lecture_2_2011 - Lecture 2: Actors in IR: Who they are,...

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Lecture 2: Actors in IR: Who they are, where they come from 14 January 2011
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Defining States Conceptually States : Territorial entities w/in which a central authority provides public goods. Governments : Bureaucratic-Legal Apparatus constituting that central authority. Nations : Sets of people sharing identity of a cultural, ethnic, or historic sort. Nation-States : Combination of above. Countries : Informal alternative for the above.
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Defining States Operationally Correlates Of War (COW) Definition 100,000+ Population Externally Sovereign Diplomatic Recognition 1816-1919 by France and Britain 1920-on by League or UN Membership There are some 190 “states” so identified in the commonly-used datasets
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Int’l Governmental Organizations (IGOs) Composed of States as Members, and are either global or regional, and are either single or multi-purpose (1 st was Int’l Postal Union) Collective Security IGOs
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