Essentials of International Relations 5e Vocabulary Ch. 5

Essentials of - Ch.5 bureaucratic politics the model of foreign-policy decision making that posits that national decisions are the outcomes of

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Essentials of International Relations 5e Vocabulary  Ch. 5 bureaucratic politics - the model of foreign-policy decision making that posits that national decisions are the outcomes of bargaining among bureaucratic groups having competing interests; decisions reflect the relative strength of the individual bureaucratic players or of the organizations they represent compellence - the use of threats to coerce another into taking an action it otherwise would not take democratic peace - theory supported by empirical evidence that democratic states do not fight wars against each other, but do fight wars against authoritarian states diplomacy - the practice of states trying to influence the behavior of other states by bargaining, negotiating, taking specific non-coercive actions or refraining from such actions, or appealing to the foreign public for support of a position ethnonational movements - the participation in organized political activity of self-conscious communities sharing an ethnic affiliation; some movements seek autonomy within an organized state; others desire separation and the formation of a new state; still others want to join with a different state first-strike capability - the ability to launch a nuclear attack capable of completely
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