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Unformatted text preview: From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War? POLSC 333: World Politics Let the Bodies Hit the Floor 1 Dr. Amanda Murdie September 9th 1 War and Peace, Introduction POLSC 333: World Politics From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War? Game Theory in Pop Culture Prisoner's Dilemma: Dark Knight: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEqfzr-5dBY South Park: http://www.gametheory.net/media/SouthPark.wav Dilbert: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED9gaAb2BEw Bargaining Game: Ransom (with Mel Gibson): http://www.gametheory.net/media/Ransom.mpg POLSC 333: World Politics From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War? Goals for Today 1 Go over what I didn't get to from last lecture - bargaining interactions 2 De ne crisis, con ict, and war 1 Interstate and intrastate war 2 Outline the existence of wars across space and time 3 Outline puzzles typically studied concerning war POLSC 333: World Politics From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War? Basic Argument 1 Bargaining is an interaction where 1 actor is made better o at the expense of the other 2 War is costly - a settlement without war is typically preferred by all parties. 3 War is the exception, not the rule. 4 War is part of the political process and is a political interaction. 1 War is on outcome of bargaining and is itself a bargaining interaction. 2 Bargaining can fail when: 1 There is incomplete information 2 Commitment to terms of deal is questionable 3 Disputed good is hard to divide POLSC 333: World Politics From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War? What determines bargaining outcomes? Ways to Exercise Power Remember - we were talking Interactions Interactions - the game cooperation and bargaining (or both) POLSC 333: World Politics From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War? What determines bargaining outcomes? Ways to Exercise Power What determines bargaining outcomes - Power A core concept in international politics. . . Power: the ability of Actor A to get Actor B do something that B would otherwise not do The more power an actor has, the more it can expect to get from others in the nal outcome of bargaining bargaining power POLSC 333: World Politics From last time - Bargaining War, Con icts, and Crises War Over Time and Space Social Science and the Study of War - Puzzles Why Do States Go to War?...
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