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Constructivism -> Critical approaches 11 February 2010 1025.001 1
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Review: constructivism For liberals and realists: politics = actors with interests interacting Action explained based on these interests and on the structure of constraints and incentives Identities are pre-political; unchanged by interaction For constructivists: politics = identity construction Identities at the root of preferences Interests and identities shift through interaction 2
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Review: structures Ideas matter– the material world is not “out there” but exists only through intersubjective awareness Study ideas, beliefs, and shared understandings Structure : arrangement and relation of parts in a system. Shape, enable, and constrain actors. Material structure : that which “really exists” Social structure : patterns of relationships (as informed by shared understandings and beliefs 3
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Brief examples Sovereignty and the state form No such thing as objectively existing sovereignty
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