Liberalism and identity 5

Liberalism and identity 5 - Identity The Prisoners Dilemma:...

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Identity The Prisoners Dilemma: The IP alters the game in one important way – they look at who the suspects are. If 2 members of the Mafia are arrested, they will cooperate with one another and remain silent, because they have adopted the code of silence. Thus, they share a set of beliefs and will expect the other to share those beliefs as well. The game would play out very differently, however, if 2 regular criminals were arrested for the crime. A relatively new paradigm for examining the international system. Rejects the idea that there can be a comprehensive theory of international relations. In general constructivists will ask who the actors are, how did these identities develop, and how do these actors interact with one another. The identity theory in general focuses on the creation and effect of norms, values, beliefs, and identities in the international system. Concerned more with how international relations are shaped by social practices within states and between states. Focus on elite beliefs, identities and social norms. Object of study is the norms
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