PowerPoint 8_24 final - independent variable Y variable,...

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The Agenda Debate teams Go over important key terms for the Barber and Zakaria readings Discuss main theories in world politics
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Key Terms unipolar, bipolar, multipolar Lebanonization autarchy interdependence parochial, cosmopolitan
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Theory: What is it? An explanation of a phenomenon. Why have theories? Connects events Explains why something happens Gives us power to interpret events, make predictions
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Cause and effect X variable, the “causal” variable or the
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Unformatted text preview: independent variable Y variable, the “outcome” variable or the dependent variable Main theories in IR Realism Liberalism Constructivism Realism assumptions The state is unitary and rational States pursue national interests, defined in terms of power – not interested in morality States exist in anarchy, and this makes states fearful, suspicious,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course POLS 2401 taught by Professor Malbrough during the Spring '08 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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