Unformatted text preview: 10. Why do states act to protect the human rights of those in other states, and how successful have they been? 11. Will patterns of conflict or cooperation dominate the future? The Three Main I’s • Interests o Goals that actors have and the outcomes they want to attain Protect citizens, acquire more territory, gain access to natural resources, develop rapidly, and protect the environment • Interactions o Refers to the ways the choices of two or more actors combine to produce political outcomes Outcomes are not simply determined by actors, goals, or interests because there is typically some conflict of interests • Institutions o Rules of the political game Shape and constrain interactions (some interactions have few institutional constraints and others are heavily institutionalized)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course POLI SCI 103 taught by Professor Pevehouse during the Fall '08 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '08
- International Relations