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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 Is 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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- Fall '08
- International Relations