Notes on Lecture 3

Notes on Lecture 3 - The Post War Order Institutional...

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The Post War Order Institutional Foundations for Globalization 1950-Now is Globalization Frameworks for international interactions that continue to structure politics today were established at the end of WWII Explicit discussions about how to structure world politics Leading thinkers brought ideas to government on how to make institutions US dominance gave it the opportunity to implement plans US has enough power and money to put their own ideas and institutions into play Share of World Power, 1900-2000 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.25 0.3 CINC score 1900 1930 1950 1975 2000 Year USA UK RUS CHN Military, access to resources, etc. are used to find world power 1900- USA and UK close in power 1930- US still powerful, UK drops 1950- US powerful, Russia grows o Here US builds institutions 1975- US drops, rise of China 2000- US has less dominance and rise of China The Western System and Origins of (Renewed) Globalization
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During late 19 th Century, we also saw globalization but that came to a halt with the two world wars, so this is renewed globalization Rebuild Western Europe Usually after war the victor does not want to rebuilt loser But US realized it would help them too U.S. security guarantee to Europe and NE Asia.
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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 Wisconsin.

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