GPOSC 200 midterm I review sheet, fall '07

GPOSC 200 midterm I - GPOSC 200 GLOBAL POLITICS REVIEW SHEET MIDTERM I Key Terms Globalization fast interdependent spread of open society open

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GPOSC 200: GLOBAL POLITICS REVIEW SHEET: MIDTERM I Key Terms Globalization- fast, interdependent spread of open society, open economy, and open technology infrastructures. Multi-actor environment - subversive networks, IGOs, NGOs, MNCs. States are not as important anymore. Terrorism- violence or the threat of violence, especially bombing, kidnapping, and assassination, carried out for political purposes Dell theory of conflict prevention- no two countries that are both part of a global supply chain will ever go to war with one another as long as they are both economically interdependent. Vertical proliferation- preventing the advancement of the efficiency of WMDs and WMD programs in countries with preexisting WMDs. Proliferation- spread of WMDs, WMD “blueprints,” and WMD delivery systems. Outsourcing- practice of spinning off non- critical parts if a corporations business to another business that specializes in that specific business. Dominant-actor environment- states are main source of power and stability. Anomie- an alienation and sense of purposelessness caused by perceptions of profound threats to established standards and values. “Afghan Arabs”- from northern Africa and the Middle East to support the resistance against the USSR. Offshoring- occurs when a corporation moves part of its operation to another country. Combating the spread of WMDs-
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GPOSC 200 taught by Professor Professorscherpereel during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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GPOSC 200 midterm I - GPOSC 200 GLOBAL POLITICS REVIEW SHEET MIDTERM I Key Terms Globalization fast interdependent spread of open society open

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