WorldPolitics_Chapter02_wed_jan25_3

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Unformatted text preview: Potential quiz questions • Describe the story in the PD. What are the criminals’ interests, what is the DA’s offer and what is the interaction of the prisoners. • Why are some interactions considered to be strategic interactions? • a. In strategic interactions, an actor has to prepare a strategy for the future no matter what other actors will do. [Opposite] • b. In strategic interactions, more than one actor is involved in a negotiation. [sure, but not a core feature – trivial] • c. In strategic interactions, actors have a set of preferences that determine what their strategy will be. [sure , but not a core feature – trivial] • d. In strategic interactions, actors are unlikely to consider the future consequences of their choices. [not true, and not core issue anyway] • e. In strategic interactions, each actor’s plan of action depends on what the other actors are expected to do. [correct answer; captures the core meaning of what it means to be strategic] Potential quiz questions • ANS: E REF: Pages 49–50 Chapter 2 (2): Understanding Interests, Interactions, and Institutions PLS 160 Wed. Jan 25, 2012 Who has the upper hand in bargaining Power Ability of actor A to make actor B do something it would otherwise not do… The more power an actor has, the more it can expect to get from others in the final outcome of bargaining (resources – military and...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course PLS 140 taught by Professor Silver during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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WorldPolitics_Chapter02_wed_jan25_3 - Potential quiz...

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