9-19 notes - For 9/24 Ch 2(29-34 Sebastian(516 673-5803...

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For 9/24 Sebastian (516) 673-5803 Ch. 2 (29-34) Foreign Affairs: really good resources 1. Idealism (liberalism) a. Theory comes out of reality/ then put back into reality b. WWI = Bad! i. Machine guns, gases, planes, tanks, submarines ii. Total war, civilians, most of Europe, 10-12 million dead iii. Woodrow Wilson, pres.; gov. of NJ; academic c. Idealism – 4 Tenets: an aspect of: i. Human nature = good/ not people; it’s the system 1. prior system: state based system 2. self-help: own resources – military, diplomacy, alliances no choice but war ii. the international system must be reorganized 1. international organizations: League of Nations; World Court; International Labor Organization; Institutions for Conflict Resolutions 2. International Law; rules of behavior – create agreed upon rules that everyone would obey iii. War is not inevitable…war as a social construct 1. slavery, dueling iv. Progress is possible 1. enlightenment, rationality, empirical science 2. European. . we can understand the world and we can change
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course DIPL 1711 taught by Professor Maffei during the Fall '07 term at Seton Hall.

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9-19 notes - For 9/24 Ch 2(29-34 Sebastian(516 673-5803...

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