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Kurds , Uighurs
Coat of arms and flag of Vatican City
Vatican Hong Kong (“one country, two systems”)
17 Differences between States Territorial size
Type of government
Level of industrialization/development Tuvalu So how would the power of a country with a territorial size of 356,000 miles compare to the power of one with only 93,000 square miles? 18
18 Measuring Comparative
Economic What data should be used to measure economic strength or “wellbeing”?
• GDP = total annual economic activity Per capita income
HDI Human Development Index (more in Chapter 1.2 lecture) 19
19 Country Comparison –
GDP per Capita
GDP Source: IMF (International Monetary Fund) 2011 20 Economic Differences –
Global North and South
Global Income levels per capita > North vs South
North vs. South in world’s goods and services and population 21
21 Non-State Actors Increasing relevance today
IOs (International Organizations) • IGOs (Intergovernmental Organizations)...
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- Spring '07
- International Relations