Edward Thiede Nayak
POL 114 4/17/16
Outline for Semester Project
Introduction: For my Semester Project, I am planning on discussing how the United States
politics and positioning in the world has shaped countries' perceptions of Americans
Actors in the International Relations
Communism vs Capitalism
CAPITALISM- private ownership-freedom
General Assembly of UN
ICJ- International Court of Just
What is Political Science?
What is science?
o One way to get knowledge or to explain phenomena.
o Search for regularities or patterns in relationships among phenomena.
Which is the goal of science?
o To predict the future.
Features of science
Realism- explains IR in the terms of power Power politics.
Neorealism- Neorealism holds that the nature of the international structure is defined by its ordering
principle, anarchy, and by the distribution of capabilities (measured by the number of great
Class notes International relations 10/29/2015
What is war?
Hegemonic war- war to control the entire world. When the distribution of power is evenly
distributed. Also known as World war.
Total war- war by one state to conquer and occupy another. Reach the
Final Exam Review Sheet
Anarchy- a term that implies not chaos or absence of structure and rules, but rather the lack of a central
government that can enforce rules. P.41
1. If you have a problem, either solve it on your own or ask a friend to help you. T
International relations 12/3/2016
Exam next week 12/10: Major terms not listed on review sheet; Tragedy of the commons. Minor terms
not listed; security council.
Game of chicken: Game theory a mathematical way to analyze outcomes.
Class notes International relations 11/5/2015
1/6 of global economic activity is in north and north east Asia.
IPE- studies of international political economy.
Economic liberalism- share the belief of corporation to realize common gains. Liberals dont pay
Class Notes International Relations 11-19-2015 North-South Relations
The Global South- Called by various names: Third world countries. Less-developed countries (LDCs),
under-developed countries (UDCs), or developing countries.
IR scholars do not agree on
Class notes international relations 11/12/2015
Paper- Sunday after thanksgiving.
Supernational organizations- sumsume a number of states and their functions within a larger whole.
Subernational process- states broght togheter. Larger structures. Larger id
BRIEF REFLECTION OF
THE NOVEMBER 2015
Assignment A: Pick a current event in international relations.
World count 1655
Brief Reflection of the November 2015 Paris Attacks
During the evening of Friday the 13th November 2015 Paris t
Edward Thiede POL 114
Fixing Trumps Global Failures
The United States has been one of the most examined countries in the world, which is
good for their positioning with other countries in the world. While being one of the most
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Professor Nayak 2/28/16
Discussion Leader Questions
The novel and movie adaptations of Lord of The Flies are used as a case study in the document to display
the consequences that occur when a group moves from one form of order (hierarchy
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Kevin Cunningham - Mexico City
1. Was there a culture shock when you first arrived?
When I first arrived there was a little culture shock. It wasn't the language or food or anything
Ed Thiede Nayak
POL 114 4/17/16
Annotated Bibliography Semester Project
Alexander, Harriet. "Mexico's President Accuses Donald Trump of Damaging US." The
Telegraph Media Group, 15 Oct. 2015. Web. 18 Apr. 2016.
Harriets article, published by The
Lindquist In Class Exercise POL 114
NAME(S): Lorraine Bishop, Edward Thiede, Victoria Zumaeta
1) Name which countries/regions were ruled by the British Empire in 1914?
The British Empire in 1914 had an influence in five continents: North America, Europe,
History of International Relations
It started in 1648 with the Westphalia Treaty which put an end to the Thirty Years War
The war was triggered by the Reformation Martin Luther, who is considered to be the
father of individualism
It was a war