Poli 252-Berdal Lecture
How would he describe the benefits of having the Security Council around relative to
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POLI 252 READINGS
United Nations Charter, Preamble through Chapter 5
a. War is bad, human rights are good, friendship and life are awesome
b. World Peace, no armed force, promotion of economic & social advancement of all
2. Chapter 1 (
Poli 252- Griffiths The Economists Tale
When the British Empire ran Sierra Leone, they established monopoly marketing boards
to protect the farmers against traders who would cheat them and give them low prices.
They did it in England first, then in Africa
Poli 252: Game Theory and Other Notes
Strategy: A plan of action taken by some actor or entity designed to achieve some goal or
objective. Actions of others are taken into account as well.
Governments are highly strategic! Every action they take includes
Poli 252: Multilateralism
1. The standard critiques of multilateralism:
Dominant powers will never allow themselves to be restrained by institutions that
lack enforcement power.
Multilateralism as a poor setting for collective action because larger grou