Reading Quiz 3 Notes
Manifesto of the Communist Party
"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles"
A spectre is haunting Europethe spectre of communism
Parties everywhereincluding those in government and those in the op
POL 230 World Politics
Quiz 4 (10/6/2015)
1. The writings of _ are fundamental to all
radical thought, even though he did not directly
address all the issues of today.
2. Which of the following is one of the core beliefs
Learning in War Time Notes
Why would we take up a craft during wartime? (Fiddle while Rome burns)
Why spend time on such things like school (art, literature, math, etc.) when we are
progressing towards heaven or hell at all times?
We will learn these thin
1. Liberals believe that human nature is basically
good and that people can cooperate to affect social
2. Which of the following is NOT advocated by
3. What differentiates liberalism and neo-libera
Chapter 3 (Pg.76-83) Reading Notes
Theory- set of propositions and concepts that combine to explain phenomena by
specifying the relationships among the propositions
Hypotheses specific falsifiable states questions a particular relationship among
two or mo
Levels of analysis
What is a System?
o Assemblage of units, objects, or parts that are united by some from of
o Change in one unit leads to changes in other parts
o Patterns to
Theories of International Relations: Realism
o Thucydides, Augustine, Machiavelli, Hobbes
o Carr, Morgenthau, Waltz
o Mearsheimer, Gilpin, Walt
o Bismarck, Kennan, Kissinger
o Groupism: Hu
1. Mearsheimer argues that great powers are
rarely content with the current distribution of
power and will use force to alter the balance of
power if it is not too costly.
2. Which of the following is NOT a feature of the
What is International Relations?
International Relations (IR)
o Traditionally focused on the military and economic relationships among
o With increased globalization, its boundary has expanded to include more