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state soverignty
-supreme authority over internal affairs
-legal quality with other states
State (legal entity)
-permament pop
-defined territory
-gov. with one rule
- ability to conduct foreign affairs
Factors effecting foreign policy issues
-global inf.
-stae inf.
-ind. inf.
-policy-making process
intermestic
issues that are both international and domestic
factors Affecting leadeship capacity
-personality
-degree of control over foreign policy
-sense of politcal efficiacy
-amount of available info
-ability to deal with crisis
-"great person" versus zeitgeist
state soverignty
-supreme authoriy of itna affairs
-legal equality with states
state (legal entity)
-pop
-territory
-rule of law
-conduct intn affairs
state attributes
-size
-location
-wealth
-domestic political affairs
Foreign policy determinants
-geopol pos.
-military
-economy
-type of gov (dem. vs autocratic)
emocratic peace
dem. don't attack each other
end of history
a liberal democracy with a market economy is the only satisfying mode for a modern society
policy making rational choice
-porblem recognition
-goal selection
-id of alts
-consideratiion of consequences
-output is choice
impediments to rat choice
- bounded rat. (human flaws prevent best decision
- cogn. diss.
-political agendas
-satisficing
bureaucracies
gov. agencies, reg. commissions, departments
factors bureaucratic efficiency/rationality
-bureaucratic politics model (bargaining, compromise )
-groupthink
-SOP
procedural rationality
perfect info, carefuly weigh options (leader not imp)
instrumental rationality
comparing all options and selecting the best one (leader important)
FUCKIN CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
bitch
hegemon
a single powerful state that excercises predominant influence over global actors
hegemonic stability theory
establishment of a globl hegemon is necessary for global order for commercial nd security reasons
enduring rivals
prolonged conflict bewteen pairs of nations whose constant conflcit often leads to war
peace of westphalia
SOVEREIGNTY
great power evolution
-1490s-1610s=Portugal, Spain
-1618-1648=30 years war
-1650-1800=rise of europe(Russia, france, austria, england...prussia)
-1796-1815=Napoleonic Wars (nationalim/industrialization)
-1815-1914=balance of power/unification of germany upsets balance/europe/us/japan imp.
counterfactual reasoning
what if question
WWI (causes)
-alliance system (triple entente, central powers
-rise of germany
-decision of great-power leaders
-nationalist feelings
-social darwinism
WWI (consequences)
-millions dead
-Versailles treaty and german war guilt
-creation of new european states
-wilson liberalism/decline of realism
-loss of west confidence
-small states get voice at League of N
irredentism
a movement by a ethnical group to retake lost territory so that one ethnic group will be united
WWII (causes)
-Versailles "diktat" and german revenge
-german irredentism
-dictatorships
-democracies equivocate
-great depression and war economics
-quest for resources (pacific)
WWII (consequences)
-more border changes in europe
-old empires finished
-iron curtain
-decolonization
-UN
-US-soviet rivalry: cold war
multipolarity
a distribution of global power in three of more great-power centers, with other states allited with one of the rivals
protectionism
barriers of foreign trade, such as tariffs, and quotas, that protect local inustries from being out-competed by foreign ones
power transition
a narrowing of the ratio of military capabilities between great power rivals tht is thought to increase the probability of war
cold war causes
-two powerful rival states emerge
-struggle for spheres of influence
-mirror images of each other as threat
-self-fufulling prophecy
-ideology?
-security dilemma
self-fufilling prophecy
one's expectations evoke behavior that helps the expectations become true
security dilemma
as each national arms itself to increase national security, it leads to a decline in security for all sides
Cold War (confrontation)
-containment
-berlin blockade, korean war
-extended deterrence
-peaceful coexistence
-cuban missile crisis
extended deterrence
military force to protect allies
WWII (causes)
-Versailles "diktat" and german revenge
-german irredentism
-dictatorships
-democracies equivocate
-great depression and war economics
-quest for resources (pacific)
WWII (consequences)
-more border changes in europe
-old empires finished
-iron curtain
-decolonization
-UN
-US-soviet rivalry: cold war
multipolarity
a distribution of global power in three of more great-power centers, with other states allited with one of the rivals
protectionism
barriers of foreign trade, such as tariffs, and quotas, that protect local inustries from being out-competed by foreign ones
power transition
a narrowing of the ratio of military capabilities between great power rivals tht is thought to increase the probability of war
cold war causes
-two powerful rival states emerge
-struggle for spheres of influence
-mirror images of each other as threat
-self-fufulling prophecy
-ideology?
-security dilemma
self-fufilling prophecy
one's expectations evoke behavior that helps the expectations become true
security dilemma
as each national arms itself to increase national security, it leads to a decline in security for all sides
Cold War (confrontation)
-containment
-berlin blockade, korean war
-extended deterrence
-peaceful coexistence
-cuban missile crisis
extended deterrence
military force to protect allies
WWII (causes)
-Versailles "diktat" and german revenge
-german irredentism
-dictatorships
-democracies equivocate
-great depression and war economics
-quest for resources (pacific)
WWII (consequences)
-more border changes in europe
-old empires finished
-iron curtain
-decolonization
-UN
-US-soviet rivalry: cold war
multipolarity
a distribution of global power in three of more great-power centers, with other states allited with one of the rivals
protectionism
barriers of foreign trade, such as tariffs, and quotas, that protect local inustries from being out-competed by foreign ones
power transition
a narrowing of the ratio of military capabilities between great power rivals tht is thought to increase the probability of war
cold war causes
-two powerful rival states emerge
-struggle for spheres of influence
-mirror images of each other as threat
-self-fufulling prophecy
-ideology?
-security dilemma
self-fufilling prophecy
one's expectations evoke behavior that helps the expectations become true
security dilemma
as each national arms itself to increase national security, it leads to a decline in security for all sides
Cold War (confrontation)
-containment
-berlin blockade, korean war
-extended deterrence
-peaceful coexistence
-cuban missile crisis
extended deterrence
military force to protect allies
WWII (causes)
-Versailles "diktat" and german revenge
-german irredentism
-dictatorships
-democracies equivocate
-great depression and war economics
-quest for resources (pacific)
WWII (consequences)
-more border changes in europe
-old empires finished
-iron curtain
-decolonization
-UN
-US-soviet rivalry: cold war
multipolarity
a distribution of global power in three of more great-power centers, with other states allited with one of the rivals
protectionism
barriers of foreign trade, such as tariffs, and quotas, that protect local inustries from being out-competed by foreign ones
power transition
a narrowing of the ratio of military capabilities between great power rivals tht is thought to increase the probability of war
cold war causes
-two powerful rival states emerge
-struggle for spheres of influence
-mirror images of each other as threat
-self-fufulling prophecy
-ideology?
-security dilemma
self-fufilling prophecy
one's expectations evoke behavior that helps the expectations become true
security dilemma
as each national arms itself to increase national security, it leads to a decline in security for all sides
Cold War (confrontation)
-containment
-berlin blockade, korean war
-extended deterrence
-peaceful coexistence
-cuban missile crisis
extended deterrence
military force to protect allies
peaceful coexistence
khruschev-cap and com did not have to attack
Cold War (ritualization)
-MAD, mutual assured destruction
-vietnam war
-detente:relax tensions
-nixon kissinger
-SALT talks
-cultural exchanges, trade agreements
SALT
strategic arms limitation talks-limits strategic nuclear weapon delivery systems
cold war (denouement)
-soviet invasion fo afganistan
-gorbachev policies
-glasnot
-perestroika
rapprochment
a policy to reestablish normal diplomatic relations between enemies
America's unipolar moment
-end of cold war, US triumph
-unipolar stance concerns/alarms many
-bush doctrine on war on terror
-unilateralism of bush (43) administration
a multipolar world
-US currently dominant
-China and EU potential challengers
-instability of multipolar power
-power transition
-soft power?
soft power
co-opt through intagibles (values, popularty) as opposed to hard military coercion
imperial over stretch
tendency of hegemons to over spend in military and foreign affairs, which weakens economy
entente
an agreement amongst states if one is attacked
concert
agreement among world powers to jointly govern world politics
multilateralism
cooperative approaches to managing shared problems through collective and coordinated action
selective engagement
balance international policeman with isolationist-attention paid to most important issues
unilateral approach
acting alone, self help, independent from other states
characteristics of global north
-democratic-free market
-technologically inventive
-wealthy
-againg pop.
-low pop. growth
characteristics of global south
-most states...
not democratic
low technology use
poor
rapid pop growth
overstrained socail and ecological systems
-80% of glob. pop
-15% global wealth
LLDCs
least developed of the less developed
"fourth world"
mercantilism
trade increases state wealth, incourage exports, discourage imports
explain imp.
-marxists: outlets for surplus capital
-world-system theory: capitalist core and dependent periphery
-hobson:sompetition for power and prestige (social darwinism)
neo-colonilism
domination through economic means
modernization theory
-global south must
create conditions for efficient production free enterprise, free trade
pass through stages of dev. and reach "take off"
-conditions that allowed north to do this don't exist
dependency theory
-global north keeps global south poor through:
-terms of trade and finance
-exploitation by MNCs?
02 sector economics
world system theory
-core:capitalist states produce "advanced goods
-semiperiphery: states advancing toward core, or descending to periphery
-periphery: developing states produce commodites and low-technology goods

DIVISION
NIEs
newly industrialized countries
asian tigers
south korea, taiwan, singapore, hong kong
MRACLE
nonaligned movement G77
don't align with any block to avoid war, advance global south's common interests
failed states
states whose citizens rebel against mismanaged gov
nonstate nations
stuggling to gain political; right
external military intevention
more powerful state invading state
import substitute
concentration on domestic products
export-led
concentrates on havin competitive exports
currency finagling
?
New International Economic Order
NIEO (pushed by group 77
redistribute global wealth
reg trade regimes
know them
shit
blah