Power in international relations

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  • Gender Roles In Ibsen's Play

    of this power dynamic usually present between men and women in her book. Particularly, Butler analyzes the effect sexuality can have in influencing power: The pro-sexuality movement within feminist theory and practice has effectively argued that sexuality is always constructed within the terms of discourse and power, where power is partially understood in terms of heterosexual and phallic cultural conventions [...] If sexuality is culturally constructed within existing power relations, then…

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  • Haemon's Struggle In Hesiod And Sophocles '

    Sophocles discuss how the youth threaten elders and their positions of power. The role of the son in their works shines light onto how rulers in their quest to retain power can be threatened even by those who support them. This fear causes the father to push their son away thus fulfilling their fears as the sons’ future actions lead to a destabilization in the political order. This destabilization is show to be a loss of political power as the son either supplants their role or renders the king…

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  • Differences And Similarities Between Fithian And George Washington

    Both Philip Fithian and Goerge Washington record and immortalize the life of late 18th century white Virginian gentry in their diaries. In vastly different styles, both men describe the culture, values, power structures, methods of mastery, and relationships between men and women in colonial Virginia. As an outsider to this society, Philip Fithian creates a more complete and colorful picture than George Washington does. While Fithian’s account offers explicit observations about Virginian gentry,…

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  • Escobar's Theoretical Analysis

    for granted in mainstream and even some critical theories of development. However, these terms are not neutral descriptors, rather they are part of a larger regime of development discourse and are implicated in the maintenance of unequal global power relations. Building on the Foucauldian concept of discourse, anthropologists like Escobar and Ferguson have argued that development is a historically produced discourse. In the first part of this essay, I will outline Escobar’s arguments about how…

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  • Difference Between Realism And Liberalism

    result into tragedies like war between states and its allies. International relations or IR was created to study and understand relations among states and know the cause of conflict between states so that it could prevent war from happening. International relations try to make foreign relations better so that war may be altered. Foreign relations include trade between nations and how they interact with one another. International relations has different theories. Theories such as realism and…

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  • Should Actors Other Than States Have Full Sovereignty? Why?

    the state independently of the power of other states to exercise their functions on its territory and abroad, in international communication. The sovereignty of the state is manifested in the supremacy of state power, in its unity and independence. In the literal sense, the word "sovereignty", derived from the Latin word supraneitas (from supra - above), means that property of power, by virtue of which it is the highest, ie, its supremacy. The supremacy of state power is expressed in the fact…

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  • Realism, Liberalism And Constructivism

    Liberalism, and Constructivism are all three important theories in the world of International Relations and while there are many differences between the three perspectives, there is still one main similarity. Realism and Liberalism are well-known theories, while Constructivism happens to fall into the category of alternative views. Anarchy is a condition of International Relations that requires states to rely on their own power(Shiraev and Zubok.41). Each theory provides strong arguments as to…

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  • Realism And Liberalism: The Nation-State's Role In International Politics

    Out of the numerous actors that play apart in international politics, I find that the most critical and vital is the state. It is the primary vehicle for diplomacy, stability, defense and cooperation in a world of anarchy with no other actor existing above it. The nation-state has existed since 1648 after the Peace of Westphalia. The two international theory paradigms I will be using to prove my point is Realism and Liberalism, both in how they conflict with one another, but as well, the common…

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  • Similarities Between Realism And Realism

    broad paradigm in which it is a view of international politics that stresses its competitive and conflictual side. Realists often trace their intellectual roots to Thucydides classic account of Peloponnesian war in the fifth century B.C. At their core realists’ theories have a pragmatic approach to international relations describing the world as it is not as it ought to be. Realist believe that power is the currency of international politics. Great powers, the main actors in the realist’ account…

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  • International Relations, Realism, And Constructivism

    1. Studying International Relations (IR) is very important in today 's society, with things like the Syrian civil war and the ISIS take over in Iraq. Studying international relations is consolidating of all of the information that we receive from the media, and examining it from numerous, and opposing points of view. There are three theories in international relations Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism to study international relations you must first understand each of these theories and…

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