Thu, Sep 3
POL 389-800, Security Studies
SUNY Oswego | Fall 2020
Dr. Craig Warkentin
- Ch. 3, Liberalism and Liberal Internationalism (Morgan, 30-46)
- Articulate the main assumptions of liberalism
- Compare and contrast types of liberalism
- Explain how liberals conceptualize security
- Describe liberalism's prescription for security
- Compare and contrast liberalism to realism
- autonomy (35)
- Bretton Woods system (34)
- democratic peace (35)
- dismal science (31)
- end of history (43)
- free ride (34)
- globalization (33)
- hegemon (35)
- IGOs (31)
- international civil society (34)
- international regimes (31)
- NGOs (31)
- peace building (34)
- pluralistic security community (36)
- power (31)
- regimes (34)
- rentier states (41)
- security dilemma (31)
- shadow of the future (35)
- sovereignty (34)
- transaction costs (34)
- Westphalian (33)
- Review News assignment guidelines
- UK vs. US: liberalism, liberalist, liberal
Reword each question to be a "proper" discussion question, if needed, before answering it.
- What are the main characteristics of the liberalist orientation?
- What are the main categories or types of liberalism in the study and conduct of international politics?
- How do NGOs now play a role in international politics in the pursuit of liberalist objectives and values?
- Why is liberalism relatively optimistic about the possibilities for cooperation, and for cooperation leading to significant improvements in international politics?
- What are the main components of commercial or economic liberalism?
- What is the democratic peace thesis and what are its implications for understanding and trying to improve international politics?
- In what ways is liberalism often inconsistent in dealing with important issues in international politics?
- Why do numerous critics see liberal internationalism as a form of Western imperialism?
- In what sense is liberalism revolutionary in international politics and, as such, a serious threat?