Power, Theories and Analysis

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Power, Theories and Analysis by Mind Map: Power, Theories and Analysis

1. Power

1.1. An international actor can influence or force other actors because of the capabilities it possess.

1.2. Power from

1.2.1. Natural Resources Geography Population Resources

1.2.2. Non-Natural Resources Hard Power Industrial Development Army Soft Power Leadership Image Public Support

2. International System

2.1. Distribution of power

2.1.1. Between countries at a certain moment

2.2. Types

2.2.1. Classified as number of importance, the actors have Unipolar Only one actor Bipolar Two equally important actors Multipolar Several countries whose power is comparative

3. 90s Theories

3.1. The end of History

3.1.1. Author: Francis Fukuyama

3.1.2. Capitalism=no more conflicts

3.1.3. Democracy Capitalism

3.1.4. History= Conflicts

3.2. Clash of civilizations

3.2.1. Author: Samuel Huntington

3.2.2. Globalization=Culture more relevant

3.2.3. Fought for political or ideological reasons

3.2.4. Now because of cultural reasons

4. Systems

4.1. Centripetal

4.1.1. Union

4.1.2. Economic Integration Economic alliance Economic bloc

4.1.3. Neoliberalism Capitalism Free trade An ideology

4.1.4. Globalization Economic integration Cultural integration

4.1.5. Supranationalism Form IGO to solve common problems

4.2. Centrifugal

4.2.1. Separation

4.2.2. Nationalism Identity Belonging Irredentism Different territories come together again Separatism Nation inside a State State becomes independent

4.2.3. Fundamentalism Conservative Interpretation of Religion Ideology Result of Obedience Fanatism

4.2.4. Terrorism Violence Intimidation against civilians To achieve political goals

5. Theories of International Relations

5.1. Realism

5.1.1. Motivation More power

5.1.2. Moral behavior limits states to protect itself

5.1.3. International organizations International law No power or force

5.1.4. It is important Military power

5.2. Liberalism

5.2.1. International cooperation convenient for everybody

5.2.2. International Rules International organizations

5.2.3. can help to promote Cooperation Trust Prosperity

5.2.4. It is important Social Power Economic Power Military Power

5.3. Radicalism

5.3.1. Dominant states exploit less developed countries

5.4. Constructivism

5.4.1. International Politics not static

5.4.2. Shaped by Ideas Collective Values Culture

6. Respond to conflict

6.1. Unilateral

6.1.1. Alone

6.1.2. Own interest

6.2. Bilateral

6.2.1. Partnership

6.2.2. Mutually Benefitial

6.3. Multilateral

6.3.1. Group action

6.3.2. Common issue

7. Levels of analysis in a conflict

7.1. Individual

7.1.1. Leader Characteristics of Individuals Personality Psychology Individual worldviews Perception Leadership style

7.2. Domestic

7.2.1. Country/State National Attributes Regime Type Economic system Culture

7.3. Interstate

7.3.1. Type of system Structural characteristics Polarity Distribution of power Interdependence

7.4. Global

7.4.1. World