The evidence that does exist focuses on agricultural productivity.
People make policy — State-level: States make policy — System-level: Pessimists Niebuhr, Morgenthau have countered the theory of politics built on an optimistic definition of man but also expose the important error of exaggerating the causal importance of human nature.
Since this nature is very complex, it can justify any hypothesis we may entertain. If men can be made good, then one must discover how to alter human nature. This expectation is often buried under the conviction that individual behavior is determined more by religious and spiritual inspiration rather than material circumstance.
If man's evil qualities lead to wars, then one must worry about ways to repress them or compensate for them. Control rather than exhortation is needed, tends to assume a fixed human nature, which shifts the focus away from it, toward social and political institutions that can be changed p.
Social and psychological realism has produced political utopianism p. Removing the defects of states would establish the basis for peace. Hobbes, Mill, Adam Smith. Rigorous application of this logic leads to asking to what extent organized force must be applied in order to secure the desired peaceful world.
Arguing for a world government and settling for balance of power as an unhappy alternative reveals the limits of the second image analysis. Even though bad states may lead to war, the obverse that good states mean peace is doubtful. Just like societies they live in make men, the international environment makes states p.
To achieve a favorable outcome from such a conflict, a state has to rely on its own devices, the relative efficiency of which must be its constant concern p. Machiavelli, Rousseau, Thucydides, Clausewitz. Because some countries may be willing to use force to achieve their ends, and because there is no authority to prevent them from doing so, even peacefully inclined states must arms themselves.
Goodness and evil, agreement and disagreement, may or may not lead to war. It is not so much imposed by statesmen on events as it is imposed by events on statesmen p. Leading to peace or creating tension?: Collecting, filtering, and evaluating information, making recommendations, implementing policies--e.
Define individual-level analysis in world politics. Examine how fundamental human characteristics influence policy. Show how organizational behavior, including role-playing and group decision making, can influence policy decisions.
Analyze the idiosyncratic or personal characteristics of leaders that influence their decision-making and policy outcomes. Discuss the major emphases of state-level analysis. Analyze the foreign policy process, based on the type of government, situation, and policy.
Discuss the importance of political culture on foreign policy. List the foreign-policy making actors and evaluate the role and influence of subnational actors.
Describe the structural characteristics of the international system and discuss the actors. Analyze the power relationships in the international system. Discuss economic realities in the political system.
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Individual Level: A Re-evaluation of Global Moral Concern LIU Yiwen Tristan Introduction This paper serves to point out inherent pitfalls of the general justification of the following four versions of partial or impartial approaches to international moral, namely, (1).