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Overview of Theories of International Relations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of international system consists of relatively equal States that act independently of each other?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not an assumption of political realism?

Question 3 3. What principle of realism involves a weaker State seeking to offset the power of a stronger State through the formation of an alliance with other States?

Question 4 4. What theory focuses on the distribution of power in the international system?

Question 5 5. Realism attempts to explain international relations primarily through which of the following concepts?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a component of regime theory?

Question 7 7. When did regime theory first emerge as a signficant field of international relations?

Question 8 8. What's the best explanation of a regime in regime theory?

Question 9 9. Which approach to regime theory holds that actors may defer short-term gain for long-term gain?

Question 10 10. Which approach in regime theory does not assume rational choice among actors in the international system?

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Question 11 11. According to rational choice theory, social interaction is a matter of what?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a criticism of rational choice theory?

Question 13 13. In order for rational choice theory to have value in international relations, which of the following must be true?

Question 14 14. Joan prefers Earl Grey Tea to English Breakfast Tea but prefers English Breakfast Tea to Green Tea, which means she prefers Earl Grey Tea over Green Tea. What principle of rational choice theory does this demonstrate?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not an assumption of rational choice theory?

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Question 16 16. What's the best explanation of liberal internationalism?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of a supranational political structure?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is incorrect about liberal internationalism?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a criticism leveled against liberal internationalism?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not one of the preferred tools of liberal internationalism?

Overview of Theories of International Relations Chapter Exam Instructions

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