Theories of International Relations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which approach in regime theory does not assume rational choice among actors in the international system?

Question 2 2. What's the best explanation of a regime in regime theory?

Question 3 3. Realism attempts to explain international relations primarily through which of the following concepts?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is not one of the preferred tools of liberal internationalism?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a criticism leveled against liberal internationalism?

Question 7 7. What type of struggle is pivotal in Marxism?

Question 8 8. In order for rational choice theory to have value in international relations, which of the following must be true?

Question 9 9. Marxism emphasizes the importance of which of the following factors in explaining the international system?

Question 10 10. Which type of international system consists of relatively equal States that act independently of each other?

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Question 11 11. Which approach to regime theory holds that actors may defer short-term gain for long-term gain?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an important text in Marxist thought?

Question 13 13. What's the best explanation of liberal internationalism?

Question 14 14. Marxism has been used to explain what current characteristic of the international system?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is incorrect about liberal internationalism?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. When did regime theory first emerge as a signficant field of international relations?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a component of regime theory?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a criticism of rational choice theory?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not an assumption of political realism?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of a supranational political structure?

Question 22 22. Which of the following did not make a significant contribution to the development of Marxist thought?

Question 23 23. According to rational choice theory, social interaction is a matter of what?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not an assumption of rational choice theory?

Question 25 25. What theory focuses on the distribution of power in the international system?

Theories of International Relations Chapter Exam Instructions

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