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International Law in Politics - Chapter Summary
While domestic politics can be at the forefront of some people's minds, international politics can have far-reaching consequences, too. You'll learn about international law in politics through video lessons led by a qualified instructor, and you'll gain an understanding of common international law practices, international conventions and international protocols. The chapter comes with interactive lesson quizzes to help you see how well you understand the material. Our instructors are available to answer any questions you may have, and you can access these materials on any Internet-connected device. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe world politics and international conventions
- Recognize various international protocols that are used in global politics
- Summarize international trace policy, as well as several strategic trade policies
1. International Conventions & World Politics
This lesson explains the use of conventions in world politics. It highlights the Geneva Convention, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, and the United Nations Convention against Torture.
2. International Protocols in Global Politics
This lesson will explain the different uses of the word 'protocol' within political science. In doing this, it will highlight protocol as rules of courtesy, as well as focusing on agreements like the Kyoto Protocol.
3. International Trade Policy & Strategic Trade Policies
Governments sometimes intervene in international trade. In this lesson, we'll examine the arguments against strategic trade policy and discuss the policy instruments used by governments to influence international trade flows.
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