poli sci test 1

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  1. What is the historical approach
    Using history as a guide to current events
  2. why is social science method less precise than natural sciences
    1 school of thought with multiple answers
  3. what type of reasoning is qualitative research based on?
    Inductive
  4. what type of reasoning is quantitative research based on?
    deductive
  5. types of variables
    • independent 
    • dependent 
    • control
  6. why is operationalization difficult
    its to define many terms
  7. attributes of the feudal system
    • shifting boundaries
    • Military=Territory
    • regional rulers allegiance to larger kingdom or church
    • rulers grant title for military services
  8. problems with feudal system
    • insecurity= perpetual warfare
    • rulers lack respect for neighbors 
    • no nationalism
    • mercenary armies
    • No constitutional limits
    • church in politics
    • trade more difficult
  9. factors that led the creation of the westphalian system
    • scientific revolution 
    • 30 years war
    • Imperialism
  10. why was scientific revolution a danger to the church
    • Agency = means one does not need god
    • technology = progress
    • bureaucracy
  11. 2 keys elements of nation state through treaties
    • collective security= attack on 1 is attack on all
    • sovereignty
  12. war of aggression
    going to war for any reason other than self defense
  13. how did imperialism spread the nation state system
    • development of recognized borders 
    • customs spread
    • bureaucracy
    • world wars
  14. how did the world wars help spread system
    endend imperialism
  15. how did the US influence help the spread of the system
    US as super power gave aided many nation state to begin
  16. 2 types of sovereignty
    • territorial
    • personal
  17. territorial sovereignty
    • protect land from invasion 
    • prohibit border crossing
    • require visa 
    • levy tariffs 
    • remain neutral
    • do what ever you want
    • grant asylum
  18. controversies connected to sovereignty
    • drones 
    • border
    • visas
    • tariffs/ trade
    • austerity 
    • pollution
  19. theory building
    inductive reasoning
  20. generalizability
    qulativative
  21. casual relationship
    • independent 
    • dependent
  22. self determination
    sovereignty
  23. International Relations Lenses
    • security dilemma = mutually assured destruction (MAD)
    • era of bipolarity = equal super powers  
    • time of peace =MAD
    • era of proxy wars 
    • ideological struggle
  24. aspect of capitalism
    • new markets and producers
    • direct foreign investment 
    • seeks free trade
  25. Tenets of realism
    • states primarily players
    • anarchical system = unitary action
    • states balance powers 
    • war happens = but not desirable 
    • history is your guide
    • states are rational actors
  26. options if another state becomes more powerful
    • reduce others power 
    • increase own power
    • align with others
    • play ball
  27. realism philosophical roots
    • melian dialogue
    • machiavelli - the prince
    • hobbes - leviathan
  28. why are americans not realist
    • realism state there are no good or bad states
    • americans believe there are good and bad states

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