Assignment week 2
Read and watch the video, Answer the following questions:
1.Discuss some of the key differences among Realists with regard to the international system’s character and operation. Do you think these disagreements result from Realism’s shortcomings or the complexity of the international system?
2. How well founded is the Radical contention that the international system is characterized by “crippling stratification?” How likely is it that system stratification will be changed?
3. Which theoretical perspective best explains changes that have occurred in the international system since the end of the Cold War? Highlight the relative weaknesses of other theoretical perspectives in this regard.
4. What issues or events in world politics are best addressed by using the international system as a level of analysis? What issues or events cannot be sufficiently addressed at this level of analysis?
5.- What is international system?
6.- What are the actors in the international system?