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11 Jul 2022

Trade and international relations

Worksheets - 2 pages - International relations

We live on an international scene punctuated by globalization and the intensification of trade. We currently exchange more than we produce: a good is exchanged on average 1.4 times. In this perspective, trade (even if it is basically established between two companies) is a way for...

28 Apr 2021

African Conflicts in International Relations - China in Africa : Political or Economic interests ?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

China's involvement in Africa cannot be reduced to only one dimension. It would be an oversimplification to label the Chinese interests on the continent as either political or economic solely: these two aspects often constitute two faces of the same coin. China's increasing engagement in...

08 Jan 2015

Core values of International Relations - Saudi Arabian national Constitution

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The Saudi Arabian national Constitution and concept of rule of law is based on the Qur'an, which identifies itself as the rule of law. The 1992 Constitution or the Basic Law of Saudi Arabia clearly states that the kingdom is a sovereign State with Islam as the religion of the nation. It is...

24 Mar 2015

International Relations - The New Population Bomb

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Population: The article certainly addresses population, in the sense of human resource, as a key component for industrialization and sustainability unto the future. Demographic elements in the population of a country influence a country's predisposition to domestic production, political...

28 Jul 2014

Significance of Balance of Power- International Relations

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Balance of power is the most influential theoretical idea in international relations. Balance of power theory in the world wars came from the multipolar world. According to Waltz's (2000: 55-6), friends and enemies tend to react to threats or predominance among themselves by working...

04 Nov 2014

Theme of the lost generation- International Relations, Analysis

Case study - 8 pages - Political science

The lost generation is a term that has spread out its roots into the ages of history between 1500 and 1950, during and after the World War 1. Following the pressure and the need for state and individual freedom globally, young and energetic men found themselves in the battlefield, armed for war....

27 Jan 2011

Germany in the middle of international relations of 1945 to 1990

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

On February 11, 1945, at the Yalta conference, even before its capitulation was signed, Germany was aware of its defeat against its counterparts. The Allies, the United States, Great Britain, the USSR and France, united for the occasion against the common enemy, Nazism, decided that if they won,...

10 Jan 2011

International relations from 1944 to 1946

Thesis - 3 pages - Modern history

In 1944, the world entered its sixth year of conflict. Thus, the desire for peace and reconstruction could be felt increasingly in international relations. And so, the leaders of major powers in this period of history, such as the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist...

21 Jun 2010

The problem of modern piracy in international relations

Thesis - 2 pages - Criminal law

According to me, another major issue is that the UNCLOS treats only the cases of violence, detention or depredation committed on the high seas (e.g. outside the jurisdiction of any country). However, if people commit the same acts in the waters under the jurisdiction of a country, these actions...

29 Sep 2010

How does Realism help us to understand international relations?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

The study of International Relations regroups a large range of theorists who have different opinions about the way international politics are organised. Among these theorists, you can generally distinguish three main schools of thoughts, the liberals, the Marxists and the...

29 Sep 2010

An evaluation of constructivism as an approach to international relations theory

Essay - 11 pages - International relations

Before the 1980s, the focus of the international scholarship relations was on two main debates: on the one hand, opposing the neo-realists to the neo-liberal institutionalists; and on the other rationalism to critical theory. Whereas the former is a debate in which the two...

29 Sep 2010

The Iraq war: an International Relations Theory Analysis

Case study - 16 pages - Political science

On the nineteenth of March 2003 America and its allies started their invasion of Iraq. This intervention had the official goal of the struggle against a terrorism-friendly country, to avoid the expansion of mass destruction weapons and establish a democratic breakthrough in the Middle East. This...

12 Jul 2010

The analysis of international relations and its different theories

Thesis - 7 pages - International relations

The realists claim to consider that the human and social relations (political) do not conform to an ideal as we would like them to. Their first concern is to understand the constraints to change and view the progress through an objective observation of reality. For realistic thinkers, the...

12 Jan 2009

International relations, theory and practice: the Second Kashmir war

Thesis - 5 pages - International relations

I will deal in this essay with the Second Kashmir War, which was a war between India and Pakistan in 1965. We will see how we can interpret the causes and the origins of the war, and the way it was ended and solved. I chose to use two different theories to interpret the Indo-Pakistani war of...

13 Jan 2009

What are human rights and what place have discussions on human rights found in international relations?

Thesis - 8 pages - International relations

Though they may disagree on the importance of this phenomenon, most international experts now admit that there is a growing concern, both from states and from people, for Human Rights in international relations. Human Rights are often used to legitimate an action (diplomatic...

09 Feb 2008

How does the "English School" of international relations differ from American approaches?

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

According to Stephen Hawking in A Brief History of Time, "a theory is a good theory if it satisfies two requirements: It must accurately describe a large class of observations on the basis of a model which contains only a few arbitrary elements, and it must make definite predictions about the...

21 May 2008

Of what do international relations consist? In what ways does it affect the behaviour of states?

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

International law has always been a significant subject of debate, but in the past hundred years this debate has intensified. Not only has the debate posed questions like ‘Of what does international law consist?' but also it has further questioned the authenticity, legitimacy,...

24 Jul 2006

Do we need feminist theory in International Relations? If so why?

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Feminism is a critical social and political movement who first emerged at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth with women's claims of equal rights in society and in the political sphere, with the right of vote. But now, since approximately the end of the...

20 Jul 2006

Is capitalism a positive or negative force in International Relations?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

In 1995, the 200 most powerful multi-national corporations controlled approximately one third of the world GNP The turnover of these companies sometimes exceeds the GNP of some countries: one example is General Motors which with a turnover of 132 billion dollars surpasses the GNP of Indonesia....

28 Jan 2005

Does Realism still provide a convincing analysis of international relationships ?

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

Realism arose as a theory after World War II because of the perceived failure of a world guided by Liberal Internationalist principles. The tension fraught era of the Cold War were ideal conditions for the stark, suspicious pragmaticism espoused by the likes of E.H. Carr and Hans J. Morgenthau....

13 May 2024

Understanding cross-cultural relations in an international company: Galderama

Case study - 3 pages - Management

This document is a study of Cross-cultural Relations between French, German and British Managers in Galderama, an International Company: - The French manager has an individualistic nature in a very rigid hierarchical system, and working together with others is not their principal...

10 Mar 2011

International Workplace Relations: Potential problems and practices to be followed to ensure smooth transfer of ownership in a merger/acquisition

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

In general, poor human resource management is a by-product of international merger and acquisition in today's globalized corporate working environment. Now, successful international workplace relations management has become synonymous with good business strategies and tactics...

29 Sep 2010

The place of guanxi in the modern Chinese society and impact on management processes within China and also on international business relations with China

Dissertation - 77 pages - Management

China is a unique country that places personal relationships above any other aspect of life. The guanxi is a famous relationship aspect of China, and with the recent interest from the whole world concerning China and its expansion, it is interesting to study the importance of this historical...

19 Feb 2015

International Relation - Winston Churchill Speech, Roosevelt, and the Global History

Case study - 4 pages - Literature

“The Sinews of Peace”, was the heading of a speech given by Winston Churchill. In the audience there was the noticeable presence of President McClure. It was one of his supreme speeches, Iron Curtain, given by him as a British prime minister (Reynolds, 2006, pp. 250-252). The setting...

08 Sep 2023

Anglo-German relations in the European Union, 1945-2019

Presentation - 10 pages - International relations

History showed that Germany and the United Kingdom were often enemies, even if they were also strongly dependent and linked on many levels. Indeed, they were commercial and industrial rivals before 1914, and then they fought against each other during the two World Wars. But more recently, they...

09 Feb 2024

How and why is International Law Binding on States?

Essay - 3 pages - International law

While the legal nature of the subject itself has been often discussed and debated, it is generally considered that international law has legal value, notably because of its binding effect. Indeed, international law is binding on states, with obligations based on both moral and...

03 Feb 2021

State sovereignty in international public law

Essay - 5 pages - International law

Jean Bodin (1530-1596) considered that the concept of sovereignty is an absolute concept. Sovereignty is a key concept when it comes to dealing with the state and its place in the international arena. It is, indeed, a concept that has been fostered to characterize the intrinsic power of...

12 Dec 2023

The Impact of the Barcelona Traction Case on Shareholder Protection under International Law or The Diplomatic Protection of Companies and Shareholders

Thesis - 27 pages - International law

The Barcelona Traction judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of February 5th 1970, considerably shaped the protection of foreign investors. Indeed, this judgment which introduced an innovative distinction, but ultimately in conformity with existing legal concepts, between...

30 Apr 2021

New Theories of International Trade

Essay - 7 pages - Theories and economic notions

Through this quotation from Joseph Stigltiz, co-prize winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on asymmetric information, we note the interconnection between countries that globalization brings about: with its advantages but also its disadvantages. A questioning of this process...

06 Oct 2022

Case Study Exam in International Commerce

Tutorials/exercises - 7 pages - International marketing

The document includes the answers to a case study exam in international commerce. Excerpt: "The company; Monper offers a variety of chocolate products. The company moves away from industrialized and mass-produced products and produces chocolate with 100% artisan process that protects the...