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These are GV245 exam notes cover weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 11 and 12 on Foreign Policy Analysis. There are  67 pages in total. This student achieved 67% for this course in the final exam, whilst in their 2nd year.

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These are GV245 exam notes cover weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 11 and 12 on Foreign Policy Analysis. There are 67 pages in total.  

Week 2

These notes focus on week 2 of this course; Realism meets rationalism; power, capability and instruments. The notes consist of class, lecture and reading notes as well as a list of essay questions and essay plans. The notes debute with a focus on defining and conceptualizing the theories surrounding realism. It then discusses the ways in which to conceptualize power, in terms of both material and more ideational readings, and how nation states formulate foreign policy in relation to their capabilities and national interest. Finally the notes go over the different FP instruments, from public diplomacy, to economic tools and the military. (15 pages)

Week 3 & 4

These notes focus on both week 3 and week 4 of this course; Rational Decision-Making vs. cognitive factors. The notes for both weeks are combined as the notions discussed are interrelated. The notes consist of class, lecture and reading notes as well as a list of essay questions and essay plans. The notes first discuss the rationalist approach to FPDM, in relation to game theory, and then looks into the limitations of such an approach. It then focuses on the role of cognition in DM, with an emphasis on perception and misperception, the role of personality, the influence of group think, and the limitations of this approach. A final part looks at the possible reconciliation between both methods. (20 pages)

Week 5

These notes focus on both week 5; History & Identity. The notes consist of class, lecture and reading notes as well as a list of essay questions and essay plans. The notes first focus on identifying the reasons for using historical considerations in FPDM and FP formulation. It then looks at how historical analogies are used in FP making, and the differences between establishing them as justification, as structural source of FP or as deterministic. It then attempts to answer the question of whether history and national identity should be used to guide DM. (8 pages)

Week 11 & 12

These notes focus on both week 11 and 12 of this course, which both focus on the United States’s Foreign Policy.  The notes for both weeks are combined as the notions discussed are interrelated. The notes consist of class, lecture and reading notes as well as a list of essay questions and essay plans. It first talks about the principle tenets of US ideology and its ideational pillars with reference to perceived US exceptionalism & simultaneously looks at the critiques of such a view of American exceptionalism in terms of ideology and its consequences on American FPM. (12 pages)

Week 12

These notes focus on week 12; the mechanics of American FPDM. The notes for both weeks are combined as the notions discussed are interrelated. The notes consist of class, lecture and reading notes as well as a list of essay questions and essay plans. The notes first look at the core features of the American political system, with special reference to the different bodies that are constitutive of American FPDM – from congress’ power to the executive, with fluctuations of such influences across time. It then specifically focuses on American FPDM from Bush (war on terror) to Obama and the prime influencers of the different ideological trends witnessed during that era. (12 pages)

This student achieved 67% for this course in the final exam, whilst in their 2nd year.

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