Problems in International Security

POLSCI 561S

The impact of democratic political structures on state foreign policy behavior. Emphasis on the influence of democratic norms and principles on the use of force. Theoretical debates on the influence of democracy and the use of force, with attention to the methodological and statistical difficulties of both measuring democracy and estimating its impact on international politics. Prerequisite: a course in international relations or American foreign policy. One course / 3 units.

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