Write an essay to answer one of the questions below:

  1. Compare and contrast Liberalism and Realism. Which, if either, is more suited for an analysis of international politics?
  2. Discuss the following statement by Wendt: ‘anarchy is what states make of it’.
  3. What does it mean that the state is a gendered organization of power? Discuss with reference to Feminism.
  4. Are states merely the instrument of the dominant economic class? Discuss with reference to Marxist theories of international relations.
  5. To what extent can post-colonialism explain the Arab Spring?
  6. Discuss the following statement with reference to poststructuralism: ‘identities have no fixed meanings but are constituted in language’.
    You are being tasked with writing an essay to answer one of the above essay questions.