Diplomacy & War

Diplomacy & War

The post contains two asighnments

1:Marketing Research

Order Description

Play a role of a Junior product manager at Alton towers.
a brief will be attatched to make things easier and show how excatly it should be.

Quantitative and Qualitiative are required using the SPSS or excel
a questionnare of about 10 to 13 questions using pilot insturments
Discuss Bivariate or univariate techniques and provide charts where available. an extended explantation would be in the brief.

2: Diplomacy & War

Order Description

Diplomacy and War
give answers to the bellow questions.

The role of theory…
Name a theory explained by Holsti and one way that theory explains war. Note: There are 2 points for comments or answers to instructors’ weekly questions, 1 point for
comment on classmates’ answers or comments…with a maximum of 5 points.
2/4 page + Reference

Differences between theories…
Name two theories and one difference in their explanation of conflict in the world system.
1/4 page + Reference

Theories on causes of war.

Which of the three levels described by Rochester and Pearson seem to best explain reasons for conflict? Is it in the system, the structure of the nation/state in
particular, or is it really at the individual level? Or is the explanation found in everyone’s nature, more on the order of Bloomfield and Moulton? And which of the
theories explained by Holsti seem to fit these three levels of inquiry? And do these theories predict situations which may lead to war or merely describe them?
½ page + Reference

Just War?
Does President Obama’s speech meet the criteria described by Inis Claude Jr. for invoking “just war” doctrine?
¾ page + Reference

Underlying vs Immediate Causes of War.
How does Lebow’s discussion in chapter 1 connect to Pearson and Rochester’s causes of war?
½ page + Reference

World War.
On which points (if any) do Vasquez, Rochester, Pearson or Moulton agree? And which (if any) of the theories explained by Holsti agree with Vasquez? And which areas do
these authors disagree with Vasquez? Of what value is a “scientific approach” to explaining the onset of war? Could this lead to a level of predictability?
½ page + Reference

The Origins of Crisis.
How do two theorists, Lebow and Vasquez, explain the “origin” of world war?
½ page + Reference

Cold War.
According to Lebow why and how does Realism fail to explain the Cold War? How does Lebow’s discussion compare to points made by previous authors…Vasquez, Rochester,
and Moulton?
½ page + Reference

System Now…
According to Gartzke and Lieber and Press does the “system” today hold promise for peace given the current nuclear realities as discussed by Sharon Squassoni?
According to which theory discussed?
½ page + Reference

Brinkmanship.
Two readings by Lebow…he suggests that Realism failed to explain the “Cold War” …but what role does “brinkmanship” have in explaining the “Cold War?”
½ page + Reference

The System Now?
Does the current multi-polar world, as explained in the readings for this week by Kegley and Raymond, compare to the article by Sheila Carapico on the regional power
struggle being played out in Yemen? Is Yemen an example of the New World Order as discussed by Haass?
½ page + Reference

Crisis Management.
How does Lebow’s discussion of cognitive closure, misperception, bureaucracy, national self-image describe the handling of the crisis in 1970 by President Nixon and
Henry Kissinger?
½ page + Reference

Conflict Management/Resolution.
Does the study of the successes and failures of “Crisis Management” hold promise for ending war? What does Lebow, or Janis say regarding the reason to study “Crisis
Management”?

Is Conflict Resolution a real answer for the Middle East and for the new era of “globalization?” Which IR theory seems to best incorporate the principals of Crisis
management or Conflict Resolution?
½ page + Reference

Crisis Management” and the Malvinas Crisis.
What role did mispercetion play during “crisis management” of the Malvinas crisis?
½ page + Reference

References:
Ole R. Holsti, “Theories of International Relations,” in Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations, ed. Michael J. Hogan and Thomas G. Paterson (New York,
NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 54. (Note: to be clear, I’m citing from page 4 of the PDF version of the article provided by the professor; I assume this would
be page 54 of the original, to which I don’t have access).
Richard Ned Lebow, Why Nations Fight. Past and Future Motives for War (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 23.