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Constructivism arose when political actors were challenging the assumptions of the...
Constructivists, broadly, have a shared critique of......(2) assumptions of traditional IR theory?
Dialogue over constructivism constituted which debate?
Constructivism says international relations is a...
Objects each have a particular...
Social constructs are imbued with social...(3)
Constructivists seeks to explain......at the international level.
Traditional IR theories assume what characteristic of states?
Changes at the end of the Cold War revealed the importance of...
what example of the importance of norms, rules and language do constructivists give in relation to the end of the Cold War?
The increasing importance of norms of...
The spread of...
Constructivists say international politics is a...
They also emphasise process of...
States and other actors interact in a......world
Not a wholesale rejection of scientific method, but a critique of...
Basic unit of analysis for rationalist approaches is the...
In neorealism, ideas are treated as...
Individuals are already fully......and poised in a......mode
For neorealists, the actions of states are constrained by...
Subjects of rationalism are guided by a logic of...
Cons. focus more on norms and shared...
There is still a role for...
Subjects of constructivism are guided by a logic of...
States, individuals become social through acquiring and fulfilling an...
A social structure leaves more space for...
Relationships are not static, rather they...
Relationships are a product of a historical.....and.....over time
Choices are partially dependent on...
The space for choice can therefore be said to be...
Norms and shared understandings have a...
Rationalists assume a static world of asocial...
They are primarily concerned with...
Neither identity nor interests can be detached from a world of...
Most objects of international relations exist by human acts of...
They have meaning and value attributed to them. They are...
What principle is an example of something that exists only by virtue of human agreement?
Human design and intent shape...
Action must always be understood from within. This understanding was termed by Weber as...
We share concepts with others, they have an independent status as collective knowledge. These are...
Rationalists emphasise the...
Constructivists emphasise the...
Constructivists embrace what kind of ontology?
There are fundamental questions about the connection between word and....as well as between symbol and the...
Positivist epistemology assumes that objects exist independently of...
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Words in this sense act as...
Language is bound up in the world rather than being a.....of it
What kind of constructivists accept the existence of an objective world?
what kind emphasise merely language?
Another position understands language as being...
'Constructivism is not a theory but a way of understanding social relations.'
Who wrote 'Anarchy is What States Make of It'?
Rationalists assume a timeless competitive anarchy where what is supreme?
Cons. analyse how a competitive relationship is.....and......
Wendt's article introduced the potential for.....in a condition of anarchy
Wendt provides a framework for thinking of identity and interests as...
They are thus subject to processes of institutional....
He says identities are the basis for...
Which two aliens does Wendt use to illustrate his point?
They begin a process of shared...
These may develop as either... (2)
Gorbachev's New Thinking is an example of re-examining...
When actors do this, they can 'change the...
Language and action is rule-based and infused with...
Cons' conception of language rests on...
Whereas poststructuralists emphasise
Language operates as a set of......for objective reality
Others say language use is fundamentally...
Language use is part of.....in the world
Promising, threatening, lying are types of...
'An intention is imbedded in its situation, in human customs and institutions.'
Intention of individuals involved cannot be separated from the designation of dangerous...
Beware of conflating.....and....
Trying to identify the 'true' (answers above) comes down often to...
Rather it is better to ask the....... (2) question
Giving a reason opens space for others to...
It requires a degree of common...
Reasons given incorporate standards of...
One condition of credibility is...
Constructivism explores how identities, actions, and human suffering are constructed through a...
Constructivism looks at the War on Terror as a...
They say conflict has been mutually...
How the relationship between self and other is given...
Identity was mutually constituted around a stark difference between.....and.....
Who was able to construct identity in negative oppositional terms?
Not just identities grew out of this interaction but also the....of their....
How did terrorism become the focus of.....?
Suspension of normal rules of politics, allowing extraordinary measures was justified by an...
Constructivists ask if different response could have been made through an alternative...
The Bush administration accepted bin Laden's terms of their...
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The War on Terror has confused.....and.....
One is usually carried out between...
The other is usually treated as an area of crime by......actors
A particular state of affairs can be brought into being by...
It involves a....and an....
For the speech act to be successful, the (previous answer) must be accepted as....
Conflict is perpetuated by mutual...
9/11 was one act which was part of a longer...
Both sides used human suffering as....for acts of violence
Reality is far more.....than rationalists would allow.
Constructivism allows actors to step back and see how their own actions contribute to the......of their problem.
Importance not just of material structures but...
All knowledge is wedded to...
The connection between power and...
The influence of realist assumptions went beyond the academy to structure...
Theory had a symbiotic relationship with...
Constructivists emphasises the.....power of non-rationlist approaches
The art and science of text interpretation...
Structural characteristics in systems of shared.... (3)
Rationalists believe that actors' interests are determined...
For rationalists, society is a...
Agents and structures are mutually...
Const. study how norms shape...
Norms exist and persist only because of continued...
Normative, ideational structures shape actors' identities and interests through: (3)
Actors appeal to established norms of...
...in order to.....their behaviour
Rationalists argue that ideas function simply as...
A way of masking actions which are really motivated by a desire for...
The very language of justification provides...
Constructivists view society as a...
The status, role or personality of the state is its.....identity
The internal human, material, ideological, or cultural factors of the state is its.....identity
The 'third-image' perspective of constructivism, focusing on interactions between unitary state actors is......constructivism
The inverse of this, focusing on relationship between doemstic, social and legal norms, actors' identities and interests is...
It enables the explanation of.....between identity, interest and actions across states
The type that seeks to bridge these two is......constructivism
Cons focus on interest...
rationalists focus on interest...
Cons focus on how actors......their preferences.
Rati focus on on how actors.....their preferences
Power is also constituted by non-material factors, most notably...
Cons' quarrel with mainstream theories is...

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