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Is Indonesia an “Emerging Power?

Topic: Is Indonesia an “Emerging Power? If so, does it have a distinctive path to its rise which is different from that of China, India or South Korea?
Requirements:
1. Briefly introducing the theoretical and practical significance of your question and conducting a more detailed literature review on your research question;
2. Developing and verifying your arguments with logically consistent analyses and solid empirical evidence;
3. Clearly stating the reliable sources of the quotations, statistics and empirical facts in your paper.

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What is constructivism?

Six short answer questions: 4 pts each 
Two essays: 12 pts each
Be concise; going beyond the word limit will be penalized.
Part 1: Short Answer Questions
Answer any SIX of the following terms. There is a limit of 125 words per term, with the exception of “vs” terms, which have a limit of 200 words.
Define the concept, explain its significance, and provide at least one example from the Lord of the Rings OR the discipline of International Relations. If a term has a “vs” in it, define both concepts but focus on how they relate to each other, the differences between them, and why these differences are relevant. Be sure that your example touches on both sides in these cases.

Key terms:
Poverty trap
Trade barriers
Two faces of globalization
Marxist IR
Dependency theory
Institutionalization of women’s rights
Epistemology
Import substitution industrialization vs Developmental State
Part 2: Essay Question
Answer TWO of the following questions. Each answer should be approximately five to six paragraphs with a limit of 1000 words each. Answers should draw on the textbook, class notes, and what we have covered in the discussion section. You must incorporate material from International Relations and Lord of the Rings in your essay.
1) The logic/assumption of anarchy is widely used by neorealism. How powerful is this concept? What can and can’t this concept explain? How would other school(s) [pick two to three] challenge and respond to this assumption? Use LotR and real-world examples to demonstrate your case.

2) What are the different approaches in Feminist IR? What sort of research do they focus on, and how do they conduct this research? Using an example from both the real world and LotR, compare and contrast how two feminist scholars might research the same topic in different ways.
3) What is constructivism? How does this approach challenge both liberalism and realism? How can this approach explain the world (both LotR and real world) better than other approaches? What can this approach not explain?

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Do states have a right to go to war to ensure their access to vital resources?

Do states have a right to go to war to ensure their access to vital resources? In your answer, discuss at least three instances of crisis or war in the past 50 years in which conflict over natural resources was a major factor.

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World affairs

Describe an experience (academic, personal, or professional) that contributed to your interest in the study of international affairs or an international career.

Describe an experience (academic, personal, or professional) that contributed to your interest in the study of international affairs or an international career.

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Please break it down into the following sections: Overview of Russian Military E

Please break it down into the following sections:
Overview of Russian Military Expansion
Russian Strategic Goals in the Arctic
Russian Army expansion in the Arctic Region
Russian Air Force expansion in the Artic Region
Russian Navy expansion in the Artic region
Russian Strategic Forces expansion in the Arctic Region
Effect of the war in Ukraine of the expansion
Please use the following footnote style for citations.
1 (Smith, 2017)