About This Course
This course aims to give the tools for students to better understand international politics. It is crucial to give a conceptual introduction where they can learn some useful concepts like the balance of power. International politics is made at some point of foreign policy, so it is necessary to understand what is in order to know better International Politics.
1. Conceptual Introduction
a) The Nation State System: National Power, Balance of Power and Collective Security
2. How the International politics appears
3. Foreign Policy
a) What is it?
b) External Determinants of Foreign Policy
c) Domestic Determinants of Foreign Policy
4. Foreign Policy as an international way of states interaction
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