You are chosen as a representative to speak in favor of a particular theory. Pick your favorite approach that we have covered in this class, and tell how it helps us to understand the world and international relations, in particular. What particular problems or issues can it help illuminate? Does it provide us with a course of action in certain situations? Does it help to show why particular actions won’t achieve what they intend to? Does this approach improve our ethical frameworks for approaching the international? What does it tell us about power? What is it that appeals to you as a useful way to understand IR?
You can pick a few of these prompts (you don’t have to answer all of them). 130-350 words.