Category: Political Science

Role of Domestic Factors in International Politics

Role of Domestic Factors in International Politics: In domestic politics and international politics, the power factor remains a dominant aspect. In fact, the relations between domestic and international politics are the manifestations of power struggle. The internal and external relations between states, to speak in the strict sense, are complementary to each other and are not …

How to Judge the Attitude of the Statesman (Types of Statesman)

How to Judge the Attitude of the Statesman: After the above classification (Classification of Statesman’s Personality), we want to find out to what extent the personality of the statesman explains his attitudes. For this purpose, as Prof. Jean. B. Duroselle writes, “The best way to distinguish the essential features is probably to try to discover in …

Meaning and Nature of the Term Ideology in International Politics

Meaning and Nature of the Term Ideology: The term “ideology”, according to Webster’s New International Dictionary was first coined by Destutt de Tracy (1754-1836). Now the word “ideology” is a common one in the vocabulary of international politics. Ideology is used in two different senses. In the first sense, an ideology is used, as Richard Snyder …

Types of Ideologies and their Relation with Political Power

Types of Ideologies and their Relation with Political Power: It follows from the nature of ideologies that certain types of ideologies are related to certain types of international policies. Prof. Hans J. Morgenthau discusses certain “typical ideologies of Foreign policies” under the following three headings: Ideologies of the Status Quo, such as peace and intenational law. …

Importance of David Easton System Analysis or Input-Output Analysis

Importance of David Easton System Analysis: Easton’s method has its own advantages. Oran R. Young says that the input-output analysis has the following features which make it attractive. (1) It presents a nicely standardized set of concepts and categories that have the merit of being logically inclusive. (2) It is formulated at a level of abstraction …

David Easton System Analysis Criticism

David Easton System Analysis Criticism: David Easton’s systems analysis has been put to severe criticism. To quote Eugene Meehan, “Like Parsons, Easton does not think of a theory in terms of explanation but in terms of the creation of conceptual framework. The result is a highly abstract structure that is logically suspect, conceptually fuzzy and empirically …