Instructions The course introduces different collective action problems that arise in world affairs. Chose an example of either: (i) a security dilemma, or (ii) compliance with international law, and provide an argument for which approach: (i) realism, (ii) neoliberalism, or (iii) constructivism you think best solves your chosen example. Consider an objection to your response and how you might reply.
The essay should be approximately 8-10 pages in length. Your argument should rely on information from the assigned textbooks and research published in academic journals. You should write in a concise, learned style that avoids jargon. Accordingly, the essay should be written in a way that entices the reader and contributes to our understanding of the topic. See the essay guidelines for further information about the assignment. The essay will be graded according to the following criteria: • Argument structure and flow (10/25) • Depth and breadth of the analysis (5/25) • Research and sources (5/25) • Style, spelling, and grammar (5/25)