Students are expected to write a 1200-1500 word paper on one of the four articles located on D2L under Content This paper should be typed in Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced, numbered pages, and one-inch margins. Citation must be in MLA or APA format. It must include a separate title and works cited page, neither of which are included in the word count. No outside research is necessary as this is an assessment of your analytical skills for the selected article.
You must answer the following questions in your paper:
Question #1: What is the global issue raised in this article? Provide specific examples from the article to support your answer.
Question #2: What is the main argument put forth by the author(s) in discussing this global issue? What theoretical perspective (i.e., realist, liberal, constructivist, etc.) and/or empirical evidence do the authors use to support their argument(s)? Are they successful in effectively demonstrating their points? Provide specific examples from the article to support your answer.
Question #3: Identify the main actors in the international system affected by this global issue and at which particular level of analysis that actor operates (individual, state/domestic, and systemic/global). How does this global issue affect the different actors in the international system, for example individuals, states, intergovernmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, etc.? Provide specific examples to illustrate your points.
Question #4: Considering the relevance of this issue today, what should be done in the future? What actors should respond and how? In your answer address the impact on and/or response by individuals, states, and transnational actors (IGOs, NGOs, etc.).