capitalizations of the "I" and "R" in International Relations aims to distinguish the academic discipline of International Relations from the phenomena of international relations. Many cite Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War as the inspiration for realist theory, with Hobbes Leviathan and Machiavellis The Prince providing further elaboration.
Similarly, liberalism draws upon the work of
Psychology : related to an individual’s sense of aesthetics that is considered as something positive essence related to beauty
Sociology : considered to be part of an individual’s cultural capital
Philosophy : the natural capacity to take pleasure in certain artistic and natural objects by means of one’s own sensory experience
Objective : develop a better understanding of
various purposes such as economic, military, cultural and other purposes.
European Recovery Plan (1948)
Introduced US Style of Capitalism
Promoted large European economy
→ Perceived Europe as a big market
Asian Recovery after World War Ⅱ
US – Japanese Alliance
Regional Economic Development
US legitimacy in shaping region