8.2 Ideas and Terms


Should internationalism be pursued?


In this unit, you will learn about the following big ideas based on the questions arising from the issue question:

  • What motives prompt nation and state involvement or non-involvement in international affairs?

  • What are the various understandings of internationalism?

  • Can internationalism be promoted by foreign policy?

The following are important glossary terms in this unit. Click on each one for its definition. Throughout the text for this course, there are clickable links to their definitions.

bilateralism
foreign aid
humanitarianism
international law
globalization
internationalism
involvement
multilateralism
non-involvement
peacekeeping
peacemaking
security
supranationalism
unilateralism


Interactive


The Glossary exercises appear near the beginning of every unit. While these exercises are not part of your course mark, it is important to have an initial understanding of the glossary terms for each unit and apply the terms throughout the course. Test your understanding of this unit's terms by completing the drag and drop activity on the following page.