In international relations, the state continues
to be a very important actor by being the primary organizer of people.
This exercise is a comparison between different types of states in the world.
Be sure to follow the paper guidelines in your syllabus for written work. This
exercise is worth 20 points. Upload in Word document.
Go to the
Factbook site that provides a basic overview about all of the states in the
world. Your assignment is to:
- Compare the various indicators listed in the
left column for each country. Use this formatted
word document chart where you can type the information
in each box. No hand-written chart information will be accepted.
- After you fill in the chart, identify
significant differences between these countries. Use the data from the
indicators in the chart to explain your answers/rationale, making sure to
discuss each of the six countries for each difference you identify. You
one paragraph for each
of the three differences, totaling three paragraphs.
- Explain how the three differences you
identified affect the ability of these countries to be sovereign, govern
their people, utilize their resources, and control their territory.
Basically, consider how these factors impact the ability of these countries
- Considering the differences you
identified, explain whether you think it is fair that each of these countries gets one vote in the United Nations