1. WHO ARE THE MAIN PLAYERS?
The main players are the imperialistic nations and nations that are under their circle of influence. The main actors are rich and poor nations, rich nations exerting their power over weaker ones.
1.2 - Imperialist nations as a hegemonic force exerting power.
1.3 - Developing nations, poor nations.
2. HOW THEY ACT?
Strong and hegemonic nations can change the rules of the game to what they want. Meanwhile nations below the circle of influence have to attain to the consequences. The way that they act in order to predominate over other nations is closely tied with the economy.
The more a developing nation participates in the capitalist economy the more it becomes dependent on it. This can be a new form of "Capitalist Imperialism" , although American in nature and not as Langer described it.
2.1 - Hegemonic nations exploiting developing nations, taking
advantage of cheap labor in order to further advance their
economy. This of course behind the agenda of creating jobs in
2.3 - Developing nations coping with this exploitation, at the same
time taking advantage of what it is being offered to them, and
doing everything possible to preserve sovereignty, be it economic or
political. In the end this creates a love - hate relationship between
3. WHAT KIND OF ACTIONS TAKE PLACE?
- Treaties that are more convenient to imperialist nations
- Sanctions to countries if they act against them, be them economic or diplomatic
- They have the power to do what it wants.
- Nations have to be careful in what actions they take to make sure these do not go against the hegemonic nations.
- The use of its economic power to impose sanctions, via transnational companies
- Military presence over long...