International Relationship Vocabulary

alliance system
balance of power . a situation in which each country in a group has equal military and political power so that no one country can control another .
bipolar world
*cooperation: the action of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit.
*cultural imperialism: the fact of the culture of a large and powerful country, organization, etc.having a great influence on another less powerful country.
domestic policy:The set of decisions that a government makes relating to things that directly affect the people in its own country.

foreign policy: A policy pursued by a nation in its dealing with other nations.It consists of self-interest strategies chosen by the state to safeguard its national interests and to achieve its goal within international relation mileau.

globalization: the process of making something such as a bussiness operate in a lot of different countries all around the world,ot the result of this.
*hegemon: a Greek word for "leader". A leading or paramount (supreme) power.
international relations
international system
major players/actors
multinational corporations
multipolar world
*nation: a relatively large group of people oganized under a single, usually independant government.
nation-state: a sovereign state inhabited by a fairly homogeneous group of people who share a feeling of common nationality. The state is a political and geopolitical entity; the nation is a cultural and/or ethnic entity. The term "nation state" implies that the two geographically coincide.
national interest
national sovereignty
nongovernmental organizations
regional blocs

transnational agencies: Agencies related to or invonving several nations (i.e Interpol)

transnational pressures

National income : the total money earned or gained by all the people who live in a country over a period of time .