Define and discuss the mainstream International Relations theories of Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism. 

The Mainstream Theoretical Perspectives Of IR

Define and discuss the mainstream International Relations theories of Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism.

This week we’re focused on the mainstream International Relations theories of Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism.

After you read the attached file, please pick one theory and complete the steps below:

1. Define the theory in your own words- what are the main ideas?

2. What are the strong points of theory? What are the weak points? In other words, what events can the theory explain, and what can it not explain?

3. Use this theory to explain a current event in international relations.

Discuss.
5. What are the weak points of your chosen theory and why? Be sure to define your terms and to support your answer with references.

Instructions

See attached folder for readings

350-400 words excluding references, APA format, and a minimum of 3 references.