International Relations political science homework help


instructor’s Feedback

Although you captured some of the key ideas in Zewei and part of the Cragg, Arnold, and Muchlinski article, you seem to have missed the core idea of the Steinberg article, which is that NGOs have growing influence in the international arena, and yet are not controlled or regulated in any way. He suggests there should be some sort of accountability or review of NGOs so that they cannot unfairly impact a state such as Israel. Even if you disagree with the premise, it is interesting to read the article and consider how NGOs interact with states and what their role is, or should be, in the system. You also didn’t quite answer the question about the Cragg, Arnold and Muchlinski article, which is focused on why business and human rights were not linked earlier.

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This assignment is a take-home essay consisting of 3 questions, 2 pages total, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. Please exclusively use the course materials to support each answer.To answer these questions paraphrase, do not use quotations.

Please answer all three questions below in a paragraph format by listing the number followed by your answer (one paragraph for each question). I recommend using the MEAL plan to organize your paragraphs. For more information, please check out this link. Please cite your sources using in-text citations; a reference list is not needed. Please review your work for errors before submitting it and ensure that it is grammatically correct. Your submission should be no more than 2 pages in length.

1. Explain what Zewei’s article from the week 4 reading was all about. Be sure to identify the thesis and conclusions.

2. What are the main ideas in Steinberg’s article from week 5?

3. Based on the Cragg, Arnold, and Muchlinski article from week 6, when and why did “business and human rights” become an international topic? What explains the delay?

Please note that all assignments should be written in Word and uploaded as attachments within the Assignments section of the classroom.  Use 12 pt. font and double-space.  Be sure to put your name and class information on the document and put your name on the file.  Insert page numbers.  Assignments will be graded using this rubric.


1. Western International Law and China’s Confucianism in the 19th Century. Collision and Integration byZewei, Yang

2.Guest Editors’ Introduction Human Rights and Business Wesley Cragg York University Denis G. Arnold University of North Carolina, Charlotte Peter Muchlinski School of Oriental and African Studies 

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3. The Politics of NGOs, Human Rights and the Arab-Israel Conflict by Gerald M. Steinberg

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