Before you read
I. Think over the following questions
- What do you know about the author of the text? What is his contribution to the theory of international relations? Have you read anything by this author before?
- Skim the text very quickly and say who it is intended for.
- What is the register of the text?
While you read
- match the collocations from the text:
- define the terms:
- asymmetrical interdependence
- sensitivity patterns
- vulnerability dimension