Date of Submission
Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2016 Brittany N. Woods
In a golden era for comic based media, this paper uses the hypothetical emergence of superheroes to analyze the assumptions and predictions of three international relations theories: realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Comics consistently reflect the real world, paralleling events and concepts discussed in foreign affairs dialogues. The thought experiment, and the comic genre itself, provides a vehicle for thinking broadly about the political and social ramifications of successful or failed problem solving, state interaction, and scientific advances.
Woods, Brittany Nicole, "The International Community's Response to the Hypothetical Emergence of Superheroes" (2016). CMC Senior Theses. 1510.
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