THIS PAPER WAS AN ARTICLE REVIEW OF THE article:” Beyond conditionality: International Institutions in Post-Communist Europe after enlargement” pages 795-805. By Rachel A Epstein and Ulrich Sedelmeier.
This paper seeks to critically review some of the element of the article “Beyond conditionality: International Institutions in Post-Communist Europe after enlargement.” (Epstein & Sedelmeier, 2008).
The Author's Main Argument
The author's main argument revolves around the fact that most of the international institutions in the world utilize ultimatums to influence the various states to conform to or promote a certain policy consideration (Epstein & Sedelmeier, 2008). Most often these ultimatums or conditions are usually associated with the various pertinent things that a state requires. The international organizations, therefore, use this loophole to portray their capability to assist a state but will require another thing in return.
The Approach Employed in the Article
In order investigate the underlying problem in this article; the author employed a qualitative research method. This method involved making a hypothesis and tailoring his research towards validating the hypothesis that he formed about the problem. The hypothesis formed was referred to