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Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics
Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently-and often incorrectly-by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is softExpand
Power and interdependence : world politics in transition
In this chapter, Keohene & Nye begin by applying the economic process model of regime change to oceans (the international regime of the sea) and money (international economic relations). This modelExpand
Corruption and Political Development: A Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • J. Nye
  • Political Science, Economics
  • 1 June 1967
“Private Vices by the dextrous Management of a skillful Politician may be turned into Publick Benefits.†—Bernard Mandeville, 1714Corruption, some say, is endemic in all governments. Yet it hasExpand
Power and interdependence
I. UNDERSTANDING INTERDEPENDENCE. Interdependence in World Politics. Realism and Complex Interdependence. Explaining International Regime Change. II. REGIME CHANGE IN OCEANS AND MONEY. The PoliticsExpand
The Powers to Lead
With The Powers to Lead, Joseph S. Nye Jr. offers a sweeping look at the nature of leadership in today's world, in an illuminating blend of history, business case studies, psychological research, andExpand
Soft Power and American Foreign Policy
  • J. Nye
  • Political Science
  • 1 June 2004
Anti-Americanism has increased in the past few years. Thomas Pickering, a seasoned diplomat, considered 2003 "as high a zenith of anti Americanism as we've seen for a long time."1 Polls show that ourExpand
Power in the Global Information Age: From Realism to Globalization
  • J. Nye
  • Political Science
  • 2 April 2004
1. The Power and Limits of Realism 2. America's Hard and Soft Power 3. Ideas and Morality 4. Interdependence, Globalization and Governance 5. Praxis and Theory
Transnational Relations and World Politics.
Transgovernmental Relations and International Organizations
Students of world politics have tended to assume that states act as units. Yet trans-governmental relations—direct interactions among sub-units not controlled or closely guided by the policies ofExpand