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The Stability of a Unipolar World
The collapse of the Soviet Union produced the greatest change in world power relationships since World War II. With Moscow’s headlong fall from superpower status, the bipolar structure that had
Unipolarity, Status Competition, and Great Power War
Most scholars hold that the consequences of unipolarity for great power conflict are indeterminate and that a power shift resulting in a return to bipolarity or multipolarity will not raise the
Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower
Of course, from childhood to forever, we are always thought to love reading. It is not only reading the lesson book but also reading everything good is the choice of getting new inspirations.
World Out of Balance: International Relations and the Challenge of American Primacy
List of Illustrations ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1 CHAPTER TWO: Realism, Balance-of-Power Theory, and the Counterbalancing Constraint 22 CHAPTER THREE: Realism,
Status in World Politics: Status and World Order
Can the international order be modified to incorporate a greater role for rising or more assertive powers such as China, Russia, India, Brazil, and Turkey? While the rise and decline of major powers
Realism and the End of the Cold War
iNlodern realism began as a reaction to the breakdown of the post-World War I international order in the 1930s. The collapse of great-power cooperation after World War II helped establish it as the
Testing Balance-of-Power Theory in World History
The balance of power is one of the most influential theoretical ideas in international relations, but it has not yet been tested systematically in international systems other than modern Europe and
Don't Come Home, America: The Case against Retrenchment
After sixty-five years of pursuing a grand strategy of global leadership—nearly a third of which transpired without a peer great power rival—has the time come for the United States to switch to a
Status in World Politics
Part I. Introduction: 1. Status and world order Deborah Welch Larson, T. V. Paul and William C. Wohlforth Part II. Admission into the Great-Power Club: 2. Managing rising powers: the role of status
Moral authority and status in International Relations: Good states and the social dimension of status seeking
Abstract We develop scholarship on status in international politics by focusing on the social dimension of small and middle power status politics. This vantage opens a new window on the