Corpus ID: 151284974

Soft Means and Hard Ends: Assessing Hugo Chavez's Efforts to Counter United States' Preponderance

@inproceedings{Allen2007SoftMA,
  title={Soft Means and Hard Ends: Assessing Hugo Chavez's Efforts to Counter United States' Preponderance},
  author={S. Allen},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract : Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has maintained the dominant role in the international system, a role that has come to be challenged by certain small states. Presenting a four-tier model of the international system, this thesis examines how United States' preponderance is being challenged. In focusing on Venezuela as a case study, this thesis addresses the question: How has Hugo Chavez challenged U.S. preponderance regionally and internationally while protecting his… Expand
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