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The future of power

Author: Joseph S Nye
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the era of Kennedy and Khrushchev, power was expressed in terms of nuclear missiles, industrial capacity, numbers of men under arms, and tanks lined up ready to cross the plains of Eastern Europe. By 2010, none of these factors confer power in the same way: industrial capacity seems an almost Victorian virtue, and cyber threats are wielded by non-state actors. Politics changed, and the nature of power--defined as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph S Nye
ISBN: 9781586488918 1586488910 1610390695 9781610390699
OCLC Number: 489014458
Description: xviii, 300 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Types of power --
What is power in global affairs? --
Military power --
Economic power --
Soft power --
Power shifts : diffusion and transitions --
Diffusion and cyber power --
Power transition : the question of American decline --
Part III : policy --
Smart power.
Responsibility: Joseph S. Nye.

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