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Balance of power : theory and practice in the 21st century

Author: T V Paul; James J Wirtz; Michel Fortmann
Publisher: Stanford (Calif.) : Stanford University Press, 2007, cop. 2004.
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This volume examines the present and future of balance of power dynamics in international politics and examines theoretical and historical criticisms of balance of power theory while empirically  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T V Paul; James J Wirtz; Michel Fortmann
ISBN: 0804750165 9780804750165 0804750173 9780804750172
OCLC Number: 443530836
Description: XIV, 384 str. : tabele ; 24 cm
Contents: Theenduring axioms of balance of power theory and their contemporary relevance / T.V. Paul --
What do great powers balance against and when? / Jack S. Levy --
Great powers in the post-Cold War world: a power transition perspective / Douglas Lemke --
Thepolitical economy of balance of power theory / Mark R. Brawley --
Thewar on terrorism and the balance of power: the paradoxes of American hegemony / Christopher Layne --
Thebalance of power paradox / James J. Wirtz --
Aworld not in balance: war, politics, and weapons of mass destruction / Edward Rhodes --
Europe hedges its security bets / Robert J. Art --
Revisiting balance of power theory in central Eurasia / William C. Wohlforth --
Theinternational system and regional balance in the Middle East / Benjamin Miller --
Bipolarity and balancing in East Asia / Robert S. Ross --
Thesouth Asian security balance in a Western dominant world / Raju G.C. Thomas --
Regime type and regional security in Latin America: toward a 'balance of identity' theory / Michael Barletta, Harold Trinkunas --
Balance of power at the turn of the new century / Michel Fortmann, T.V. Paul, James J. Wirtz.
Responsibility: edited by T.V. Paul, James J. Wirtz, and Michel Fortmann.

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