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Title Balance of power : theory and practice in the 21st century / edited by T.V. Paul, James J. Wirtz, and Michel Fortmann.

Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2004.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  327.101 B182 2004    ---  Available
Description xiv, 384 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The enduring 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 -- The political economy of balance of power theory / Mark R. Brawley -- The war on terrorism and the balance of power: the paradoxes of American hegemony / Christopher Layne -- The balance of power paradox / James J. Wirtz -- A world 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 -- The international system and regional balance in the Middle East / Benjamin Miller -- Bipolarity and balancing in East Asia / Robert S. Ross -- The south 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.
Summary Since the sudden disappearance of the Soviet Union, many scholars have argued that the balance of power theory is losing its relevance. This text examines this viewpoint, as well as looking at systematic factors that may hinder or favour the return of balance of power politics.
Subject Balance of power.
International relations.
Balance of power. (OCoLC)fst00825684
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
Added Author Paul, T. V.
Wirtz, James J., 1958-
Fortmann, Michel.
ISBN 0804750165 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780804750165 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0804750173 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780804750172 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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