Small States in International Relations
Christine Ingebritsen, Iver Neumann, Sieglinde Gsthl
University of Washington Press, 1 сент. 2012 г. - Всего страниц: 352
Smaller nations have a special place in the international system, with a striking capacity to defy the expectations of most observers and many prominent theories of international relations. This volume of classic essays highlights the ability of small states to counter power with superior commitment, to rely on tightly knit domestic institutions with a shared "ideology of social partnership," and to set agendas as "norm entrepreneurs." The volume is organized around themes such as how and why small states defy expectations of realist approaches to the study of power; the agenda-setting capacity of smaller powers in international society and in regional governance structures such as the European Union; and how small states and representatives from these societies play the role of norm entrepreneurs in world politics -- from the promotion of sustainable solutions to innovative humanitarian programs and policies..
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Small States in World Markets: Industrial Policy in Europe 193 PETER J. KATZENSTEIN 7. The Role of Small States in the European Union 218 BALDUR THORHALLSSON Part III. Small State Capacity in International Relations 8.
Such diplomacy was a dominant feature of European politics up to 1848, and was also highly relevant for the rest of the ... and other European empires through decolonialization in the 1950s and 1960s, and of the Soviet Union in 1991), ...
Moreover, the increasingly deeper integration of small states in the European Union (EU) as well as the EU's enlargement to numerous small states, have attracted renewed attention to the small-state issue (e.g., Dosenrode-Lynge 1993; ...
... European Union in global politics simply because it had superior capabilities. Present-day neorealists still tend to begin their analyses of powers great and small with an analysis of relative capabilities—and some INTRODUCTION 17.
insight points to the importance of studying the role of small states in international organizations such as the United Nations or the European Union. According to UN Secretary-General Annan (1998), It is easy for small nations to feel ...