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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Of the currently 191 member states of the largely universal United Nations (UN), all but one or two dozen fallinto the category of small states.
... and the sundry terms for the United States (U.S.) that have recently emerged ... Liechtenstein's application for membership in the League of Nations was ...
... in the League of Nations because it did not think it could aaord it, ... right to self-determination promoted by the United Nations produced several new ...
... idea of the nation-state made small states lookincreasingly unattractive. ... organizations such as the United Nations attracted some discussions (cf.
According to UN Secretary-General Annan (1998), It is easy for small nations ... My long experience at the United Nations has shown me that the small States ...