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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The structural “causal chain” maintains that scarcity due to physical smallness produces external economic dependence, which may lead to external ...
... of (weak) developing countries on international institutions and in particular with their quest for a new international economic order in the 1970s.
This observation matches well with the neoliberal focus on economic interdependence, but one might have expected more literature on small states in ...
... small state responses to the international economy Chapter 5 is reprinted ... with the economic position of weak states in the international system.
Chapter 6 leads us deeper into issues of political economy. ... states have chosen either competition or intervention to respond to adverse economic change, ...