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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... theorizing has shifted its spotlight from great power capabilities and interests to the role of ideas and global governance eaorts of all kinds of ...
In the latter category, Katzenstein's (1985) analysis of how small states cope with the forces of an increasingly global economy stands out.
... decline of the U.S. end of Cold War, proliferation of hegemon and rise globalization and small states through of global inter- regional integration; ...
... the assumption that the United States would act diaerently than the European Union in global politics simply because it had superior capabilities.
According to UN Secretary-General Annan (1998), It is easy for small nations to feel daunted by the global forces at work... Large countries with enormous ...