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 Power of Small States: Diplomacy in World War II 39 ANNETTE BAKER FOX 2. Lilliputians' Dilemmas: Small States in International Politics 55 ROBERT O.
We note that this definition is still residual: small states are defined by what they are not. Moreover, smallness is a comparative concept: micro-states ...
That state decided not to maintain its membership in the League of Nations because it did not think it could aaord it, and so it went from being a small ...
The lack of an agreed concrete definition of small states has also marked the body of literature that might be termed small state studies.
table 1.1 Synopsis of small state studies Historical 1950s–1970s: heyday 1980s: standstill 1990s: revival events Cold War conflict; decline of the U.S. end ...