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 available case studies in IR heavily concentrate on great powers, and thus look at only one particular sample of states. By taking small states into ...
Those powers that were deemed too inconsequential to be so included came to be known as “small states.” In this formative period of state categories, ...
powers such as South Africa) (cf. Neumann 1992). We note that this definition is still residual: small states are defined by what they are not.
Yet, the distinction between small and great does not coincide with the ... system that we can locate most of the talk about great powers and small states, ...
In The Power of Small States, she inquired into how the governments of smalland ... weak states resisted the pressure of great powers in times of crisis.