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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Markus 1946; De Rusett 1954; Fleiner 1966), but in general the social sciences were preoccupied with the emergent bipolarity and the Cold War.
... second, the rapid social changes at the end of the 1960s put mainstream political science in question; and third, the increasing interdependence raised ...
Finally, the changes in IR theory that came with the end of the bipolar freeze (and, in some cases, the rise of nationalism)—in particular social ...
... calculations—has been challenged by new social constructivist and postpositivist approaches emphasizing ideas, norms, and (national) identities.
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