Power in the balance

presidents, parties, and legislatures in Peru and beyond
  • 2.38 MB
  • English
University of Notre Dame Press , Notre Dame, Ind
Politics and government, Political parties, Legislative power, Executive
StatementBarry S. Levitt
SeriesFrom the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
LC ClassificationsJL3440 .L48 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25078510M
ISBN 100268034133
ISBN 139780268034139
LC Control Number2011041941

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He examines in rich detail the case of Peru, from President Alan García’s first term (–), to the erosion of democracy under. This book examines the current position and future of balance of power dynamics in international politics.

In this book, prominent scholars pay special attention to the theoretical and historical criticisms of balance of power theory while empirically assessing its validity at both global and regional levels.4/5(1). Naveed Ahmed In his book, Invisible Balance of Power, published inSajjad Shaukat has taken present ‘different war’ as an interaction of‘state terrorism’ led by the United States and the /5(2).

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The balance of power – the idea that states consciously or unconsciously strive towards an equal distribution of power to avoid dominance by one – is a core concept for the study of international politics.

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The discipline of international relations (IR) has long debated the standing of the balance of power as a theoretical concept. The balance of power is one of the most influential ideas in international relations, yet it has never been comprehensively examined in pre-modern or non-European contexts.

This book redresses this imbalance. The authors present eight new case studies of balancing and balancing failure in pre-modern and non-European international systems. The Balance Of Power.

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This book discusses the rise of polarity as a key concept in International Relations Theory. Since the end of the Cold War, until at least the end ofthere has been a wide consensus shared by American academics, political commentators and policy makers: the world was unipolar and would remain so for some time.

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