Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-9 of 9 items

  • Keywords: major powers x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

When and How International Institutions Promote Economic Reform

Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen

in Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic Reform: When and How International Institutions Help

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199388998
eISBN:
9780199389018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388998.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter presents the general argument of the book. It begins by arguing that economic reform presents two major problems: domestic political opposition and lack of credibility. The chapter then ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Rising Powers in International Politics

Michelle Murray

in The Struggle for Recognition in International Relations: Status, Revisionism, and Rising Powers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190878900
eISBN:
9780190878931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878900.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the puzzle of power transitions, summarizes the main argument of the book and locates it in the existing scholarship on power transitions. The conventional wisdom is that ... More


Is India a Major Power?

George Perkovich

in Global Powers in the 21st Century: Strategies and Relations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262622189
eISBN:
9780262288224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262622189.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter, which examines whether India has the potential to emerge as a major power in the global context, reveals that India lacks the authority to convince other powerful countries of its ... More


Quality Peace and World Order: Uncharted Terrain

Peter Wallensteen

in Quality Peace: Strategic Peacebuilding and World Order

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190215545
eISBN:
9780190270940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215545.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the relationships between the major powers after World War II, describing their clashes during the Cold War as a matter of victory consolidation; the Western consolidation was ... More


War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Victor Rothwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first study of the aims that motivated the major powers – the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan – to fight in the Second World War. The book shows how ... More


Major Trends in the Development of Military Power and the Armed Forces High Command

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0045
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the major trends in the development of the Iraqi military power and the Armed Forces High Command during the Ba’ath regime, especially during Saddam’s presidency period. It ... More


Comparative Grand Strategy: A Framework and Cases

Thierry Balzacq, Peter Dombrowski, and Simon Reich (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840848
eISBN:
9780191876745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The study of grand strategy has historically been confined to a few great powers—preponderantly, the United States, China, and Russia. In contrast, this volume introduces readers to the novel field ... More


The Sino–Russian Strategic Partnership: Implications for Contemporary World Order and Geopolitics

Paul J. Bolt and Sharyl N. Cross

in China, Russia, and Twenty-First Century Global Geopolitics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198719519
eISBN:
9780191788611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719519.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Conclusion reviews the volume’s major themes. Russia and China have common interests that cement their partnership, and are key players in shaping the international order. Both seek better ... More


Putting the ‘System’ in the International Monetary System

Michael Bordo and Angela Redish

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the evolution of the International Monetary System (IMS) from the early nineteenth century to the present. In the 1850s, the unit of account in each of the major powers was tied ... More


View: