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Introduction: The Puzzle of Regional Power Shifts

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines how leading states—great powers that occupy a unique position thanks to the sources of their wealth, the types of armed forces they build, and the responsibilities they ... More


How Leading States Respond to Rising Regional Powers

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how leading states respond to rising regional powers (RRPs). More specifically, it asks why leading states have accommodated some emerging powers in peripheral regions but ... More


Conclusion: The Past and Future of Rising Regional Powers

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book has explored how leading states have responded to power shifts in peripheral regions and why they have accommodated some rising regional powers (RRPs) but opposed others. It has introduced ... More


In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Evan Braden Montgomery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The relationship between established powers and emerging powers is one of the most important topics in world politics. Nevertheless, few studies have investigated how the leading state in the ... More


Dynamical Entropy

Robert Alicki and Mark Fannes

in Quantum Dynamical Systems

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198504009
eISBN:
9780191708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504009.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A non-zero Kolmogrov–Sinai entropy for a classical dynamical system is a signature of dynamical instability. This chapter presents an approach to quantifying randomizing dynamical behaviour in ... More


After the West? Toward a New International System?

Michael Cox

in International Relations Since the End of the Cold War: New and Old Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666430
eISBN:
9780191745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666430.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past few years the view has become common that the world that is in the midst of an irreversible global transition that can only work to the disadvantage of the more traditional centres of ... More


Ergodic Theory

Robert Alicki and Mark Fannes

in Quantum Dynamical Systems

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198504009
eISBN:
9780191708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504009.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter defines and characterizes various degrees of ergodicity — both for classical and quantum systems — in terms of the Hilbert space formalism, Koopman formalism for classical systems, and ... More


Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

When a great power declines, what strategies do rising states adopt? Rising great powers are often expected to prey upon and challenge declining states as power shifts in their favor. In practice, ... More


Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China: Power and Politics in East Asia

Robert S. Ross (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709180
eISBN:
9781501712777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709180.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book demonstrates how structural and domestic variables influence how East Asian states adjust their strategy in light of the rise of China, including how China manages its own emerging role as ... More


The Emergence of Iraq and the Competition to Control the Gulf, 1979–1991

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the United States's response to the emergence of Iraq as a rising power and its policy toward Southwest Asia during the period 1979–1991. It discusses U.S. policy toward ... More


Insights from History of Power Shifts and Growing Interdependence

in The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777131
eISBN:
9780804778862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines three contrasting theories about international relations and political economy that provide important insights into power shifts and global stability. Realist theory focuses on ... More


Predation Theory

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter elaborates on the core argument. After advancing a typology of rising state strategies, the chapter develops a theory of rising state strategy toward declining great powers. The theory – ... More


Japan and the Creation of a New Order in East Asia, 1894–1902

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines Great Britain's response to the power shift that was taking place in East Asia during the period 1894–1902, and especially to Japan's emergence as a rising power. It first ... More


Introduction: Rising States and the Fate of Declining Great Powers

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter introduces the puzzle of rising state strategy toward declining great powers. Although rising states are often expected to prey upon declining great powers, rising states can also adopt ... More


Rising Powers

in The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777131
eISBN:
9780804778862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the unprecedented economic rise of China and India since the 1980s and its implications for international trade, foreign investment, finance, intellectual property rights, ... More


Power Shifts and Rising Frictions Have Implications for the Global System and the United States

in The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777131
eISBN:
9780804778862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid economic growth of China and India has significant implications for the world economy, environment, and geopolitics. This chapter examines changes in the relative importance of China and ... More


Global Power Shift: The BRICS, Building Capabilities for Influence

Roberts Cynthia, Leslie Armijo, and Saori Katada

in The BRICS and Collective Financial Statecraft

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190697518
eISBN:
9780190697556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697518.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates multiple dimensions of the global power shift from the incumbent G5/G7 powers to the rising powers, especially the members of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South ... More


Protecting the Status Quo: Japan’s Response to the Rise of China

Ian Bowers and Bjørn Elias Mikalsen Grønning

in Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China: Power and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501709180
eISBN:
9781501712777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709180.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the domestic and international sources of Japan's adjustment to the power shift in Sino-Japanese relations. It argues that the growth of the Chinese economy, which is now larger ... More


Rising Powers and the Risks of War: A Realist View of Sino-American Relations

Stephen M. Walt

in Will China's Rise Be Peaceful?: The Rise of a Great Power in Theory, History, Politics , and the Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190675387
eISBN:
9780190675424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675387.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For realist theory, major shifts in the balance of power are a potent source of conflict and war. The main exception, which does not disprove the rule, is the United States. Realists believe China’s ... More


A New Order of Things?: China, America, and the Struggle over World Order

G. John Ikenberry

in Will China's Rise Be Peaceful?: The Rise of a Great Power in Theory, History, Politics , and the Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190675387
eISBN:
9780190675424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675387.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the types of challenges that rising states might bring to struggles over international order with a view to the distinctive character of the American-led liberal order and the ... More


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