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Hegemony in Regional Order: East Asia

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The second case looks at the region of East Asia, again frequently described as having been hegemonic, mostly reflecting the widespread US alliances in the area. Much of the contemporary debate is ... More


Power-Transition, Offensive-Realism, and Leadership Long-Cycle Perspectives on Structural Transitions

David P. Rapkin and William R. Thompson

in Transition Scenarios: China and the United States in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226040332
eISBN:
9780226040509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040509.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If we assume structural change is critical to systemic transitions, which existing models are best suited for analyzing these phenomena? Three schools of thought – power transition, offensive ... More


Paradigm(s) Shifting? Responding to China’s Response to the Global Financial Crisis

Shaun Breslin

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter considers how China responded to the impact of the global crisis, and the subsequent debates over what this response means for the balance of power in the global order. A massive ... More


Introduction: Order Transition in East Asia

Evelyn Goh

in The Struggle for Order: Hegemony, Hierarchy, and Transition in Post-Cold War East Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599363
eISBN:
9780191763304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599363.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the puzzle of East Asia’s key post-Cold War strategic developments, which do not conform to what mainstream International Relations theories would predict. It presents the ... More


The Fates of Nations: Decline by the Numbers

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses research design: how cases were selected, issues with measurement, and the quantitative and qualitative ways variables were operationalized. It then overviews all the cases to ... 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


Growth, Trust, and Historical Comparisons

in Looking for Balance: China, the United States, and Power Balancing in East Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778206
eISBN:
9780804778473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778206.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the sources of changing balance of power. It addresses the issue of how increased power affects a state's disposition to trust others and how its own actions are likely to ... More


Imagining the Worst, Hoping for the Best

Feng Zhang and Richard Ned Lebow

in Taming Sino-American Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197521946
eISBN:
9780197521984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197521946.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

The deterioration of Sino-American relations has become a matter of growing concern for policymakers and academics in both countries. This chapter offers a critique of the American realist and ... More


America First: The Trump Grand Strategy in a Comparative Perspective

Benjamin Miller and Ziv Rubinovitz

in Grand Strategy from Truman to Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734965
eISBN:
9780226735153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735153.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the rise of America First of Trump in 2016. Trumpism strongly opposes the liberal strategies that dominated US strategy since the end of the Cold War. There are also marked ... More


Why Nations Rise . . . or Remain Reticent

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

in Why Nations Rise: Narratives and the Path to Great Power

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190639938
eISBN:
9780190639969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639938.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

What is known of rising powers is both sparse and contentious. This chapter discusses the assumptions of rising powers and puts forward an alternate way of understanding them. It shows that all ... More


Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do great powers respond to decline? The conventional wisdom is preventive war or domestic dysfunction. This book argues that declining states are neither more prone to aggression nor political ... More


How Hegemonic Orders Unravel

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies three drivers of hegemonic unraveling and transformation in international orders: great-power contestation and alternative order building; how the dominant power’s loss of its ... More


The Making of Qing Hegemony

Ji-Young Lee

in China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 examines how Japan and Korea responded to the Ming-Qing transition with the rise of Manchu (later the Qing empire) power. The chapter shows the clear links between the Qing empire’s ... More


Basic Rationale and Arguments

Steve Chan, Huiyun Feng, Kai He, and Weixing Hu

in Contesting Revisionism: China, the United States, and the Transformation of International Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197580295
eISBN:
9780197580332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197580295.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite realists’ emphasis on the role of national power in interstate relations, foreign policy analysis is fundamentally concerned with states’ intentions rather than their capabilities. Arguably, ... 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


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

Michelle Murray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190878900
eISBN:
9780190878931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878900.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

How can established powers manage the peaceful rise of new great powers? With The Struggle for Recognition in International Relations, the author offers a new answer to this perennial question in ... More


Introduction

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter asks the central question, outlines the three main arguments, and explains the value added of the work. It underscores why the question matters to theories of international politics and ... More


Desperate Times, Desperate Measures: Debating Decline

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter reviews the literature and lays out the debate on decline. It divides the rival views into two main camps: preventive war and domestic dysfunction. For preventive war theorists, who ... More


China’s Rise and Security Dynamics on the Korean Peninsula

Chung-In Moon

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/9781501709180.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter looks at South Korea's response to the rise of China. It establishes South Korea's growing dependence on the Chinese economy and its growing cooperation with China to manage North Korean ... More


The Second Sino-American Rivalry

William R. Thompson

in American Global Pre-Eminence: The Development and Erosion of Systemic Leadership

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197534663
eISBN:
9780197534700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534663.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Whether or not a new system leader is just around the corner, what should we expect in the interactions between the incumbent leader and its presumed challenger? There is as much interest among Asian ... More


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