Beyond Great Powers and Hegemons: Why Secondary States by Kristen P. Williams, Steven E. Lobell, Neal G. Jesse

By Kristen P. Williams, Steven E. Lobell, Neal G. Jesse

This booklet provides a brand new measurement to the dialogue of the connection among the nice powers and the weaker states that align with them—or no longer. earlier reviews have occupied with the function of the bigger (or large) energy and the way it manages its relationships with different states, or on how nice or significant powers problem or stability the hegemonic nation. Beyond nice Powers and Hegemons seeks to give an explanation for why weaker states persist with extra strong international or neighborhood states or tacitly or overtly face up to their targets, and the way they navigate their relationships with the hegemon. The authors discover the pursuits, motivations, goals, and methods of those 'followers'—including whether or not they can and do problem the regulations and methods or the center place of the hegemon.

Through the research of either old and modern instances that characteristic worldwide and nearby hegemons in Europe, Latin the United States, the center East, Africa, Asia, and South Asia, and that handle a number curiosity areas—from political, to fiscal and military—the e-book unearths the family and foreign elements that account for the motivations and activities of weaker states.

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Invasion and occupation of Afghanistan after 9/11 was no exception. Pakistan was transformed from a fringe state with an Islamist element to a reluctant ally in the War on Terror. In Chapter 8, John Dreyer demonstrates that, while Pakistan by and large cooperates with American wishes, this cooperation is opposed by elements within Pakistan. S. policy and keeping its civil and political society in balance. The outcome is that Pakistan’s reaction to American hegemony can best be categorized as alternating between compliance (bandwagoning) and resistance (balking and leash slipping).

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