Asymmetry and International Relationships
作者: Brantly Womack
作者单位: University of Virginia
出版社: Cambridge University Press,   2016
ISBN: 9781316459348
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781316459348
原始语种摘要: Power is real, but it does not always prevail. This book explores how disparity structures international relationships. Beginning at the bilateral level, the relationship between the smaller side and the larger side can be normal as long as the smaller does not feel threatened and the larger can assume that its capabilities are respected. However, the smaller can be tempted to brinksmanship, while the larger can be tempted to bully. Asymmetric conflicts are often stalemated because the limited commitment of the larger side is met by the smaller's mortal resistance. In multilateral situations, asymmetry shapes patterns of uncertainty and attention. In global systems, how hegemons treat their subjects is the unobserved sand shifting beneath their feet as they look toward their challenger....
全文获取路径: Cambridge U Press 

  • unobserved 没有观察到的
  • uncertainty 不定
  • their 他们的
  • multilateral 多面的
  • often 往往
  • management 管理
  • international 国际的
  • disparity 不等
  • primacy 第一位
  • always 总是