Download Status in World Politics by T. V. Paul PDF

By T. V. Paul

Emerging powers resembling Brazil, China, India, Russia, and Turkey are more and more claiming heightened profiles in foreign politics. even though differing in different respects, emerging states have a robust wish for popularity and recognize. This pioneering quantity on prestige positive aspects contributions that strengthen propositions on prestige issues and illustrate them with case reviews and mixture info research. 4 situations are tested extensive: the U.S. (how it contains emerging powers via hierarchy), Russia (the impression of prestige issues on its international policy), China (how Beijing signs its prestige aspirations), and India (which has lengthy sought significant strength status). The authors learn prestige from numerous theoretical views and take on questions resembling: How do states sign their prestige claims? How are such signs perceived by way of the prime states? Will those prestige issues result in clash, or is peaceable adjustment attainable?

Show description

Read or Download Status in World Politics PDF

Similar international & world politics books

Interpreting And Implementing The Trips Agreement: Is It Fair?

This publication considers even if the WTO contract on `Trade-Related elements of highbrow estate Rights' (TRIPS) becomes a car for selling larger foreign fairness and engagement with the realm economic climate or a device for filthy rich countries to extract over the top rents from poorer international locations. Can journeys garner the required measure of legitimacy and public belief to bring monetary improvement?

Paradigm Lost?: Transitions and the Search for a New World Order

This e-book examines significant ancient post-war transition sessions, with specific emphasis at the variations and similarities of the yank event after either international wars of this century and with the post-Cold conflict transition at present underway. Jablonsky offers a strategic imaginative and prescient that includes a multilateral, great-power method of the diplomacy of our period.

International Relations Theory and Regional Transformation Paperback

Neighborhood transformation has emerged as an important subject of study in the past few a long time, a lot of it looking to know how a sector adjustments right into a region of clash or cooperation and the way and why a few areas stay in perpetual clash. even if the major theoretical paradigms of diplomacy have anything to assert approximately nearby order, a accomplished therapy of this topic is lacking from the literature.

The Great Powers and the International System

Do nice leaders make background? Or are they forced to behave via historic situation? This debate has remained unresolved for the reason that Thomas Carlyle and Karl Marx framed it within the mid-nineteenth century, but implicit solutions tell our guidelines and our perspectives of heritage. during this booklet, Professor undergo F. Braumoeller argues persuasively that either views are right: leaders form the most fabric and ideological forces of background that accordingly constrain and compel them.

Extra info for Status in World Politics

Sample text

How are such signals likely to be perceived? What conditions lead to misperception of a state's status claims? These questions are addressed in chapters grouped according to four key issues: the politics of admission into the great-power club; status signaling and perception; the role of institutions; and a critical debate on status as opposed to structure and authority. 20 Larson, Paul, and Wohlforth Admissio11 imo rhe Great-Power Club A major issue the international community will face over the next decade is how to accommodate new claimants to great-power status.

But sta­ tus has characteristics that distinguish it from the specific interests it enhances. It is sticky: once a state obtains a certain status along with the accompanying privileges, it retains a presumptive right to that status which can outlast the initial conditions that gave rise to it. And, status is fungible. As interests change, status retains its utility in serving new inter­ ests. Hence, states' desire for status cannot be reduced to the interests that may animate them. Research Questions and Principal Findings The richness of the concept of status is manifest in the variety of the­ oretical approaches employed by the contributors - social psychology, social constructivism, rational choice theory, liberal institutionalism, and realism.

Status markers vary with cultural context and historical era. In other words, the means by which states show their deference to others depends on the prevailing international culture and practices. In particular, Iver Neumann reports that in the eighteenth century, dynastic marriages and being a guarantor of an international treaty were indicators of great-power status. In the nineteenth century, it was membership in the European Concert. Today, status markers include being a permanent member in the UNSC or a member of the GS.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 15 votes