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The Unipolar World

An Unbalanced Future

by Thomas S. Mowle

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Relations (General),
  • Political Philosophy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations / Diplomacy,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • Political,
  • 1989-,
  • International relations,
  • Realism,
  • World politics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642737M
    ISBN 101403970300
    ISBN 109781403970305

    Download Citation | Unipolarity and world politics: A theory and its implications | This new book offers a coherent model of a unipolar world order. Unipolarity is usually described either as a.   In international relations, ‘pole’ means place where power is concentrated. There is one theory in IR, called Polarity of power thesis, which mentions three types of polarity viz. Unipolarity, bipolarity and multipolarity. Unipolarity is the state.


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'The Unipolar World is simplythe most comprehensive and powerfulstudy to date of international politics in the post-Cold War era.

To understand the workings of thisunprecedented structural-systemic epoch, the authors advance a new strand ofrealismbased onthe macroeconomic theory of price leadership.

The book is rich in theoreticalinsights Cited by: 3. This is the first book-length treatment of international politics in a unipolar world that adopts a structural realist perspective.

It applies Waltz's microeconomic analogy to a market with a price leader. It concludes that unipolarity is sustainable as long as the unipole distributes rewards to other states. Table of contents (9 chapters).

This is the first book-length treatment of international politics in a unipolar world that adopts a structural realist perspective.

It applies Waltz's microeconomic analogy to a market with a price leader. It concludes that unipolarity is sustainable as long as the unipole distributes rewards to other states.

Unipolar World The collapse of the Soviet Union produced the greatest change in world power relationships since World War II. With Moscow's headlong fall from superpower status, the bipo-lar structure that had shaped the security policies of the major powers for nearly half a century vanished, and the United States emerged as the sole.

This new book offers a coherent model of a unipolar world order. Unipolarity is usually described either as a ‘brief moment’ or as something historically insignificant.

However, we have already seen nearly twenty years of virtual unipolarity and this period has been of great significance for world. Making the Unipolar Moment book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the late s, the United States often seemed to be a /5. In The New York Times best-seller The Post-American World, Fareed Zakaria argues that the "rise of the rest" is the great story of our time.

"This is not a book. The unipolar and globalist view on history imagines the historical process as a linear motion from the worse to the better, from the underdeveloped to the developed, and so on and so forth.

A unipolar world essentially is a scenario where most of the world region’s economic, social, cultural aspects are influenced by a single state/country.

Just consider the after math of second world war, countries like USA and Russia wanted to pro. Book Description Theory of Unipolar Politics provides the first theory of international politics applicable to the post-Cold War world, in which the United States is the sole military great s: 2.

In short, the unipolar moment is the rise of the US to sole superpower of the world after the end of the Cold War. Economic, military superiority as well The Unipolar World book political influence throughout the world was coined to be the unipolar moment of the United States in the world system since there was no other challenging superpower and according to.

Book Description This new book offers a coherent model of a unipolar world order. Unipolarity is usually described either as a ‘brief moment’ or as something historically insignificant.

However, we have already seen nearly twenty years of virtual unipolarity and this period has been of great The Unipolar World book for world. The world was very unstable at that time and fear of a nuclear war was always in the background.

The world became unipolar after the disintegration of the Soviet Union. But scholars from different parts of the world are saying that America’s unipolar moment is nearing an end.  The Unipolar World Within the confines of post-Westphalian time there is probably a near consensus amongst realists that the international system can be periodized as multipolar up toand then bipolar up to   Theory of Unipolar Politics provides one.

Nuno P. Monteiro answers three of the most important questions about the workings of a unipolar world/5(18). Second, the implications of the particular unipolar dynamics are summarized regarding balancing, stability management, structurally induced challenges and the impact of the world order.

Third, the three logical and likely scenarios are presented: persistent US hegemony, a classic redistribution of strength and the transformation of the system. Monteiro does not question the impossibility of great power war in a unipolar world, which is a central tenet of Wohlforth in his book World Out of Balance: International Relations and the Challenge of American Primacy.

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This book fills the gap in realist theory by extending structural realism to develop a theory of unipolar politics.

Our theoretical contribution draws on neorealists’ own. THE UNIPOLAR MOMENT E m -* ver since it became clear that an exhausted Soviet Union was calling off the Cold War, the quest has been on for a new American role in the world. Roles, however, are not invented in the abstract; they are a response to a perceived world structure.

Bottom Line: Michael Beckley’s Unrivaled makes a compelling case for why the United States is and will continue to remain a unipolar power, but the book also raises important questions about how we measure national power, and whether or not we can even do so effectively.

ANALYSIS/OPINION: MAKING THE UNIPOLAR MOMENT: U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND THE RISE OF THE POST-COLD WAR ORDER. By Hal. Some have defined U.S.

preponderance as "a unipolar moment"; others have suggested that the current structure is "uni-multipolar." Regardless of the characterization, the conventional wisdom maintains that unipolarity is unstable and conflict prone, and thus unlikely to prevail over the long term.

In our lead article, the author challenges this logic. Alliances in a unipolar world Stephen M. Walt 5. System maker and privilege taker: U.S. power and the international political economy Michael Mastanduno 6.

Free hand abroad, divide and rule at home Jack Snyder, Robert Y. Shapiro and Yaeli Bloch-Elkon 7. The liberal sources of American unipolarity G. John Ikenberry 8. Presents comments on issues concerning the role of the United Nations in a unipolar world system.

Discussion on the issue concerning the failure of the Security Council to reach unanimity on the occupation of Iraq and the regime change; Views on preventive war; Information on several problems encountered by the UN wherein their actions are considered irrelevant.

That’s how we got EU. A unipolar world leads to domination, a bi-polar world to war. A multi polar world cannot afford a war. It’s too complicated. But take care it does not float back into bi-polar as happened in WW2.

We need this multi-polar world of several independent blocks in order to keep the balance. In this important book, Hal Brands uses recently declassified archival materials to tell the story of American resurgence.

Noam Chomsky, City Lights, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Complete summary of Fareed Zakaria's The Post-American World. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Post-American World. While the USA would like to have a unipolar world, and bi-polar Asia, China wants to have a Bi-polar world and Uni-polar Asia.

India would soon be the third most powerful world. ‘Theory of Unipolar Politics is a signal contribution to the scholarship on the nature and functioning of today’s international system. Conceptually bold and smoothly and carefully written, it takes on central questions of the day with arguments and evidence that even skeptics have to confront.

Nuno Monteiro’s Theory of Unipolar Politics is breathtaking in its ambition. Consciously titled after Waltz’ Theory of International Politics, this book attempts to lay out a theory of international politics in a unipolar is much to admire here; especially the clarity with which Monteiro has laid out his argument.

Professor Cox is now general editor of two successful book series: Palgrave's Rethinking World Politics and Routledge's Cold War History. George Lawson is an Associate Professor in International Relations at LSE, his work is focuses the relationship between history and theory, with a.

In this important new book, Barry Buzan seeks to provide answers to these pressing questions. He begins by introducing the core concepts of polarity and identity in world politics, which he uses to develop three possible scenarios for the future development of the international political system.

This is the first book-length treatment of international politics in a unipolar world that adopts a structural realist perspective. It applies Waltz's microeconomic analogy to a market with a. The 'unipolar moment' meant the creation of the concept of a unipolar system with one pole and a periphery in concrete reality.

But Krauthammer was not sure if this would last forever, or if it would end in time. He was not sure if it was a world order or some temporary situation. So, he called the 'unipolar moment' by this very correct term.".

The inverse is also sometimes true. Proponents of a unipolar system often dismiss setbacks in American foreign policy because setbacks don’t comport with their unrealistic visions of U.S.

hegemony. Ultimately, whether we live in a multipolar or unipolar world is an objective, not a political, question, and it is an exceedingly important one.

Unipolar Politics brings together prominent scholars in international relations to analyze the decisions that major powers have made since the Cold War to adapt to a rapidly changing economic and security environment.

The book points to powerful evidence that nations around the world are "bandwagoning" with the United States in most respects, while still trying to maintain some independence of. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States enjoys unparalleled military power.

The international system is therefore unipolar. A quarter century later, however, we still possess no theory of unipolarity. Theory of Unipolar Politics provides one.

Nuno P. Monteiro answers three of the most important questions about the workings of a unipolar world. Rejecting the objective trends towards the formation of a multipolar world, the US-led West has launched a “game,” Lavrov said.

“It has postponed Russia and China for later and is trying to draw all others into a unipolar world by any means possible. For our part, we will promote a unifying agenda”, he asserted.

But while many assume that the unipolar post-Cold War world is giving way to a bipolar international order dominated by the United States and China, that outcome is neither inevitable nor desirable. Instead, there is every reason to hope for, and work toward, a world in which Europe and the emerging economies play a more assertive role.

The unipolar moment in international relations is over, and we are now entering a multiplex world Domestic critics in America blame the >Russian annexation of Crimea on .The US-led unipolar world is dead.

While multiple competing centers of power have emerged, whether any will replace the US has yet to be seen. An important factor in this emerging world order will be the role played by such key Muslim players as Islamic Iran.