War, Peace and Hegemony in a Globalized World by Chandra Chari
The Changing Balance of Power in the Twenty-First Century (Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics)

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This book focuses on how the US could adapt its foreign policy initiatives to fit in with the growing aspirations of a multipolar world for a more balanced international order.


Written by leading scholars, such as Joseph Nye, Eric Hobsbawm and Akira Iriye, the volume examines if the absence of a superpower status would lead to anarchy, or if an alternative is possible. In view of the globalization process and the changing perceptions of US hegemony in the various regions of the world, it addresses the possibility of re-examining and redefining the nineteenth century classical balance of power.


Divided into two sections, it analyzes:




global perspectives on war, peace and hegemony, and the role of the United States



each region of the world in the context of the unfolding processes of globalization; the various ways in which economic and socio-political organizations are impacting inter- and intra-regionally; and the role of the United States vis-à-vis the individual countries and regions.

 

About Chandra Chari

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Chandra Chari is a journalist, editor and translator. She is one of the founder-editors of The Book Review, a literary journal of repute. Currently, she is editor of The Book Review and Chairperson of The Book Review Literary Trust.
 
Published October 1, 2007 by Routledge. 254 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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