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Change In The International System

1st Edition

By Ole R Holsti


350 pages

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Hardback: 9780367022327
pub: 2019-04-18
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Unlike most texts on the international system, which stress continuities, this volume focuses on changes— what has caused them, where they will stop, and perhaps most important, where they will take us. Designed to initiate and structure inquiry into the dynamics of international change, the book is organized to reflect three main dimensions of sys

Table of Contents

Other Titles of Interest -- Preface -- Introduction -- Change in the International System -- Prerequisites for the Study of System Transformation -- Change in the International System: Interdependence, Integration, and Fragmentation -- Integration Theory and System Change in Western Europe: The Neglected Role of Systems Transformation Episodes -- Sources of Change in the International System -- Science and Technology in the New International Order: Problems Facing an International Development Strategy of the United Nations -- International Political Economy: A Theoretical Perspective -- The Theory of Hegemonic Stability and Changes in International Economic Regimes, 1967–1977 -- From Cold War to Détente: The Role of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty -- Identifying Behavioral Attributes of Events That Trigger International Crises -- War and Change in the International System -- Constraints upon Change in the International System -- Domestic Constraints on Regime Change in U.S. Foreign Policy: The Need for Policy Legitimacy -- Cold War Axioms in the Post-Vietnam Era

About the Author

Ole R. Holsti is chairman of the Political Science Department.

Randolph M. Siverson is associate professor of political science at the University of California, Davis.

Alexander L. George is Graham H. Stuart Professor of International Relations at Stanford University

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