The Revolution in International Relations: A Study in the Changing Balance of Power, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Revolution in International Relations

A Study in the Changing Balance of Power, 1st Edition

By E.F. Penrose


290 pages

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Published in 1965: The study examines the changing structure and pattern of international relations in a world wide context. Defining balance of power in a dynamic sense akin to that of a "moving equilibrium".

Table of Contents

Part 1: 1. Political Doctrines and Balance of Power 2. The non-Communist World 3. Morality and International Relations Part 2: 4. Changing Political Geography 5. Imperialism, Colonialism, and Nationalism 6. The Psychological Necessity of Decolonisation 7. Communism, Anti-Communism, and "Le Tiers Monde" Part 3: 8. Nationalism, Self Government, and Political Freedom 9. The Integration and Disintegration of States 10. Approaches to Unity in Diversity Part 4: 11. The Balance of Power, The International Organisations, The Rules of the Game, and Public Opinion 12. The Equality of States and the International Organisation 13. European Unity and the Balance of Power 14. Policies of the New Europe 15. The Summing Up

About the Author

Ernest Francis Penrose Princeton University

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