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Shaper Nations

Strategies for a Changing World

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ISBN 9780674660212

Publication Date: 04/05/2016


224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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The idea that some states, while not Great Powers, play a very large role in shaping the development of their regions is a good one, and the essays by a diverse set of authors provide insightful and well-grounded discussions of the particular cases. Furthermore, they speak to one another and are pulled together by strong introductory and concluding chapters. Readers will learn a lot about an important set of countries, how the U.S. may respond, and what this means for the future of world politics.—Robert Jervis, author of Why Intelligence Fails

Shaper Nations is an important book on an important subject: rising powers and their perspectives on the emerging international order. It provides considerable insights into their key national security conceptions, ideas for order, and diverse strategies in an increasingly globalized world.—T. V. Paul, editor of Accommodating Rising Powers: Past, Present, and Future

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