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Major Powers in a Shifting Global Order

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How to measure power in international affairs is an eternal matter of debate, especially among political scientists. Many generic approaches have been suggested, among them control over resources; control over actors; and control over events and outcomes,2 and numerous efforts have been made to develop concrete formulas. In China, academic institutions 3 and independent scholars have competed as to how best to measure “comprehensive national power”. All approaches and formulas have something to offer, and all have inherent limitations.
  • Published year: 2023
  • Publisher: Toda Peace Institute
  • Page count: 11
  • Language: Engelsk
  • Volume: 162


  • Global økonomi
  • Utenrikspolitikk
  • Global styring