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Author Stewart-Ingersoll, Robert.

Title Regional powers and security orders : a theoretical framework / Robert Stewart-Ingersoll and Derrick Frazier
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 278 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge global security studies
Routledge global security studies.
Contents Introduction: the regional powers and security framework -- Regional security orders -- Regional powers and regional structures -- Regional leadership -- Regional custodianship -- Regional protection -- Status quo vs. revisionist orientations -- Multilateral vs. unilateral orientations -- Proactive vs. reactive orientations
Summary This book presents a new theoretical framework through which to understand the role of regional powers in creating and maintaining regional security orders. As a result of the retreat of the global powers since the end of the Cold War, it has become clear that international security dynamics are less explicable without considering the regional level as a primary focus for most states. The authors contend that these dynamics, which include the identification, management and prevention of security threats, are heavily influenced by regional powers. The regional level in this text
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject International relations.
Middle powers.
Regionalism (International organization)
Security, International.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
International relations.
Internationell säkerhet.
Internationella relationer.
Middle powers.
Regionalism (International organization)
Security, International.
Form Electronic book
Author Frazier, Derrick.
ISBN 0203804996