Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats

Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats

by Bruce D. Jones, Carlos Pascual, Stephen John Stedman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815747063

ISBN-13: 9780815747062

Pub. Date: 01/27/2009

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

"Power & Responsibility describes how American leadership can rebuild international order to promote global security and prosperity for today's transnational world." Power & Responsibility establishes a new foundation for international security: "responsible sovereignty," or the notion that sovereignty entails obligations and duties toward other states as well as…  See more details below

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"Power & Responsibility describes how American leadership can rebuild international order to promote global security and prosperity for today's transnational world." Power & Responsibility establishes a new foundation for international security: "responsible sovereignty," or the notion that sovereignty entails obligations and duties toward other states as well as one's own citizens. Governments must cooperate across borders to safeguard common resources and tackle common threats.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815747062
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
01/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Javier Solana Solana, Javier

Foreword Brent Scowcroft Scowcroft, Brent

Preface

Pt. I Power

1 Sovereignty's Last Best Chance 3

2 Interests and Order: The United States and the Major and Rising Powers 21

3 Power and Institutions: An Effective International Architecture for Responsible Sovereignty 45

Pt. II Responsibility

4 Arresting Climate Change 75

5 The Second Nuclear Age 107

6 Security in the Biological Century 139

7 Managing Civil Violence and Regional Conflict 170

8 Combating Transnational Terrorism 204

9 Strengthening the Pillars of Economic Security 234

Pt. III Order

10 The Hardest Case: The Broader Middle East 271

11 Urgency and Choice 302

Notes 317

Index 347

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