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What are some other elements of power besides military and economic?
political effectiveness, geographic area/location, population, natural resources, intelligence capabilities, quality of national leadership, level of education/technological achievement, openness of the political system, character of the people
What are the 3 types of leadership?
structural, institutional, and situational
structural leadership
the possession of economic resources, military power, technology, and other sources of power that enable a small group o countries to shape the international system
institutional leadership
the ability to determine the rules, principles, procedures, and practices that guide the behavior of members of the global community
situational leadership
the ability to seize opportunities to build or reorient the global system, apart from the distribution of power and the building of institutions
What are some strategies for maintaining power and preventing rising powers from creating disorder in the international system?
democratic enlargement, building institutions to legitimize their control, offshore balancing, concert of Europe, containment, binding and engagement
What are some current examples of challenges to American hegemony?
China and Japan's economic advancement, Europe's consolidation of power under the EU, terrorist organizations
What roles do nonstate actors play in international relations?
vital in opinion-building and implementing partners