Small States in World Politics: Explaining Foreign Policy Behavior

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Jeanne A. K. Hey
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003 - Political Science - 230 pages
Have the changes of the past decade made this an easier or a more difficult world for small states as they pursue their foreign policy goals? To understand the foreign policies of small states, are new explanatory factors needed? Does the concept of the "small state" still have utility at all? Small States in World Politics addresses these questions, deftly analyzing the impact of new economic and political realities. Offering empirical richness within a consistent theoretical framework, the authors provide a comprehensive examination of small state foreign policy. A comprehensive examination of small state foreign policy, offering empirical richness within a consistent theoretical framework.
 

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Contents

From the Stronato to the Democratic Transition
13
A Hegemonized Foreign Policy
53
Where Small Works
75
The Burdens of History
95
The Military and Foreign Policy
117
The Politics of Alliance and Foreign Policy
135
Refining Our Understanding of Small State Foreign Policy
185
References
197
The Contributors
217
About the Book
230
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