Small States in World Politics: Explaining Foreign Policy Behavior
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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