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Future of Power

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ISBN-10: 1586488910

ISBN-13: 9781586488918

Edition: 2011

Authors: Joseph S. Nye

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In the era of Kennedy and Khrushchev, power was expressed in terms of nuclear missiles, industrial capacity, numbers of men under arms, and tanks lined up ready to cross the plains of Eastern Europe. By 2010, none of these factors confer power in the same way: industrial capacity seems an almost Victorian virtue, and cyber threats are wielded by non-state actors. Politics changed, and the nature of power--defined as the ability to affect others to obtain the outcomes you want--had changed dramatically. Power is not static; its story is of shifts and innovations, technologies and relationships.Joseph Nye is a long-time analyst of power and a hands-on practitioner in government. Many of his…    
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Book details

List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Types of Power
What is Power in Global Affairs?
Military Power
Economic Power
Soft Power
Power Shifts: Diffusion and Transitions
Diffusion and Cyberpower
Power Transition: The Question of American Decline
Smart Power