In China, Laos, and Vietnam, the move from planned to market-oriented economies has increased free trade and diminished levels of international conflict and hostility.
States & Global Governance
The existence of legitimate norms & principles within international society did, in fact, exert influence over the US’ behaviour in its 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Do the lessons learned from the rapid economic growth of the Tigers from the 1960s through the 1990s have a practical application in contemporary development?
The role of the state as the facilitator of capitalist interests has limited the Bolivian government in its ability to initiate a break from neoliberal economics.
The emergence of violent crime after war should be considered as the product of a multiplicity of sources associated with conflict and with larger structural dynamics.
Russia’s actions of late are difficult to understand through traditional paradigms, but Huntington’s Clash of Civilization paradigm offers a holistic view of the crisis.
Drug trade has manufactured a deterioration of the federal state, but alarmist discourse conflates heterogeneous local effects with political issues at the national level
China’s assertive behaviour in the South China Sea (SCS) and East China Sea (ECS) is primarily motivated by nationalism and economic interests.
The WTO undermines international environmental rules. Yet, the WTO’s decisions comply with the mandates for which it operates which do not cover environmental protection.
Mondale generated a new institutional model for the vice presidency, which expanded and strengthened the role, while leaving it accountable to the President.
Although Pacific Asia seems to be progressing toward Sinocentrism, it is unlikely to return to such a state.
The movements of 2011 were motivated by multiple grievances, but the common underlying factors were socioeconomic grievances and a rejection of the neoliberal program.