Author profile: Tony C. Lee

Tony Chih-Chi Lee is postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Asia and African Studies of Humboldt Universität zu Berlin where he pursues a habilitation (German certificat for professorship). His research interests range from area studies (China, in particular) to political psychology. He is particularly keen on deciphering psychological incentives behind decision makings of political leaders or/and leadership groups. His most recent article Cold Case: Re-investigate the group dynamics of the Chinese Leadership in the 1989 Tiananmen Incident will be published by the American Journal of Chinese Studies.

When Hard Power Shrinks: The Midlife Crisis of Realism

Tony C. Lee • Jan 14 2018 • Articles
Despite significant amendments, realism still suffers from empirical inconsistency. The reason is straightforward: its fundamental principles of power never change.

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