The Changing Nature of Power

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The Changing Nature of Power: Joseph Nye. Week 2 POWER: = the capabilities to influence the behavior of others to get the outcomes one wants. THREE TYPES: 1. Military 2. Economic 3. Soft ::::::::::::::::::::: CHART pg 31 ::::::::::::::::: Behaviors primary currencies gov. policies Military coercion, protection threats, force war, alliance, coercive diplomacy Economic inducement, coercion payments, sanctions aids, bribes, sanctions Soft attraction, agenda setting culture, values, policies, institutions public, bilateral, multilateral diplomacy -soft power will become most important if trends continue -winning hearts and minds (always been important, but even more now in global info age) Like weather & love- talked about and depended on, but hardly understood -must take others preferences into consideration to know if it is really power. -always depends on the context in which the relationship exists -just having power does not guarantee the outcome you want -ex. USA had more power resources than Vietnam, but still lost the Vietnam War. -ex. USA could not prevent 911 *************** Again, Nye’s 3 dimensional chess game **************************** 1. Top board- classical interstate military issues. US= only superpower. Unipolar. Hegemony
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