INR Notes 10-6-08 - INR2001- 10/06/08 GLOBAL LEADERSHIP...

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INR2001- 10/06/08 GLOBAL LEADERSHIP Polarity is the degree to which military and economic capabilities are concentrated in the global system that determines the number of centers, or “poles,” of power. SOURCES/INDICATORS OF POWER Power= factors that enable a state to persuade or coerce another to do something it would not otherwise do. Military capabilities Military expenditures Relative size of economy Population size Territorial size Geographic position Raw Materials Dependence on foreign raw materials Technological level and capacity National Character Ideology Efficiency of government decision making Industrial productivity Trade volume Savings and investment Education Level National Morals o Normative Foundation of the state. i.e. Democracy Justice Internal solidarity HARD POWER= is the ability to exercise global influence by means of military capabilities. SOFT POWER= is the power to persuade or co-opt via such intangible factors as the attractiveness of
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course INR 2001 taught by Professor Richard during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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INR Notes 10-6-08 - INR2001- 10/06/08 GLOBAL LEADERSHIP...

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