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Unformatted text preview: : Maritime Power: Alfred Mahan (Theorist) : Continental Power: MacKindor (Heartland Theory) o Hard Power : Power Resources (Long term sources of power) • Pop., Economy, Education, Health • Politics/Patriotism (Historical) : Power Capabilities (Short term sources of power) • Leadership; alliances • Public opinion (internal/international) • Industrial capacity (recessions, etc) • Economic, military power (military spending) o Soft Power: can justify Hard Power : Education, stability, etc • Balance of Power o Unipolar: One power dominates int’l system o Bipolar: Two major powers (Cold War) o Multipolar: Several powers...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POL 160 taught by Professor Hudak during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.
- Spring '08
- International Relations