The Unipolar World

An Unbalanced Future

Authors: Mowle, T., Sacko, D.

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This is the first book-length treatment of international politics in a unipolar world that adopts a structural realist perspective. It applies Waltz's microeconomic analogy to a market with a price leader. It concludes that unipolarity is sustainable as long as the unipole distributes rewards to other states.

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MAJOR THOMAS S. MOWLE is an Associate Professor of political science at the United States Air Force Academy, USA. He served in the Strategy, Plans, and Assessment Division, Headquarters Multinational Force-Iraq, Baghdad, from August to December 2004. He is the author of Allies at Odds: The United States and the European Union, Palgrave, 2004.

DAVID SACKO is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Air Force Academy, USA.

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'The Unipolar World is simplythe most comprehensive and powerfulstudy to date of international politics in the post-Cold War era. To understand the workings of thisunprecedented structural-systemic epoch, the authors advance a new strand ofrealismbased onthe macroeconomic theory of price leadership. The book is rich in theoreticalinsights, hypothesis generation and testing, and policy relevance and guidance. Practitioners and theoristsof international relationsshould carefullyread this book.'

- Randall Schweller, Professor of International Relations, The Ohio State University


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Unipolar World
Book Subtitle
An Unbalanced Future
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Thomas S. Mowle, David H. Sacko
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-60307-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230603073
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7030-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53198-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 215
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