Powers and Principles: International Leadership in a Shrinking World
The aim of the Stanley Foundation’s project on Powers and Principles: International Leadership in a Shrinking World is to identify plausible actions and trends for the next ten years by which the international community could become more unified. The foundation asked contributing authors to describe the paths by which nine powerful nations, a regional union of 27 states, and a multinational corporation could all emerge as constructive stakeholders in a strengthened rules-based international order. For each case, the writers discuss how their given country might deal with the internal and external challenges posed by international norms for the global economy, domestic governance and society, and global and regional security.
Project participants are listed below, with their subject focus, in the order in which their essays will be published. To provide a perspective from inside, and a counterweight, a commentator from the country (or other actor) has been enlisted to give a reaction to the coauthors’ essay. Author affiliations are for identification only, and views expressed in the essays and comments are personal and not on behalf of the institutions for which they work.
To order the book, visit the publisher's website. A Stake in the System: Redefining American Leadership Brazil's Candidacy for Major Power Status Russia's Place in an Unsettled Order— Calculations in the Kremlin South Africa: From Beacon of Hope to Rogue Democracy? Laggards on Responsibility: The Oil Majors Refashioning Iran's International Role Turkey's Identity and Strategy- A Game of Three-Dimensional Chess Japan: Leading or Losing the Way Toward Responsible Stakeholdership?
To order the book, visit the publisher's website.
A Stake in the System: Redefining American Leadership
Brazil's Candidacy for Major Power Status
Russia's Place in an Unsettled Order— Calculations in the Kremlin
South Africa: From Beacon of Hope to Rogue Democracy?
Laggards on Responsibility: The Oil Majors
Refashioning Iran's International Role
Turkey's Identity and Strategy- A Game of Three-Dimensional Chess
Japan: Leading or Losing the Way Toward Responsible Stakeholdership?
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