Flashcards in 4. Power and Development Deck (15)
Hard power is the use of military and economic means to influence the behaviour or interests of other political bodies.
The ability to attract and co-opt and to shape the preferences of others through appeal and attraction.
State that is recognised as having the ability and expertise to exert its influence on a global scale.
State with a dominant position in international relations, pre-eminent among great powers, and characterised by its unparalleled ability to exert influence or project power on a global scale.
State that is considered to be rising, primarily in economic power and influence.
Describes the nature of the international system at any given time in terms of how power is distributed.
International system in which there is one dominant pole.
International system revolving around two poles.
International system revolving around three or more poles.
A state with a system of government in which all the people are involved in making decisions about its affairs.
A stable state that combines democratic and authoritarian elements.
A state that lacks the central characteristics of a democratic state.
A state that is ruled by a single person with unlimited power.
A state that is unable to operate as a viable political unit.