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Realism and power

Lee, Alison

Realism and power

postmodern British fiction

by Lee, Alison

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Postmodernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.,
    • Power (Social sciences) in literature.,
    • Realism in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlison Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR888.P69 L4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 154 p. :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2191465M
      ISBN 100415044529, 0415041031
      LC Control Number89010179

      On the contrary, there will be an overwhelming assurance of security. Rousseau defined the theoretical limit how far balance of power can be altered: "Will it be supposed that two or three potentates might enter into an agreement to subdue the rest? The novel's title is ironic since the main characters, Newland, Ellen, and May, operate in circles that are anything but innocent. For reasons that we shall discuss later5 the human mind in its day-by-day operations cannot bear to look the truth of politics straight in the face.

      No other coalition presently in prospect would seem to offer any comparable hope. It is the book that will give you extreme insight into social life and it will help you understand social behaviors and their origins. If the violator had been another nation but Germany, Great Britain might well have refrained from intervening. InUS military expenditures, including supplemental spending, exceeded those of the rest of the world combined. This emphasis on relative, and not absolute power, derives from the realist conception of the international system which is, for the realist, an anarchical environment.

      William WohlforthRichard Little and Stuart Kaufman, point to the failure of state like units to balance against Assyria in the first millennium BCE; the Hellenic successor states of Alexander the Great to balance against Rome ; the Warring States to balance against the Qin dynasty in ancient China and five other cases. Let us, it says, imagine a world where women, freed from the grip of violence, flourish in respect and liberty. States will be tempted to bandwagon when allies are unavailable, however excessive confidence in allied support encourages weak states to free ride relying on the efforts of others to provide security. Power argued for intervention in Syria, at least for a no-fly zone that might have tilted the balance of power there enough so the Syrian regime would negotiate with the pro-democracy rebels.


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