Leadership in World Society
Author: Anja P Jakobi
Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)
Given the usual focus on norms, sociological institutionalism is often not perceived as a real challenge to realist or rationalist theories that put power and interests at the center of their explanations.
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25 Oct 2011
A Reluctant Warrior
Author: Michael F Harsch
Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
This study examines the nature and determinants of Germany’s engagement from 2001 to the present in Afghanistan.
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22 Feb 2011
Structures for Strategy
Author: Justin Zorn
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This paper argues that institutional variables are important determinants of a country's strategic planning architecture, and, specifically, that unitary parliamentary systems are most likely to facilitate an integrated framework for national policy ...
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How Empires Emerge
Author: Morten Skumsrud Andersen
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Nexon and Wright (2007) have shown how classical social network analysis and newer relational sensibilities can be combined in ideal typical ways to make sense of the governing logics of empires.
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