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The Changing Nature of World Power by Joseph S. Nye, Jr. — A Summary

Title: The Changing Nature of World Power
Author: Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Publication: Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 105, No. 2 (1990)
Link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/2151022


Power is the ability to achieve one’s goals or purposes. 1,060 more words


Joseph Nye on the Global Power Shifts

“Two types of power shifts are occurring in this century: power transition and power diffusion.” 

If I could go back to university, one discipline that I would love to study is international relations. 428 more words


From Ping Pong Diplomacy to Ping Pong Capitalism Part 1: An Example of China "Soft Power"

On April 10, 1971, members of the US Table Tennis team made a historic trip to China to play ping pong, a significant step in thawing the icy relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. 484 more words


UKIP and the Path to Power


The traditional perception of ‘strong leadership’ is the use of Hard Power. However, it will become apparent that Soft Power is the superior form of leadership. 2,290 more words

“Terrorism is like jujitsu. The small players win if they make the large player use his strength against himself.”

—Joseph Nye.

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