Consequently, both theories justify American hegemony, arguing that hegemony does not only serve the best interest of the USA, but also the interest of world peace. The preponderance of power has been suggested as an alternative to the balance of power since World War II. FO0a¬Ãa@\�f‰jì�÷0Z‹|ÈgZ#ö"ª5t|ºÃ 7‰JĞ^k€¤¶AËë€Ïø¯)@ÁëÙhé‰F(Âø•ê’�È™O}�ñA,v9“¹Ï#«ÚòXHĞs‹Láq4ÀüZá*õAÕ¡2}±¨%§)=^ S¦Fj‰Ó Ohle, Maximilian Power preponderance theory – like a preponderance of the evidence it means an overwhelming amount of power transition. Han, Zhaoying 2009, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210509008316, The Sources of Competition under Unipolarity, Weapons of mass destruction: nuclear weapons, Introduction: Neoclassical realism, the state, and foreign policy, Economics and Security in Statecraft and Scholarship, The Sources of Conflict under Unipolarity. Green, Brendan Rittenhouse Semantic Scholar is a free, AI-powered research tool for scientific literature, based at the Allen Institute for AI. Brooks, Stephen G. This article first presents theories that justify the concentration of power. In the field of theories of international relations, power preponderance theory argues that power preponderance of one country prevents international wars. In the field of theories of international relations, power preponderance theory argues that power preponderance of one country prevents international wars. 2011. Published online by Cambridge University Press: URL: /core/journals/review-of-international-studies. Wohlforth, William C Check if you have access via personal or institutional login, COPYRIGHT: © British International Studies Association 2019. When you came back home, he came out to greet you. Ex: like older brother that have a really late growth when he was young. Some features of the site may not work correctly. and ì^õxçsÁxX{. Wohlforth, William C. Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie settings. 2013. You are currently offline. In the field of political philosophy, Hobbes’s theory argues in favor of the concentration of power in the hand of a monarch in order to prevent the state of nature. Ikenberry, G. John We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Full text views reflects the number of PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views. * Views captured on Cambridge Core between . developed a new theory, ‘Power Preponderance’, that provides a deep Realist explanation of unipolarity. In his 1940 article, "War, Peace and the Balance of Power", Frederick L. Schuman included a chapter titled "Necessity for Preponderance of Power". He growth really fast when you gone to college for a year. Friedman, Benjamin H. However, this article claims that checks and balances are important not … Logan, Justin Power Preponderance argues that would-be rivals to the US are not balancing against it because they are dissuaded from doing so by geopolitical and structural factors, rather than because they love the US or are cowed by it. You did your usual because you left the dominant Alpha. 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In the field of theories of international relations, power preponderan- ce theory argues that power preponderance of one country prevents interna- tional wars. Usage data cannot currently be displayed. and This article shows why the central analytical claim of Power Preponderance would be substantially enhanced by incorporating the logic of the nuclear revolution, but that its main policy recommendation – indefinite and magnanimous American preponderance – is undermined by the spectre of nuclear war. Brooks, Stephen G Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection. In the nuclear age, normative solutions to the problem of anarchy invariably gravitate toward the logic of a world state. Consequently, both theories justify American hegemony, arguing that hegemony does not only serve the best interest of the USA, but also the interest of world peace. This data will be updated every 24 hours. The theory of Power Preponderance put forward by Stephen Brooks and William Wohlforth is poised to replace structural balance-of-power theory as the leading American Realist interpretation of international politics. It argued: and Power Preponderance contends that balancing is not occurring because the US has achieved hegemonic domination over the system, making such a policy a losing proposition to any nation that might try it.8 Brooks View all Google Scholar citations