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Polarity Analysis and Collective Perceptions of Power: The Need for a New Approach

Zala, Benjamin


The literature on the current global order is confused over its polarity. Depictions of a current multipolarity are found alongside discussions of the longevity of US-led unipolarity, while others point to the early stages of US–Sino-dominated bipolarity. These competing visions of the interstate order sit uneasily within the existing literature that both defines polarity in terms of the distribution of material capabilities and makes system-level predictions based on the assumption that all...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Global Security Studies
DOI: 10.1093/jogss/ogw025


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