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USA som hård, mjuk och smart makt -En studie av amerikansk utrikespolitik i mellanöstern

Eriksson, Johannes (2008)
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This essay is built upon the thoughts of Joseph S. Nye concerning power, and the different ways of exercising that power. The characteristics of Nye's theories are the thoughts about the second face of power, or what he describes as the soft power. The essay seeks to examine what kind of power the US has been in their work for non-proliferation and democracy promotion in the Middle East. It also seeks to find what it is that makes the US to choose to exercise the specific powers. It looks at six different cases from uses of soft, hard and smart power in the Middle East, of which three of them counts as cases of successful power exercise while the other three are considered as cases of failures in the exercise of power. The conclusion lays... (More)
This essay is built upon the thoughts of Joseph S. Nye concerning power, and the different ways of exercising that power. The characteristics of Nye's theories are the thoughts about the second face of power, or what he describes as the soft power. The essay seeks to examine what kind of power the US has been in their work for non-proliferation and democracy promotion in the Middle East. It also seeks to find what it is that makes the US to choose to exercise the specific powers. It looks at six different cases from uses of soft, hard and smart power in the Middle East, of which three of them counts as cases of successful power exercise while the other three are considered as cases of failures in the exercise of power. The conclusion lays down that the different types of relationships the US has towards its objects is very important in the choice of power to exercise. The different nature of the relationship is also important for the outcome of the exercise, whether it is exercised towards a friend or a foe. (Less)
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Eriksson, Johannes
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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USA, hård makt, mjuk makt, demokratispridning, antispridning, mellanöstern, Peace and conflict research, polemology, Freds- och konfliktforskning
language
Swedish
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1317051
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2008-06-16
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  abstract     = {This essay is built upon the thoughts of Joseph S. Nye concerning power, and the different ways of exercising that power. The characteristics of Nye's theories are the thoughts about the second face of power, or what he describes as the soft power. The essay seeks to examine what kind of power the US has been in their work for non-proliferation and democracy promotion in the Middle East. It also seeks to find what it is that makes the US to choose to exercise the specific powers. It looks at six different cases from uses of soft, hard and smart power in the Middle East, of which three of them counts as cases of successful power exercise while the other three are considered as cases of failures in the exercise of power. The conclusion lays down that the different types of relationships the US has towards its objects is very important in the choice of power to exercise. The different nature of the relationship is also important for the outcome of the exercise, whether it is exercised towards a friend or a foe.},
  author       = {Eriksson, Johannes},
  keyword      = {USA,hård makt,mjuk makt,demokratispridning,antispridning,mellanöstern,Peace and conflict research, polemology,Freds- och konfliktforskning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {USA som hård, mjuk och smart makt -En studie av amerikansk utrikespolitik i mellanöstern},
  year         = {2008},
}