Security and sovereignty in the pacific

Tow W.T. (1991) Security and sovereignty in the pacific. Pacific Review, 4 4: 385-386. doi:10.1080/09512749108718946

Author Tow W.T.
Title Security and sovereignty in the pacific
Journal name Pacific Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1470-1332
Publication date 1991
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/09512749108718946
Volume 4
Issue 4
Start page 385
End page 386
Total pages 2
Subject 3305 Geography, Planning and Development
3312 Sociology and Political Science
Abstract William T. Tow is a senior lecturer in the department of government, University of Queensland, Brisbane. He is the author of Encountering the Dominant Player: U.S. Extended Deterrence Strategy in the Asia-Pacific (New York: Columbia University Press, 1991). As scholars and analysts come to terms with a world less focused on East-West strategic competition, they have become more inclined to search for alternative explanations to deterrence, which underscored postwar bipolarity, to explain current trends in international security. ‘Concert politics’, ‘collective security’, ‘interdependence’, ‘realism vs. idealism’ and other classical approaches to international relations usually introduced to first-year students in the field are once again in fashion. The politics of deterrence which underscored superpower politics during most of the postwar era is no longer thought to offer much understanding of the character of the evolving international system.
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