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By T. V. Paul

Because the international enters the 3rd decade of the twenty-first century, far-reaching adjustments are inclined to happen. China, Russia, India, and Brazil, and maybe others, tend to come to be contenders for worldwide management roles. conflict as a system-changing mechanism is incredible, on condition that it's going to increase into nuclear clash and the destruction of the planet. it really is for this reason crucial that policymakers in verified in addition to emerging states devise concepts to permit transitions with out resorting to struggle, yet dominant theories of diplomacy contend that significant adjustments within the process are commonly attainable simply via violent clash. This quantity asks no matter if peaceable lodging of emerging powers is feasible within the replaced foreign context, in particular opposed to the backdrop of intensified globalization. by way of old situations, it argues that peaceable switch is feasible via powerful long term thoughts at the a part of either established order and emerging powers.

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Accommodation of a rising state is rare, though it can occur when there is a common enemy. Finally, territorial expansion and geographic conquest often succeed and pay. For defensive or positional realists, security in the international system is plentiful. 26 Defensive realists maintain that the international system encourages the major states, including the rising BRICS, to pursue moderate and restrained behavior, and provides few incentives for territorial expansion. A security-seeking BRICS state could be accepted as a legitimate stakeholder in the international system.

In Rising States, Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance, eds. Alan S. Alexandroff and Andrew F. Cooper (Washington, DC: Brookings, 2010), 128–50. Charles A. Kupchan, No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). 120 on Mon Aug 29 00:40:17 BST 2016. 001 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2016 The accommodation of rising powers in world politics 29 Research questions I. Is violent conflict among established great powers and aspiring great powers inevitable as a prelude to power transitions?

Alexandroff and Andrew F. Cooper (Washington, DC: Brookings, 2010), 128–50. Charles A. Kupchan, No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). 120 on Mon Aug 29 00:40:17 BST 2016. 001 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2016 The accommodation of rising powers in world politics 29 Research questions I. Is violent conflict among established great powers and aspiring great powers inevitable as a prelude to power transitions?

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