Major Powers and the Quest for Status in International Politics

Global and Regional Perspectives

  • Thomas J. Volgy
  • Renato Corbetta
  • Keith A. Grant
  • Ryan G. Baird

Part of the Evolutionary Processes in World Politics book series (EPWP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Thomas J. Volgy, Renato Corbetta, Keith A. Grant, Ryan G. Baird
    Pages 1-26
  3. Bertrand Badie
    Pages 97-113
  4. Kirssa Cline, Patrick Rhamey, Alexis Henshaw, Alesia Sedziaka, Aakriti Tandon, Thomas J. Volgy
    Pages 133-157
  5. Monica Herz
    Pages 159-179
  6. Rajesh Basrur
    Pages 181-202
  7. Renato Corbetta, Thomas J. Volgy, Ryan G. Baird, Keith A. Grant
    Pages 203-224
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 225-242

About this book


This book explores the effects and consequences of major global power and major regional power status attribution on the foreign policies of states striving for such status and the consequences of status differentiation for the international system and the post-Cold War international order.


Cold War conflict geopolitics politics world order

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas J. Volgy
    • 1
  • Renato Corbetta
    • 2
  • Keith A. Grant
    • 3
  • Ryan G. Baird
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Government and Public PolicyUniversity of ArizonaUSA
  2. 2.Department of GovernmentUniversity of Alabama-BirminghamUSA
  3. 3.Bucknell UniversityUSA
  4. 4.Warfare Analysis CenterUSA

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