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Why the West still rules

Oliver Stuenkel 24 February 2013

Review: "The Art of Power Maintenance: How Western States Keep the Lead in Global Institutions" by Robert Wade (Challenge, vol. 56, no. 1, January/February 2013, pp. 5–39)

The West is in decline and the world is becoming more multipolar. As a consequence, emerging powers such as China, Brazil and India are claiming for more power within international institutions. The questions of how existing institutions can adapt to new realities, and whether we need new structures to respond to recent changes, are among the defining puzzles of our time.
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Bond, Patrick (2013) Scrambling for Africa: The BRICS come to Durban what we can expect from the March 2013 summit of subimperial powers.  : 1-25.
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Chase-Dunn, Christopher (2006) Contemporary Semiperipheral Development: the Regimes and the Movements. Paper to be presented at the Santa Barbara Global Studies Conference session on "Rising Powers: Reproduction or Transformation?" February 22 – 23, 2013 : 1-19.
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Panitch, Leo (2011) American Empire, Capitalist Crisis and the Global South . Keynote speech to the Society for Socialist Studies : 1-10.
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Wade, Robert (2013) The United States and the World: The Art of Power Maintenance . www.postwesternworld.com January–February: 5-39.
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