Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Looking for BalanceChina, the United States, and Power Balancing in East Asia$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Steve Chan

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780804778206

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804778206.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM STANFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Stanford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in SSO for personal use (for details see http://www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 21 January 2018

Growth, Trust, and Historical Comparisons

Growth, Trust, and Historical Comparisons

Chapter:
(p.164) 6 Growth, Trust, and Historical Comparisons
Source:
Looking for Balance
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804778206.003.0006

This chapter examines the sources of changing balance of power. It addresses the issue of how increased power affects a state's disposition to trust others and how its own actions are likely to affect others' disposition to trust it. The chapter discusses the communication which states can undertake to reassure each other that they are interested in protecting their security rather than expanding their power and the policy ensemble available to a declining power. It also considers the so-called power transition theory and provides historical comparison of several instances of changes in balance of power.

Keywords:   balance of power, trust, policy ensemble, declining power, power transition theory

Stanford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.