Table of contents for American power and world order / Christian Reus-Smit.


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	Contents
Preface											i
Introduction										1
1. The Idealism of Preponderance							13
	
	The shock of the new
	
	The struggle for understanding
	The idealism of preponderance
2. The Alchemy of Power								46
	Two ideas of power
	The neo-conservative theory of power
	Achilles' three heels
	A social conception of power
	"The paradox of hegemony"
3. The Real World									79
	"Remembrance of things past"
	Worlds apart
	Challenges of a global order
4. The Ethics of Moralists								116
	Revisionist politics in a complex global order
	Existing arguments
	A framework for judgment
	The ethics of moralists
5. Coercion and Exit									153
							
	American diplomacy
	Global Order
	Specters of Rome and Athens
Notes
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Foreign relations 2001-Unilateral acts (International law)Balance of power, World politics 1995-2005