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Brexit, Trump, and sharp/soft power

*** NEW TOPIC READINGS***

For the National Endowment for Democracy report on sharp power, please click here. (There is an Executive Summary on pages 6-7. Please also read the introduction, pages 8-25).

For a short response to the concept of sharp power from Joseph Nye in Foreign Affairs, please click here.

For a brief critical response from a Chinese perspective, please click here.

*There are also thousands of newspaper articles about Cambridge Analytica and related phenomena, since the story broke into the mainstream.

For an early (2017) article on the role of Cambridge Analytica in Brexit and the US election, please click in particular here.

For an article by Joseph Nye on public diplomacy and soft power, please click here.

 

 

 

For the Intro to the Acharya book, please click here.

For Chapter One of the Acharya book, please click here.

For Chapter Two of the Acharya book, please click here.

 

 

 

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2017

Tuesday December 12th

For two readings on the spiral model, please click here (chapter one) and here (chapter two).

For a reading from Borzel and Risse on norm diffusion, please click here.

For a Bacon ppt presentation on the above two readings, please click here.

Tuesday December 5th

For an article discussing ‘cascading activation’ theory, please click here.

For an article explaining Strategic Narrative Theory (SNT), please click here.

Tuesday November 28th

Required reading: For an article on NATO-Japan relations which uses Strategic Narrative Theory, please click here.

Recommended reading: For an article explaining Strategic Narrative Theory (SNT), please click here.

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For Elena’s reading, please click here.

For Elena’s ppt., please click here.

For Pagna’s suggested text, please click here.

For Pagna’s ppt., please click here.

For Shadow’s reading, please click here (excerpts from Buzan book) and for Paul’s suggestion, click here (article on the Asia and RSCT theory).

For Shadow’s ppt., please click here.

For Gaby’s readings, please click here for the Science and Technology Relations Document and here for the Commission communication.

Please read all of the first reading (6 pages), and up until page 20, the end of chapter 3, in the second reading.

For Gaby’s ppt., please click here.

For Jinkai’s readings, please click here and here. Please be sure to read the first reading, and read the second if you can. (Both are quite short).

For Jingkai’s ppt., please click here.

 

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For the Bacon and Hobson book on the Japanese Triple Disaster and Human Security, please click here.

For the Bacon, Mayer and Nakamura EU-Japan book, please click here.

 

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