HORIZONTAL ASPECT OF BALANCING OF POWER IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Petar Popović ; University of Donja Gorica, Donja Gorica, Podgorica, Montenegro Fulltext: pdf (144 KB), Croatian, Pages 58 – 83

Abstracts The author generic cialis online analyzes the concept of balance of power in International Relations through critical overview of Realist tradition (both Classical

and scientific), and its horizontal understanding of balancing of power as a principle per se. The first part analyzes the pessimistic phase (Classical Realism), with the price of cialis costco emphasis on the works of H.J. Morgenthau, who promoted the balance of power as a principle per canadian drugstore viagra se in the hands of international power politics. online viagra In the second part, the scientific phase (Neorealism) empirically establishes the value-free balance of power concept in International Relations. By examining materialism and empiricism latisse canada online pharmacy of Realism, in the third part the author indicates the limitations of the horizontal approach as a consequence of permanently ignoring the vertical aspect: ideational approach and norms and rules as the first principle of international system of society of states.

Keywords Balance of Power; Horizontal Aspect; Realism; Empiricism; Anarchy