Introduction to International Relations

Enduring Questions and Contemporary Perspectives

by Joseph Grieco, G. John Ikenberry and Michael Mastanduno

Chapter 13: Facing the Future: Six Visions of an Emerging International Order

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Outside resources

Video resources

  • Check out this video on the future of the liberal world order featuring author, John Ikenberry.
  • Take a look at this discussion, also featuring Professor Ikenberry, on whether the West or the East will be dominant in the century ahead.

Primary sources and further learning

  • Read this piece from the Carnegie Endowment on the likelihood of a future bipolar system, the rise of China, and the importance of balancing and alliances.
  • Check out this story on the 2014 Ukraine crisis and what it means for the Clash of Civilizations thesis.

Games and activities

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