See Obama administration, “The National Security Strategy of the United States of America,” Washington, D.C.: The White House, September 2002.
For a survey of debates about rising states and global governance, see
Acharya, Amitav, ed., Why Govern? Rethinking Demand and Progress in Global Governance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Carr, E. H., The Twenty Years’ Crisis, 1919–1939: An Introduction to the Study of International Relations (London: Macmillan, 1951);
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Wohlforth, William, “The Stability of a Unipolar World,” International Security
24, no. 1 (1999).
Strange, Susan, “The Persistent Myth of Lost Hegemony,” International Organization
41, no. 4 (1987), pp. 551–74; and
Strange, Susan, States and Markets: An Introduction to International Political Economy (London: Pinter Publishers, 1988).
For a discussion of the goals and interests of rising states, see
Schweller, Randall, “Managing the Rise of Great Powers: History and Theory,” in Johnston, Alastair Iain and Ross, Robert S., eds., Engaging China: The Management of an Emerging Power (Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge, 1999), pp. 1–31
Kissinger, Henry, World Order (New York: Penguin Press, 2014), p. 27.
Ikenberry, G. John, Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011).
Piccone, Ted, Five Rising Democracies and the Fate of the International Liberal Order (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 2016), p. 5.
Ruggie, John G., ed., Multilateralism Matters: The Theory and Praxis of an Institutional Form (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993), p. 11.
Miles Kahler, “Conservative Globalizers: Reconsidering the Rise of the West,” World Political Review, February 2, 2016. See, also, Miles Kahler, “Who Is Liberal Now? Rising Powers and Global Norms,” in Acharya, Why Govern?
See G. John Ikenberry and Darren Lim, “China's Emerging Institutional Statecraft: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Prospects for Counter-Hegemony,” Brookings Institution Report (Project on International Order and Strategy), Washington, D.C., April 2017.