Chapter 5. From Universal Comparisons to Country Profiles

  1. Andrei Melville

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327540.ch5

Political Atlas of the Modern World

Political Atlas of the Modern World

How to Cite

Melville, A. (2010) From Universal Comparisons to Country Profiles, in Political Atlas of the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327540.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335804

Online ISBN: 9781444327540

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Keywords:

  • from universal comparisons - to country profiles;
  • Political Atlas, employing first kind of tool;
  • United States - in multidimensional classifications;
  • US, leading global stateness rating - absolute result of 10 points;
  • Germany in multidimensional classifications - Germany's stateness, matter of envy for other countries;
  • France, doing well in terms of quality of life - country with over 60 million;
  • China, among world stateness leaders - twelfth position in rating of stateness;
  • India and threats - undermining country's position in rating of external and internal threats;
  • Brazil, irrefutable regional leaders - cumulative economic and technological potential;
  • North Korea in multidimensional classifications - North Korea, facing challenges and threats

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The United States in Multidimensional Classifications

  • The United Kingdom in Multidimensional Classifications

  • Germany in Multidimensional Classifications

  • France in Multidimensional Classifications

  • Japan in Multidimensional Classifications

  • China in Multidimensional Classifications

  • India in Multidimensional Classifications

  • Brazil in Multidimensional Classifications

  • North Korea in Multidimensional Classifications

  • Myanmar in Multidimensional Classifications

  • Russia and Other Post-Communist States in Multidimensional Classifications