Michael Poulshock, "Power Structures in International Politics" (Low 8, 2023)


Power Structures in International Politics (Low 8, 2023) presents an original perspective on the dynamics underlying world events, approaching international relations through the lens of computational science. It explains how states accumulate political power and how this competition leads to resource conflict, coalition building, imperialism, the balance of power, and global instability. Written in an engaging and accessible style with over a hundred illustrations, the book will appeal to a wide audience interested in geopolitics, international relations, and quantitative science.

Power Structures in International Politics was listed as one of the best new political science books to read in 2024 by BookAuthority!

Michael Poulshock is a lawyer, software engineer, and technology manager.

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