by Prof. Gordon L. Bowen, Ph.D.
Various models used by the Realist school of International Relations analysis to describe the structure of different international systems are depicted graphically on this webpage. They include:
the bipolar model,
the unipolar model,
the concept of stratification, and
a graphical depiction of the elements of state power in international relations.
The Bipolar Model
The Unipolar Model
The Multipolar Model
Stratification in the International System
Model of the elements of State power in international relations
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