Conflict after the Cold War Arguments on Causes of War and Peace

ISBN-10: 0205851754

ISBN-13: 9780205851751

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Richard K. Betts

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Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the selections in this reader will help students engage with key debates over the future of war and the new forms that violent conflict will take.
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List price: $61.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 2/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Richard K. Betts is director of the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and author of numerous books on military strategy and foreign policy. He has served on the National Commission on Terrorism, staffs of the Senate Intelligence Committee and National Security Council, and advisory panels for the Director of Central Intelligence.

Visions of War and Peace
The End of History?
Why We Will Soon Miss the Cold War
The Clash of Civilizations?
Economics Trumps Politics
International Realism: Anarchy and Power
The Melian Dialogue
Doing Evil in Order to Do Good
The State of Nature and the State of War
Realism and Idealism
The Origins of War in Neorealist Theory
Hegemonic War and International Change
Power, Culprits, and Arms
International Liberalism: Institutions and Cooperation
Perpetual Peace
Peace Through Arbitration
Community of Power vs. Balance of Power
Liberalism and World Politics
Power and Interdependence
Psychology: The Human Mind and International Conflict
Why War?
How Good People Do Bad Things
Why Hawks Win
War and Misperception
Culture: Customs, Norms, and Learning
Anarchy Is What States Make of It
Spirit, Standing, and Honor
Warfare Is Only an Invention�Not a Biological Necessity
The Obsolescence of Major War
Constructing Norms of Humanitarian Intervention
Men, Women, and War
Economics: Interests and Interdependence
Money Is Not the Sinews of War, Although It Is Generally So Considered
The Great Illusion
Paradise Is a Bazaar
Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism
Imperialism and Capitalism
War as Policy
Structural Causes and Economic Effects
Trade and Power
Politics: Ideology and Identity
Nations and Nationalism
Democratization and War
Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil Wars
The Troubled History of Partition
Military Technology, Strategy, and Stability
Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma
The Offensive/Defensive Balance of Military Technology
Arms Control: Historical Experience
The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: More May Be Better
Revolution, Unconventional Warfare, and Terrorism
The Strategic Logic of Terrorism
Religious Radicalism and Political Violence
Speech to the American People
Jihadi Networks of Terror
Science of Guerrilla Warfare
On Guerrilla Warfare
Patterns of Violence in World Politics
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency
Principles, Imperatives, and Paradoxes of Counterinsurgency
A Strategy of Tactics: The Folly of Counterinsurgency
New Threats and Strategies for Peace
Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict
A World of Liberty Under Law
China: Can the Next Superpower Rise Without War?
Peace Among Civilizations?
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