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Debating the Democratic Peace

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ISBN-10: 0262522136

ISBN-13: 9780262522137

Edition: 1996

Authors: Michael E. Brown, Steven E. Miller, Sean M. Lynn-Jones

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Are democracies less likely to go to war than other kinds of states? This question is of tremendous importance in both academic and policy-making circles and one that has been debated by political scientists for years. The Clinton administration, in particular, has argued that the United States should endeavor to promote democracy around the world. This timely reader includes some of the most influential articles in the debate that have appeared in the journal International Securityduring the past two years, adding two seminal pieces published elsewhere to make a more balanced and complete collection, suitable for classroom use.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 5/10/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 414
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

The Contributors
Acknowledgments
Preface
The Case for the Democratic Peace
Kant, Liberal Legacies, and Foreign Affairs
The Fact of Democratic Peace
Why Democratic Peace?
How Liberalism Produces Democratic Peace
The Case Against the Democratic Peace
Kant or Cant: The Myth of the Democratic Peace
The Insignificance of the Liberal Peace
Polities and Peace
The Subjectivity of the "Democratic" Peace: Changing U.S. Perceptions of Imperial Germany
Democratization and the Danger of War
Point and Counterpoint
The Democratic Peace - And Yet It Moves
The Liberal Peace - And Yet it Squirms
On the Democratic Peace
Reflections on the Liberal Peace and its Critics
Michael Doyle on the Democratic Peace - Again
Suggestions for Further Reading