Theories of War and Peace

ISBN-10: 0262522527

ISBN-13: 9780262522526

Edition: 1998

Authors: Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Cote

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What causes war? How can wars be prevented? Modern scholarship has made progress toward developing more sophisticated and more useful theories on the causes and prevention of war. These essays were written by scholars writing in the late 1990s.
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List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 604
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Michael E. Brown is Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.

The Contributors
Realist Theories of War and Peace
Back to the Future: Instability in Europe after the Cold War
Offense, Defense, and the Causes of War
Realists as Optimists: Cooperation as Self-Help
Democracy and War
How Liberalism Produces Democratic Peace
Kant or Cant: The Myth of the Democratic Peace
Democratization and the Danger of War
Nationalism, Ethnicity, and War
Hypotheses on Nationalism and War
Containing Fear: The Origins and Management of Ethnic Conflict
International Institutions, War, and Peace
The False Promise of International Institutions
The Promise of Institutionalist Theory
The Promise of Collective Security
The False Premise of Realism
Constructing International Politics
A Realist Reply
War and Peace in a Changing International System
Is War Obsolete? A Review Essay
Economic Interdependence and War: A Theory of Trade Expectations
Environmental Scarcities and Violent Conflict: Evidence from Cases
The Utility of Force in a World of Scarcity
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