Scientific Study of Peace and War A Text Reader
Edition: 1999 (Reprint)
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Description: The contributors of this book suggest methodologies for a systematic analysis of historical examples, using controlled observation, the collection of evidence, and careful inferences.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 3/28/1999
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
|Introduction: Studying War Scientifically|
|Factors in the Onset of War|
|Alliance Formation and War Behavior: An Analysis of the Great Powers, 1495-1975|
|Capability Distribution, Uncertainty, and Major Power War, 1820-1965|
|Armaments and Escalation: Two Competing Hypotheses|
|Arms Races and Escalation: A Closer Look|
|When Will They Ever Learn? Coercive Bargaining in Recurrent Crises|
|Excerpts from The War Trap|
|The Expansion of War|
|Alliances and the Expansion of War|
|Bipolarity and War: The Role of Capability Concentration and Alliance Patterns among Major Powers, 1816-1965|
|Preventing Systemic War: Crisis Decision-Making amidst a Structure of Conflict Relationships|
|Peace and the Global Institutional Context|
|Universalism vs. Particularism: On the Limits of Major Power Order|
|The Termination and Impact of War|
|War Power and the Willingness to Suffer|
|The Costs of Major Wars: The Phoenix Factor|
|War Making and State Making: Governmental Expenditures, Tax Revenues, and Global Wars|
|The Steps to War: Toward a Scientific Explanation of Correlates of War Findings|
|Applying the Scientific Method to the Study of War|
|The Scientific Study of War: A Learning Package|
|About the Editors|