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Handbook of War Studies (Routledge Revivals)

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Informationen zum Autor Manus I. Midlarsky Klappentext First published in 1989, the Handbook of War Studies offers a systematic overview of empirically based theories of international conflict. In this definitive sourcebook, leading scholars of international relations provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary theorries and methodological approaches to the study of war. This comprehensive volume will be essential reading for students and teachers of international relations, military and strategic studies, and war and peace studies. Zusammenfassung First published in 1989, the Handbook of War Studies offers a systematic overview of empirically based theories of international conflict. In this definitive sourcebook, leading scholars of international relations provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary theorries and methodological approaches to the study of war. This comprehensive volume will be essential reading for students and teachers of international relations, military and strategic studies, and war and peace studies. Inhaltsverzeichnis Part I Structure-Based Theories of War 1. System structure, decision processes, and the incidence of international war 2. Long cycles and global war 3. Heirachical equilibria and the long-run instability of multipolar systems 4. Power cycle theory of systems structure and stability: commonalities and complementaries 5. The logic and study of the diffusion of international conflict Part II Minimally Dyadic Theories of War 6. The contribution of expected-utility theory to the study of international conflict 7. The power transition: A retrospective and prospective evaluation 8. Arms races, the conflict spiral, the onset of war 9. Richarsonian arms race models Part III State-centered theories of war 10. Public opinion and national security policy: relationships and impacts 11. The diversionary theory of war: a critique 12. Lateral pressure in international relations ...

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Part I Structure-Based Theories of War 1. System structure, decision processes, and the incidence of international war 2. Long cycles and global war 3. Heirachical equilibria and the long-run instability of multipolar systems 4. Power cycle theory of systems structure and stability: commonalities and complementaries 5. The logic and study of the diffusion of international conflict Part II Minimally Dyadic Theories of War 6. The contribution of expected-utility theory to the study of international conflict 7. The power transition: A retrospective and prospective evaluation 8. Arms races, the conflict spiral, the onset of war 9. Richarsonian arms race models Part III State-centered theories of war 10. Public opinion and national security policy: relationships and impacts 11. The diversionary theory of war: a critique 12. Lateral pressure in international relations

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Manus I. Midlarsky

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Authors Midlarsky Manus, Manus I. Midlarsky, Manus I Midlarsky, Manus I. Midlarsky, MIDLARSKY MANUS I
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd.
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 29.11.2011
 
EAN 9780415611008
ISBN 978-0-415-61100-8
No. of pages 398
Series Routledge Revivals
Routledge Revivals
Subjects Social sciences, law, business > Political science > Political science and political education

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