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Title Theories of war and peace : an international security reader / edited by Michael E. Brown [and others].
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1998.

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Series International security readers
International security readers.
Subject International relations.
Security, International.
Peace.
Alt Name Brown, Michael E.
Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 566 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Back to the future: instability in Europe after the Cold War / John J. Mearsheimer -- Offense, defense, and the causes of war / Stephen Van Evera -- Realists as optimists: cooperation as self-help / Charles L. Glaser -- How liberalism produces democratic peace / John M. Owen -- Kant or cant: the myth of the democratic peace / Christopher Layne -- Democratization and the danger of war / Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder -- Hypotheses on nationalism and war / Stephen Van Evera -- Containing fear: the origins and management of ethnic conflict / David A. Lake and Donald Rothchild -- The false promise of international institutions / John J. Mearsheimer -- The problems of institutionalist theory / Robert O. Keohane and Lisa L. Martin -- The promise of collective security / Charles A. Kupchan and Clifford A. Kupchan -- The false premise of realism / John Gerard Ruggie -- Constructing international politics / Alexander Wendt -- A realist reply / John J. Mearsheimer -- Is war obsolete? A review essay / Carl Kaysen -- Economic interdependence and war: a theory of trade expectations / Dale C. Copeland -- Environmental scarcities and violent conflict: evidence from cases / Thomas F. Homer-Dixon -- The utility of force in a world of scarcity / John Orme.
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Summary Back to the future: instability in Europe after the Cold War / John J. Mearsheimer -- Offense, defense, and the causes of war / Stephen Van Evera -- Realists as optimists: cooperation as self-help / Charles L. Glaser -- How liberalism produces democratic peace / John M. Owen -- Kant or cant: the myth of the democratic peace / Christopher Layne -- Democratization and the danger of war / Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder -- Hypotheses on nationalism and war / Stephen Van Evera -- Containing fear: the origins and management of ethnic conflict / David A. Lake and Donald Rothchild -- The false promise of international institutions / John J. Mearsheimer -- The problems of institutionalist theory / Robert O. Keohane and Lisa L. Martin -- The promise of collective security / Charles A. Kupchan and Clifford A. Kupchan -- The false premise of realism / John Gerard Ruggie -- Constructing international politics / Alexander Wendt -- A realist reply / John J. Mearsheimer -- Is war obsolete? A review essay / Carl Kaysen -- Economic interdependence and war: a theory of trade expectations / Dale C. Copeland -- Environmental scarcities and violent conflict: evidence from cases / Thomas F. Homer-Dixon -- The utility of force in a world of scarcity / John Orme.
ISBN 0585069816 (electronic bk.)
9780585069814 (electronic bk.)
0262522527
OCLC # 42922463
Additional Format Print version: Theories of war and peace. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1998 0262522527 (DLC) 98021051 (OCoLC)38948439
Table of Contents
 The Contributors 
 Acknowledgments 
 Preface 
Pt. IRealist Theories of War and Peace / Sean M. Lynn-Jones 
  Back to the Future: Instability in Europe after the Cold War / John J. Mearsheimer3
  Offense, Defense, and the Causes of War / Stephen Van Evera55
  Realists as Optimists: Cooperation as Self-Help / Charles L. Glaser94
Pt. IIDemocracy and War 
  How Liberalism Produces Democratic Peace / John M. Owen137
  Kant or Cant: The Myth of the Democratic Peace / Christopher Layne176
  Democratization and the Danger of War / Edward D. Mansfield, Jack Snyder221
Pt. IIINationalism, Ethnicity, and War 
  Hypotheses on Nationalism and War / Stephen Van Evera257
  Containing Fear: The Origins and Management of Ethnic Conflict / David A. Lake, Donald Rothchild292
Pt. IVInternational Institutions, War, and Peace 
  The False Promise of International Institutions / John J. Mearsheimer329
  The Promise of Institutionalist Theory / Robert O. Keohane, Lisa L. Martin384
  The Promise of Collective Security / Charles A. Kupchan, Clifford A. Kupchan397
  The False Premise of Realism / John Gerard Ruggie407
  Constructing International Politics / Alexander Wendt416
  A Realist Reply / John J. Mearsheimer427
Pt. VWar and Peace in a Changing International System 
  Is War Obsolete? A Review Essay / Carl Kaysen441
  Economic Interdependence and War: A Theory of Trade Expectations / Dale C. Copeland464
  Environmental Scarcities and Violent Conflict: Evidence from Cases / Thomas F. Homer-Dixon501
  The Utility of Force in a World of Scarcity / John Orme537



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