The Behavioral Origins of War

The Behavioral Origins of War

by D. Scott Bennett, Allan C. Stam III
     
 


The first thorough empirical appraisal of the different explanations for international conflict
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The first thorough empirical appraisal of the different explanations for international conflict

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ISBN-13:
9780472098446
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Preface & Acknowledgments
1Toward a Better Understanding of Theories of International Conflict1
2Comparative Hypothesis Testing and Some Limits to Knowledge15
3Choosing and Testing the Arguments: The Practice and Pitfalls of Comparative Hypothesis Testing35
4Arguments and Operational Measures70
5Findings107
6Assessing a Model's Reliability across Space and Time165
7Conclusion200
App. AData Development and Cumulation for International Relations: EUGene223
App. BMeasuring Expected Utility232
Notes249
Bibliography257
Index277

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