Between Peace And War

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When is war is the result of a nation's deliberate decision to advance its vital interests by force of arms? When is it brought about by miscalculation? What causes policy-makers to misjudge the consequences of their actions? This book takes up these and other questions in a comparative study of the origins, politics, and outcomes of international crisis based on data from 27 historical cases.

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Overview

When is war is the result of a nation's deliberate decision to advance its vital interests by force of arms? When is it brought about by miscalculation? What causes policy-makers to misjudge the consequences of their actions? This book takes up these and other questions in a comparative study of the origins, politics, and outcomes of international crisis based on data from 27 historical cases.

"Lebow has produced a significant work on international crises and their relationship to international politics. Students of international relations should find this volume highly refreshing and informative.

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American Political Science Review - Jerel A. Rosati
Lebow has produced a significant work on international crises and their relationship to international politics. His integration of history and international relations theory is particularly laudatory, and he draws some important conclusions concerning deterrence theory and crisis management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801832475
  • Publisher: Hopkins Fulfillment Service
  • Publication date: 3/19/1984
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.82 (d)

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