Conflict After the Cold War / Edition 2

Conflict After the Cold War / Edition 2

by Richard Betts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321081706

ISBN-13: 9780321081704

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Betts, Richard, Conflict After the Cold War, 2nd Edition*\ Assembled by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, this collection aims to help readers sort out the main debates concerning the possibility and place of war in the post-Cold War world. The essay in this collection outline contrasting arguments about the future of the post-Cold War world and…  See more details below

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Betts, Richard, Conflict After the Cold War, 2nd Edition*\ Assembled by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, this collection aims to help readers sort out the main debates concerning the possibility and place of war in the post-Cold War world. The essay in this collection outline contrasting arguments about the future of the post-Cold War world and puts them in philosophical and historical context. Professor Betts has framed the readings in a topically organized and ideologically balanced survey of the most relevant schools of thought, examining the arguments about what political, economic, social and military factors tend to cause war and whether such causes can be made obsolete. For those interested in the Cold War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321081704
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IIntroduction: Does War Have a Future?1
The End of History?5
Why We will Soon Miss the Cold War17
Pt. IIInternational Realism: Anarchy and Power33
The Melian Dialogue37
Doing Evil in Order to Do Good42
The State of Nature and the State of War47
Realism and Idealism51
The Origins of War in Neorealist Theory68
Hegemonic War and International Change75
Power, Culprits, and Arms87
Pt. IIIInternational Liberalism: Institutions and Cooperation99
Perpetual Peace103
Society and Anarchy in International Relations110
Power and Interdependence121
The Obsolescence of Major War128
Pt. IVPsychology and Culture: Unconscious Sources of Conflict and Conscious Norms141
The Moral Equivalent of War145
Why War?152
The Psychoanalysis of War160
Warfare Is Only in Invention - Not a Biological Necessity165
Anarchy Is What States Make of It170
Constructing Norms of Humanitarian Intervention191
The Clash of Civilizations?207
Pt. VEconomic: Interests and Interdependence225
Money Is Not the Sinews of War, Although It Is Generally So Considered229
The Great Illusion232
Paradise Is a Bazaar234
Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism242
Imperialism and Capitalism249
War as Policy258
Structural Causes and Economic Effects270
Trade and Power280
Pt. VIPolitics: Ideology and Identity293
Idealpolitik297
Liberalism and World Politics308
Nations and Nationalism324
Democratization and War335
Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil Wars348
The Troubled History of Partition366
Pt. VIIStrategy: Military Technology, Doctrine, and Stability375
Arms Races: Prerequisites and Results379
Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma400
1914 Revisited416
The Offensive/Defensive Balance of Military Technology429
Arms Control: The Historical Experience441
The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: More May Be Better451
Pt. VIIITransnational Tensions: Migration, Resources, and Environment463
Security, Stability, and Migration467
The War Over Water483
Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict493
Pt. IXConclusion: The Future Between Contending Forces509
A Revolution in Warfare511
The Risks of a Networked Military523
The Delusion of Impartial Intervention537
Power, Interdependence, and the Information Age548
Jihad Vs. McWorld558

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