Debating the Democratic Peace / Edition 1

Debating the Democratic Peace / Edition 1

by Michael E. Brown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0262522136

ISBN-13: 9780262522137

Pub. Date: 05/10/1996

Publisher: MIT Press

Are democracies less likely to go to war than other kinds of states? This question is of tremendous importance in both academic and policy-making circles and one that has been debated by political scientists for years. The Clinton administration, in particular, has argued that the United States should endeavor to promote democracy around the world. This timely

Overview

Are democracies less likely to go to war than other kinds of states? This question is of tremendous importance in both academic and policy-making circles and one that has been debated by political scientists for years. The Clinton administration, in particular, has argued that the United States should endeavor to promote democracy around the world. This timely reader includes some of the most influential articles in the debate that have appeared in the journal
International Security during the past two years, adding two seminal pieces published elsewhere to make a more balanced and complete collection,
suitable for classroom use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262522137
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
05/10/1996
Series:
International Security Readers
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.12(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I.
The Case for Democratic Peace
Kant, Liberal Legacies, and Foreign Affairs
Michael W. Doyle
The Fact of Democratic Peace
Bruce Russett
Why Democratic Peace?
Bruce Russett
How Liberalism Produces Democratic Peace
John M.Owen
Part II
The Case against the Democratic Peace
Kant or Cant: The Myth of the Democratic Peace
Christopher Layne
The Insignificance of the Liberal Peace
David E. Spiro
Polities and Peace
Henry S. Farber and Joanne Gowa
The Subjectivity of the "Democratic" Peace: Changing U.S. Perceptions of
Imperial Germany
Ido Oren
Democratization and the Danger of War
Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder
Part III
Point and Counterpoint
The Democratic Peace And Yet It Moves
Bruce Russett
The Liberal Peace And Yet It Squirms
David E. Spiro
On the Democratic Peace
Christopher Layne
Reflections on the Liberal Peace and Its Critics
Michael W. Doyle

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