SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF PEACE AND WAR: A TEXT READER / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$18.06
(Save 35%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (17) from $1.99   
  • New (11) from $20.01   
  • Used (6) from $1.99   

Overview

This widely used and acclaimed text reader brings together some of the best work on the onset of war, the expansion of war, the conditions of peace, and the termination and impact of war. Editorial commentary on the major findings and the statistical analysis used in each study teaches students how to read the article so that they can become literate in social science methods. A learning package in the appendix provides a programmed text to teach students how to interpret tables, read basic statistics, and conduct elementary data analysis. Correlates of War data on European countries is provided, and a methodological table of contents allows instructors to assign articles from the easiest (simple percentages) to the most advanced (time series and formal modeling).

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739100721
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

John A. Vasquez is Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of The War Puzzle and The Power of Power Politics, coauthor (with Richard Mansbach) of In Search of Theory, and editor of Classics of International Relations. Marie T. Henehan is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Foreign Policy and Congress: An International Relations Perspective.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

chapter 1 Facets in the Onset of War: Alliance Formation and War Behavior chapter 2 Capability Distribution, Uncertainty, and Major Power War, 1820-1965 chapter 3 Armaments and Escalation chapter 4 Arms Races and Escalation chapter 5 When Will They Ever Learn? Coercive Bargaining in Recurrent Crises chapter 6 Excerpts from The War Trap chapter 7 The Expansion of War: Alliances and the Expansion of War chapter 8 Bipolarity and War chapter 9 Preventing Systemic War chapter 10 Peace and the Global Institutional Context: Universalism vs. Particularism chapter 11 The Termination and Impact of War: War Power and the Willingness to Suffer chapter 12 The Costs of Major Wars chapter 13 War Making and State Making chapter 14 Conclusion: The Steps to War chapter 15 Appendix: Applying Scientific Method to the Study of War: The Scientific Study of War chapter 16 Bibliographical Essay chapter 17 References chapter 18 Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)