Security Without War: A Post-Cold War Foreign Policy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813318844
  • Publisher: Westview Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1993
  • Pages: 318
  • Lexile: 1720L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Cold War Policies in a Post-Cold War World 3
Toward a New View of Security 10
Organization of the Book 21
1 New Security Threats 25
Military Threats 26
Political Threats 31
Economic Threats 33
Environmental Threats 35
A Comprehensive Security Policy 38
2 The Limits to Force 41
The Folly of U.S. Intervention 41
The Recent Record for Other Users of Force 51
Force as a Last Resort 53
3 The Dangers of Arms Races 55
The Controlled Arms Race 55
The War Risks of the Controlled Arms Race 58
Political Insecurity 66
Economic Insecurity 68
Environmental Insecurity 73
Security Without Arms Races 76
4 The Political Roots of Conflict 81
Strong Democracy and Interstate Peace 82
Strong Democracy and Intrastate Peace 85
Promoting Strong Democracy Abroad 90
Promoting Strong Democracy at Home 96
Perpetual Peace 103
5 The Resource Roots of Conflict 105
The Connections Between Resources and Conflict 105
Alternative Resource Policies 112
Security Through Sustainability 119
6 The Economic Roots of Conflict 123
The Bretton Woods Economic Order 124
The Insecurities of Cold War Liberalism 125
Security Through Development 133
Conversion Planning 140
7 Conflict Resolution 143
Bilateral Cooperation 145
International Norms 148
International Regimes 151
Global Institutions 156
The End of History? 161
8 Nonprovocative Defense 165
The European Offensive Arms Race 165
The Advantages of NPD 168
Components of NPD 171
Criticisms of NPD 175
NPD Today 178
9 Collective Security 181
UN Collective Security 183
Defensive Collective Security 187
10 Control of Nuclear Weapons 193
Deep Arms Control 194
Denuclearization 205
Making Disarmament Possible 211
11 Grassroots Participation 219
What Citizens Can Do for Peace 219
Municipal Foreign Policies 224
12 A Genuine New World Order 233
A Practical Vision 233
A Resilient Security System 235
National and International Savings 242
Other Security Threats 245
Choices for the Future 251
Notes 255
Annotated Bibliography 297
List of Acronyms 303
About the Book and Authors 305
Index 307
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