Unanswered Threats: Political Constraints on the Balance of Power / Edition 1 by Randall L. Schweller | 9780691124254 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Unanswered Threats: Political Constraints on the Balance of Power / Edition 1

Unanswered Threats: Political Constraints on the Balance of Power / Edition 1

by Randall L. Schweller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691124256

ISBN-13: 9780691124254

Pub. Date: 02/13/2006

Publisher: Princeton University Press

"Schweller's argument is highly nuanced, clever and persuasive."—Colin Elman, Arizona State University

"Unanswered Threats makes noteworthy contributions to international security studies and conveys them in flowing, accessible prose."—William Wohlforth, Dartmouth College

Overview

"Schweller's argument is highly nuanced, clever and persuasive."—Colin Elman, Arizona State University

"Unanswered Threats makes noteworthy contributions to international security studies and conveys them in flowing, accessible prose."—William Wohlforth, Dartmouth College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691124254
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
02/13/2006
Series:
Princeton Studies in International History and Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations     ix
Preface     xi
Introduction: Balance of Power and the Puzzle of Underbalancing Behavior     1
Prudence in Managing Changes in the Balance of Power     22
A Theory of Underbalancing: A Neoclassical Realist Explanation     46
Great-Power Case Studies: Interwar France and Britain, and France, 1877-1913     69
Small-Power Case Studies: Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, and the War of the Triple Alliance, 1864-1870     85
Why Are States So Timid? State Coherence and Expansion in the Age of Mass Politics     103
Notes     131
Bibliography     153
Index     165

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