Dissolving Boundaries / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Dissolving Boundaries will explore whether and the extent towhich the boundaries between comparative politics and internationalrelations are and should be dissolved.
- Edited by the International Studies Association immediatepast-president Bruce Bueno de Mesquita.
- Explores the relationship between and the issues separatingcomparative politics and international relations.
About the Author
Suzanne Werner is currently an associate professor in thepolitical science department at Emory University specializing ininternational conflict. Werner received her B.A. from DukeUniversity and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. Werner’scurrent research interests include the causes of both the onset andthe termination of war. She has published in a variety of journalsincluding the American Journal of Political Science,International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of ConflictResolution, the Journal of Peace Research, andInternational Interactions, and is now working on a bookabout the consequences of war. She teaches a variety of classes atthe undergraduate and graduate level including classes on war andpolitics, international conflict resolution, the consequences ofwar, and formal modeling.
David R. Davis is an associate professor in the politicalscience department of Emory University teaching courses ininternational relations, human rights, political violence, andresearch methods. Davis earned a B.A. at the University of Marylandand a Ph. D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Davis hasserved as a visiting associate professor at Yale University and theUniversity of Washington. His research interests includeinternational relations, domestic politics and internationalconflict, political violence and ethnic conflict, defenseeconomics, and the political economy of development. Davis iscurrently working on research projects regarding the durableresolution of ethnic conflict, democratization and ethnic conflict,and crisis escalation and domestic-international conflictlinkages.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is a senior fellow at the HooverInstitution and the Silver Professor of Politics at New YorkUniversity. He is an expert on international conflict, foreignpolicy formation, and the peace process. His current researchfocuses on the links between political institutions, economicgrowth, and political stability. He is also investigating thecauses and consequences of international conflict as well asnational security policy forecasting and analysis.
Table of Contents
Part I: Dissolving Boundaries: An Introduction: SuzanneWerner, David Davis, and Bruce Bueno de Mesquita (Emory University,Emory University, Hoover Institution of Stanford University).
Part II: The Second Image Reversed and ReversedAgain:.
1. Reintegrating the Sub-Disciplines of International andComparative Politics: Bruce Russett (Yale University).
2. The Impact of External Threat on States and DomesticSocieties: Manus I. Midlarsky (Rutgers University).
3. Globalization, Democratization, and the Prospects for CivilWar in the New Millennium: T. David Mason (University of NorthTexas).
4. Where Do the Peacekeepers Go: Michael Gilligan and StephenStedman (New York University and Stanford University).
5. Development and War: Douglas Lemke (University ofMichigan).
6. Imposing Sanctions: States, Firms, and Economic Coercion: T.Clifton Morgan and Navin A. Bapat (Rice University and RiceUniversity).
Part III: A Theory of Conflict?.
7. International Relations Theory and Internal Conflict:Insights from the Interstices: David Lake (Cornell University).
8. Mediation and Foreign Policy: Saadia Touval (Johns HopkinsUniversity).
9. Inside and Out: Peacekeeping and the Duration of Peace afterCivil and Interstate Wars: Page Fortna (Columbia University).
10. Mediation and Peacekeeping in a Random Walk Model of Civiland Interstate War: Alastair Smith and Allan Stam (Yale Universityand Dartmouth College).
11. Explaining the Intractability of Territorial Conflict:Barbara Walter (University of California, San Diego)