The Militant Face of Democracy: Liberal Forces for Good

The Militant Face of Democracy: Liberal Forces for Good

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ISBN-13: 9781107424593
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/10/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Anna Geis is Professor of International Relations at the University of Magdeburg, Germany.
Harald Müller is Executive Director of the Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt (PRIF) and Professor of International Relations at Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany.
Niklas Schörnig is a Senior Research Fellow at the Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt (PRIF).

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Investigating 'democratic wars' as the flipside of 'democratic peace' Anna Geis and Harald Müller; 2. The empirical study of 'democratic wars': methodology and methods Niklas Schörnig, Harald Müller and Anna Geis; Part II. Opting In, Opting Out: Liberal Democracies and War: 3. The United States: the American way of leading the world into democratic wars Stephanie Sohnius; 4. 'The right thing to do'? British interventionism after the Cold War Marco Fey; 5. 'O ally, stand by me': Australia's ongoing balancing act between geography and history Niklas Schörnig; 6. Canada: standing on guard for international law and human security? Una Becker-Jakob; 7. French ambiguities: of civilising, diplomatic and military missions Johanna Eckert; 8. Burdens of the past, shadows of the future: the use of military force as a challenge for the German 'civilian power' Anna Geis; 9. Moving beyond neutrality: Sweden's changing attitude towards the military use of force Carmen Wunderlich; Part III. Conclusion: 10. Liberal democracies as militant 'forces for good': a comparative perspective Anna Geis, Harald Müller and Niklas Schörnig; 11. The appropriateness of the liberal use of force: 'democratic wars' under US hegemony Anna Geis and Harald Müller; Appendix: methodology.

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