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Author Russett, Bruce M.

Title Triangulating peace : democracy, interdependence, and international organizations / Bruce Russett, John R. Oneal
Published New York ; London : Norton, [2001]


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 W'PONDS  327.1701 Rus/Tpd  AVAILABLE
Description 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Norton series in world politics
Norton series in world politics.
Contents 1. International Systems: Vicious Circles and Virtuous Circles. The Modern State System. Anarchy as a Potentially Vicious Circle. The Creation of Virtuous Circles. Background and Legacy of the European Achievement. A Complex System of Interactions Supporting Peace. The Kantian Triangle -- 2. From Democratic Peace to Kantian Peace. Democracy as the Focus. Two Dimensions: Pairs of States and Individual States. Theories of the Dyadic Democratic Peace: Culture or Structure? The Convergence and Expansion of Theories. Common Interests. Interventions. Conflict Management. Why Do Democracies Win the Wars They Fight? The Domestic Conflict-Foreign Conflict Puzzle. Civil Wars. Beyond the "Democratic" Peace. Democracy and Political Integration. Legitimacy, Liberalism, and Society -- 3. Democracy Reduces Conflict. The Epidemiology of War and Peace. What Causes or Constrains States' Use of Force? A Database for Epidemiological Studies of Interstate Conflict. Militarized Disputes. Influences and Constraints: Democracy. Realist Constraints. Analyzing the Global Experience of a Century. Was the Effect of Democracy Different in Different Periods? Peaceful Autocracies? Are Political Transitions Dangerous? More Democracy and More Peace -- 4. Both Democracy and Economic Interdependence Reduce Conflict. The Liberal Peace: Classical Perspectives and Recent Research. Analytical Problems. Testing the Effects of Trade. Trade Does Reduce Conflict. Are Open Economies More Pacific? Economic Growth and Conflict. Economic Interdependence and Peace -- 5. International Organizations Also Reduce Conflict. Networks of Intergovernmental Organizations. Why and How IGOs Might Matter. Indirect Effects and Reverse Causality. The Analysis of Dense Networks. International Organizations Also Reduce Disputes. World War I as an Example. Systemic Changes over Time. Or Is It Hegemony That Reduces Violence? Coercion or Persuasion? The Three Kantian Legs -- 6. Virtuous Circles and Indirect Influences. Two Questions We Cannot Settle Here. United Nations Peace-Building through Democracy. The Effort in Mozambique. Do IGOs Promote Peace, or Vice Versa? Who Trades with Whom? Interests, Preferences, and Alliances -- 7. Clash of Civilizations, or Realism and Liberalism Deja Vu? Civilizations and Identity. Exploring the Effects of Civilizational Differences. Designing a Simple Test. Civilizational, Realist, and Liberal Influences on Conflict. What Are the Patterns of Conflict within and between Particular Civilizations? Do Regional Hegemonies Reduce the Likelihood of Conflict? Does the Clash of Civilizations Grow over Time? Are Civilizations the Prime Mover? The Insignificance of Civilizational Differences -- 8. The Kantian Peace in the Twenty-First Century. The Evidence for a Kantian Peace. Incorporating Russia and China into the Kantian System. Russia's Options. How to Avoid the Dangers of a Russia-China Alliance. Why Not Bring Russia into NATO? How Would the Chinese React? The False Hope of Hegemony
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International relations.
International organization.
Author Oneal, John R.
LC no. 00063794
ISBN 039397684X paperback