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"What causes war? How can military conflicts best be prevented? A prominent political scientist here addresses these questions, offering ideas that will be widely debated. Stephen Van Evera frames five conditions that increase the risk of interstate war: false optimism about the likely outcome of a war, a first-strike advantage, fluctuation in the relative power of states, circumstances that allow nations to parlay one conquest into another, and circumstances that make conquest easy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801482953
Author:
Van Evera, Stephen
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Author:
Vanevera
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
All Material Written by Cram101, Materia
Location:
Ithaca :
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
War
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Balance of power
Subject:
International relations -- Case studies.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Education-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cornell Studies in Security Affairs (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20010331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.10x6.10x.70 in. .90 lbs.

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