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War

Six Volume Set
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February 2005 | 2 536 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This collection is the first to bring together the world's seminal writings on war. Edited and introduced by Paul F. Diehl, the volumes constitute eighty-seven selections thematically organised across six volumes:

- Concepts, Measurement and Patterns

- General Theoretical Approaches and Domestic Factors

- National, Dyadic and Systemic Correlates of Conflict

- The Moderation and Outcomes of Conflict.

Part 1: Introduces and reviews the key conceptual and definitional issues, identifies the major historical patterns, and signals future trends.

Part 2: Reviews the major theoretical approaches to conflict together with the key decision-making models, and provides an overview of the domestic political influences on war, such as military technology, gender and environmental conditions.

Part 3: Focuses on the correlates of conflict at three levels: within individual states; between pairs of states; and at a systemic level. Topics covered include regime change, culture, arms races, geography, the role of alliances, and power distributions.

Part 4: Examines the main theories of conflict moderation: democratic peace; trade and interdependence; deterrence; and international institutions. The final sections review the expansion, settlement and renewal of conflict.

Together the volume sets combine to provide an unparalleled resource providing both broad coverage of the subject and historical depth and contemporary relevance.

Series Description:

The SAGE Library of International Relations is a new series of major works that will bring together the most influential and field-defining articles, both classical and contemporary, in a number of key areas of research and inquiry in International Relations.

Each multi-volume set will represent a collection of the essential published works collated from the foremost publications in the field by an Editor or Editorial Team of renowned international stature.

They will also include a full introduction, presenting a rationale for the selection and mapping out the discipline's past, present and likely future.

This series is designed to be a 'gold standard' for university libraries throughout the world with an interest in International Relations.


 
VOLUME ONE: CONCEPTS, MEASUREMENT AND PATTERNS IN THE STUDY OF WAR
 
PART ONE: STUDYING WAR: CONCEPTUAL CONCERNS
David Baldwin
The Concept of Security
Carl von Clausewitz
What Is War?
Benjamin Most and Harvey Starr
Conceptualizing War
Consequences for Theory and Research

 
Stuart Bremer
Advancing the Scientific Study of War
Harvey Starr
Opportunity and Willingness as Ordering Concepts in the Study of War
 
PART TWO: IDENTIFYING WARS AND SERIOUS CONFLICT
Jack Levy
Analytic Problems in the Identification of Wars
Meredith Reid Sarkees
The Correlates of War Data on War
An Update to 1997

 
Daniel Jones, Stuart Bremer and J David Singer
Militarized Interstate Disputes,1816-1992
Rationale, Coding Rules and Empirical Patterns

 
William Thompson
Identifying Rivals and Rivalries in World Politics
 
PART THREE: HISTORICAL PATTERNS IN WARFARE
 
General Patterns
Claudio Cioffi-Revilla
Origins and Evolution of War and Politics
Meredith Sarkees, Frank Wayman and J David Singer
Inter-State, Intra-State and Extra-State Wars
A Comprehensive Look at Their Distribution over Time

 
Ibrahim Elbadawi and Nicholas Sambanis
How Much War Will We See? Explaining the Prevalence of Civil War
 
Key Changes
John Mueller
The Obsolescence of Major War
John Lewis Gaddis
International Relations Theory and the End of the Cold War
Mary Kaldor
New and Old Wars
Organized Violence in a Global Era

 
Errol Henderson and J David Singer
New Wars and Rumors of 'New Wars'
 
PART FOUR: FUTURE TRENDS
John Mearsheimer
Why We Will Soon Miss the Cold War
Samuel P Huntington
The Clash of Civilizations?
Robert D Kaplan
The Coming Anarchy
Ted Robert Gurr
People against States
Ethnopolitical Conflict and the Changing World System

 
 
VOLUME TWO: GENERAL THEORETICAL APPROACHES AND DOMESTIC FACTOR
 
PART ONE: GENERAL THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO CONFLICT
 
Realpolitik
Jeffrey Legro and Andrew Moravcsik
Is Anyone Still a Realist?
Patrick James
Structural Realism and the Causes of War
Barry Posen
The Security Dilemma and Ethnic Conflict
John Vasquez
The Realist Paradigm and Degenerative versus Progressive Research Programs
An Appraisal of Neotraditional Research on Waltz's Balancing Proposition

 
 
Rational Choice
James Fearon
Rationalist Explanations for War
Stephen Walt
Rigor or Rigor Mortis? Rational Choice in Security Studies
 
Constructivism
James Fearon and David Laitin
Violence and the Social Construction of Identity
Theo Farrell
Constructivist Security Studies
Portrait of a Research Program

 
 
A Survey of Approaches to Ethnic Conflict
Rogers Brubaker and David Laitin
Ethnic and Nationalist Violence
 
PART TWO: DECISION-MAKING MODELS
 
Expected Utility and Its Alternatives
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
An Expected Utility Theory of International Conflict
Eric Stern
Contextualizing and Critiquing the Poliheuristic Theory
 
Psychological
Jack Levy
Misperception and the Causes of War
Theoretical Linkages and Analytical Problems

 
Margaret Hermann
How Decision Units Shape Foreign Policy
A Theoretical Framework

 
Jack Levy
Prospect Theory, Rational Choice and International Relations
 
Bureaucratic Factors
Graham Allison
Conceptual Models and the Cuban Missile Crisis
 
PART THREE: DOMESTIC POLITICAL INFLUENCES
 
Diversionary Theory
Jack Levy
The Diversionary Theory of War
A Critique

 
 
Environmental Conditions
Thomas Homer-Dixon
On the Threshold
Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict

 
Nils Petter Gleditsch
Armed Conflict and the Environment
 
Military Strategy and Technology
Stephen Van Evera
Offense, Defense and the Causes of War
 
Domestic Unrest
Stephen Walt
Revolution and War
 
Gender
Mary Caprioli and Mark Boyer
Gender, Violence and International Crisis
 
Societal Conditions
Ashutosh Varshney
Ethnic Conflict and Civil Society
India and beyond

 
James Fearon and David Laitin
Ethnicity, Insurgency and Civil War
 
VOLUME THREE: NATIONAL DYADIC AND SYSTEMIC CORRELATES OF CONFLICT
 
PART ONE: CHARACTERISTICS OF STATES AND PAIRS OF STATES
 
Regime Change
Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder
Democratization and the Danger of War
 
Culture
Errol Henderson
Culture or Contiguity
Ethnic Conflict, the Similarity of States and the Onset of War, 1820-1989

 
Giacomo Chiozza
Is There a Clash of Civilizations? Evidence from Patterns of International Conflict Involvement
 
Arms Races
Charles Glaser
The Causes and Consequences of Arms Races
 
Nuclear Proliferation
Scott Sagan
The Perils of Proliferation
Organization Theory, Deterrence Theory and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

 
 
Economic Factors and Modernization
Paul Collier
The Market for Civil War
Saul Newman
Does Modernization Breed Ethnic Political Conflict?
Douglas Lemke
Development and War
 
Geography
John Vasquez
Why Do Neighbors Fight? Proximity, Interaction and Territoriality
H Buhaug and Scott Gates
The Geography of Civil War
 
Alliances
Douglas Gibler and John Vasquez
Uncovering the Dangerous Alliances, 1495-1980
 
Power Distributions
Jonathan DiCicco and Jack Levy
Power Shifts and Problem Shifts
The Evolution of the Power Transition Research Program

 
T V Paul
Asymmetric Conflicts
War Initiation by Weaker Powers

 
Jack Levy
Declining Power and the Preventive Motivation for War
Dan Reiter
Exploding the Powderkeg Myth
Preemptive Wars Almost Never Happen

 
Charles Doran and Wes Parsons
War and the Cycle of Relative Power
 
Systemic Influences
William Wohlforth
The Stability of a Unipolar World
Kenneth Waltz
The Stability of a Bipolar World
Karl Deutsch and J David Singer
Multipolar Power Systems and International Stability
Richard Rosecrance
War and Peace
 
VOLUME FOUR: THE MODERATION AND OUTCOMES OF CONFLICT
 
PART ONE: MODERATING FACTORS IN CONFLICT
 
Democratic Peace
Steven Chan
In Search of the Democratic Peace
Problems and Promise

 
Henry Farber and Joanne Gowa
Common Interests or Common Polities? Reinterpreting the Democratic Peace
Harvard Hegre et al
Toward a Democratic Civil Peace? Democracy, Political Change and Civil War, 1816-1992
 
Trade and Interdependence
Katherine Barbieri and Gerald Schneider
Globalization and Peace
Assessing New Directions in the Study of Trade and Conflict

 
Edward Mansfield and Brian Pollins
The Study of Interdependence and Conflict
 
Deterrence
Paul Huth and Bruce Russett
General Deterrence between Enduring Rivals
Testing Three Competing Models

 
Richard Ned Lebow and Janice Stein
Deterrence
The Elusive Dependent Variable

 
Frank Harvey
Rigor Mortis, or Rigor, More Tests
Necessity, Sufficiency and Deterrence Logic

 
 
International Institutions
John Mearsheimer
The False Promise of International Institutions
 
PART TWO: THE EXPANSION OF CONFLICT
Randolph Siverson and Harvey Starr
Opportunity, Willingness and the Diffusion of War, 1816-1965
Patrick Regan
Conditions of Successful Third-Party Intervention in Intrastate Conflict
Brett Ashley Leeds, Andrew Long and Sara McLaughlin Mitchell
Reevaluating Alliance Reliability
Specific Threats, Specific Promises

 
 
PART THREE: THE OUTCOMES OF CONFLICT
 
Short Term
D Scott Bennett and Allan Stam
The Duration of Interstate Wars, 1816-1985
Tansa George Massoud
War Termination
Ivan Arreguin-Toft
How the Weak Win Wars
A Theory of Asymmetric Conflict

 
Michael Desch
Democracy and Victory
Why Regime Type Hardly Matters

 
Barbara Walter
The Critical Barrier to Civil War Settlement
 
Long Term
A F K Organski and Jack Kugler
The Costs of Major Wars
The Phoenix Factor

 
Hazem Adam Ghobarah, Paul Huth and Bruce Russett
Civil Wars Kill and Maim People - Long after the Shooting Stops
Suzanne Werner
The Precarious Nature of Peace
Resolving the Issues, Enforcing the Settlement and Renegotiating the Terms

 
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Randolph Siverson
War and the Survival of Political Leaders
A Comparative Study of Regime Types and Political Accountability

 
 
PART FOUR: THE RENEWAL OF CONFLICT
Jeffrey Pickering
War-Weariness and Cumulative Effects
Victors, Vanquished and Subsequent Interstate Intervention

 
Douglas Stinnett and Paul F Diehl
The Path(s) to Rivalry
Behavioral and Structural Explanations of Rivalry Development

 
D Scott Bennett
Integrating and Testing Models of Rivalry Termination

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