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Gender and conflict structure in marital interaction: a replication and extension.
Twenty-nine married couples engaged in 2 videotaped discussions: 1 in which the husband requested a change in the wife and 1 in which the wife requested a change in the husband. Conflict behavior wasExpand
Kant or Cant: The Myth of the Democratic Peace
  • C. Layne
  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • 23 January 1994
I T h e theory of the “Democratic Peace” raises important theoretical issues:’ the contention that democratic states behave differently toward each other than toward nondemocracies cuts to the heart of the international relations theory debate about the relative salience of second-image (domestic politics) and thirdimage (systemic structure) explanations of international political outcomes. Expand
The Unipolar Illusion: Why New Great Powers Will Rise
  • C. Layne
  • Political Science
  • 21 January 1993
Measuring National Power in the Postindustrial Age
The arrival of post-industrial society has transformed the traditional bases of national power, and thus the methods used to measure the relative power of nations should be reassessed as well.Expand
The Unipolar Illusion Revisited: The Coming End of the United States' Unipolar Moment
  • C. Layne
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 11 October 2006
The conventional wisdom among U.S. grand strategists is that U.S. hegemony is exceptionalthat the United States need not worry about other states engaging in counterhegemonic balancing against it.Expand
This Time It's Real: The End of Unipolarity and the Pax Americana
Before the Great Recession’s foreshocks in fall 2007, most American security studies scholars believed that unipolarity—and perforce American hegemony—would be enduring features of internationalExpand
The Waning of U.S. HegemonyMyth or Reality A Review Essay
  • C. Layne
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 7 July 2009
Over the next two decades, international politics will be shaped by whether the international system remains unipolar or is transformed into a multipolar system. Can the United States sustain itsExpand
The US–Chinese power shift and the end of the Pax Americana
International Affairs 94: 1 (2018) 89–111; doi: 10.1093/ia/iix249 © The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Royal Institute of International Affairs. All rightsExpand
Security Studies and the Use of History: Neville Chamberlain's Grand Strategy Revisited
  • C. Layne
  • Political Science
  • 15 September 2008
In The Gathering Storm, Winston S. Churchill claimed that during the 1930s British leaders were willfully blind to the German threat and failed to meet it by rearming. Accepting the ChurchillianExpand
The unbearable lightness of soft power