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Is there case study evidence of a relationship between the social construction of ethnic identities and the probability of ethnic war? The mere observation that ethnic identities are socially constructed does not by itself explain ethnic violence and may not even be particularly relevant. Our purpose here is to see if we can reject the null hypothesis that(More)
It is widely accepted that democracies are less conflict prone, if only with other democracies. Debate persists, however, about the causes underlying liberal peace. This article offers a contrarian account based on liberal political economy. Economic development, free markets, and similar interstate interests all anticipate a lessening of militarized(More)
  • Edward D. Mans, Jack Snyder, +23 authors Jon Pevehouse
  • 2002
The centerpiece of U.S. foreign policy in the 1990s was the claim that promoting democracy would foster peace. Noting that no two democracies have ever fought a war against each other, President Bill Clinton argued that support for democratization would be an antidote to international war and civil strife. 1 Yet the 1990s turned out to be a decade of both(More)
Uterine smooth muscle specimens were collected from euthanatized mares in estrus and diestrus. Longitudinal and circular specimens were mounted in organ baths and the signals transcribed to a Grass polygraph. After equilibration time and 2 g preload, their physiologic isometric contractility was recorded for a continuous 2.0 h. Area under the curve,(More)
Many states in Latin America, Africa, and Asia lack the monopoly of violence, even though this was identified by Max Weber as the foundation of the state, and thus the capacity to govern effectively. In this paper we develop a new perspective on the establishment of the monopoly of violence. We build a model to explain the incentive of central states to(More)
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OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics of physicians attending Medicaid recipients in Missouri's certified nursing homes (NH). DESIGN Retrospective survey of multiple data sources. SETTING Missouri's certified nursing homes. PARTICIPANTS 1,339 physicians attending 22,452 Medicaid recipients. MEASUREMENTS Physician characteristics were determined(More)