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From Voting to Violence: Democratization and Nationalist Conflict
From Voting to Violence examines the ways in which democratization can exacerbate nationalist fervor and ethnic conflict if the conditions promoting a successful transition are not in place. The bookExpand
Democratization and War
T H E IDEA that democracies never fight wars against each other has become an axiom for many scholars. It is, as one scholar puts it, "as close as anything we have to an empirical law inExpand
Chain gangs and passed bucks: predicting alliance patterns in multipolarity
Contemporary balance-of-power theory has become too parsimonious to yield determinate predictions about state alliance strategies in multipolarity. Kenneth Waltz's theory predicts only thatExpand
Trials and Errors: Principle and Pragmatism in Strategies of International Justice
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The Cost of Empty Threats: A Penny, Not a Pound
A large literature in political science takes for granted that democratic leaders would pay substantial domestic political costs for failing to carry out the public threats they make in internationalExpand
The Soviet Strategic Culture. Implications for Limited Nuclear Operations.
Abstract : The report identifies several factors--historical, institutional, and political--that have given rise to a uniquely Soviet approach to strategic thought. American doctrines of limitedExpand
Electing to Fight: Why Emerging Democracies Go to War
Does the spread of democracy really contribute to international peace? Successive U. S. administrations have justified various policies intended to promote democracy not only by arguing thatExpand
Time to Kill
Elections constitute a fundamental element of postconflict peacebuilding efforts in the post–cold war era and are often held soon after conflicts end. Yet, the impact of early elections onExpand