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Symbolic Politics or Rational Choice? Testing Theories of Extreme Ethnic Violence
  • S. Kaufman
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 26 April 2006
Rational choice theories claim that extreme ethnic violence (war and genocide) can be explained either as the result of information failures and commitment problems or as the utility-maximizingExpand
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Spiraling to Ethnic War: Elites, Masses, and Moscow in Moldova's Civil War
  • S. Kaufman
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 23 January 1996
I T h e continuing spread of ethnic violence seems set to replace the spread of communism as the central security concern in western capitals. Ethnic wars in Bosnia, Rwanda, Chechnya, and elsewhereExpand
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Escaping the Symbolic Politics Trap: Reconciliation Initiatives and Conflict Resolution in Ethnic Wars
  • S. Kaufman
  • Engineering, Political Science
  • 1 March 2006
Existing approaches to resolving civil wars are based primarily on the assumption that these wars result from conflicts of interest among rational individuals. However, peacebuilding efforts based onExpand
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An ‘international’ theory of inter-ethnic war
Over the years, a number of scholars have noted that ethnic groups in violent conflict act much like states in the international system; James O'Connell describes the dynamics as ‘internationalExpand
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Testing Balance-of-Power Theory in World History
The balance of power is one of the most influential theoretical ideas in international relations, but it has not yet been tested systematically in international systems other than modern Europe andExpand
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Complete heart block due to Lyme carditis in two pediatric patients and a review of the literature.
Carditis is a common manifestation of adult patients with Lyme disease affecting 4-10% of Lyme patients in the United States. However, children with Lyme disease rarely present with acute carditis.Expand
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Six‐month incidence of bloodstream infections in intestinal transplant patients
Intestinal transplantation has emerged as an established treatment for life‐threatening intestinal failure. The most common complication and cause of death is infection. Risk of infection is highestExpand
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The Balance of Power in World History
Introduction: Balance and Hierarchy in International Systems S.J.Kaufman, R.Little & W.C.Wohlforth Balancing and Balancing Failure in Biblical Times: Assyria and the Ancient Middle Eastern SystemExpand
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