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Democracy and the Peaceful Settlement of International Conflict.
The research reported here develops an explanation for the often-noted absence of international war between democratic states. This explanation is derived from a theoretical rationale centered on
Dependency, Disarticulation, and Denominator Effects: Another Look at Foreign Capital Penetration
Less developed countries desparately need capital to develop, but countries dependent on foreign capital face slower economic growth, higher income inequality, and possibly impaired domestic capital
Third-party techniques for preventing conflict escalation and promoting peaceful settlement
  • W. J. Dixon
  • Political Science
    International Organization
  • 1 September 1996
Although agents employ a wide range of conflict management techniques in practice, scholars have evaluated only a few of these. A more complete empirical analysis of the spectrum of third-party
Democracy and the Management of International Conflict
The research reported here extends investigation of the democracy-war hypothesis by focusing on the norms of dispute resolution integral to the democratic process. If we extend these norms to the
Politics, the State, and Basic Human Needs: A Cross-National Study*
This study examines ways that political processes influence the provision of basic human needs once the effects of aggregate national wealth are removed. Three general explanatory approaches are
Dependency and Rebellion: A Cross-National Analysis
Cross-national research has focused on the domestic causes of rebellion. We investigate whether international dependency incites rebellious political violence directly by mobilizing anti-imperialist
Political Similarity and American Foreign Trade Patterns
International economic flows have become an increasingly prominent component of both international relations and domestic politics over the last two decades. Even though politically motivated
On the Mysterious Demise of Consensual Norms in the United States Supreme Court
The early 1940s marked a period in which the consensus norms of the Supreme Court experienced a radical and apparently permanent change. The consistent pattern of relatively high cohesion
Marx's theory of rebellion: a cross-national analysis of class exploitation, economic development, and violent revolt
Bien que tres critiquee, la theorie de Marx sur la revolte n'a pas ete evaluee directement dans des recherches internationales. L'echec des revolutions proletariennes dans les pays developpes a
Differential Productivity, Negative Externalities, and Foreign Capital Dependency: Reply to Firebaugh
Les AA. repliquent aux analyses de G. Firebaugh concernant l'impact de l'investissement etranger sur l'economie des pays en voie de developpement et a ses critiques de la theorie de la dependance.