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Identifying Rivals and Rivalries in World Politics
Instead of assuming that all actors are equally likely to clash, and that they do so independently of previous clashes, rivalry analysis can focus on the small number of feuding dyads that cause much
Principal Rivalries
The largely unanticipated end of the cold war and the consequent difficulties in explaining its demise underline the need to understand better the phenomenon of rivalries in world politics. There is,
Strategic Rivalries in World Politics: Position, Space and Conflict Escalation
Part I. About Strategic Rivalries: 1. An introduction to strategic rivalries 2. Defining and identifying strategic rivalries in world politics 3. Describing strategic rivalries Part II. The Dangers
The Emergence of the Global Political Economy
I Introduction and Overview II The Ascendance of Western Europe III The Leadership Challenge Sequence IV Structural Change and Evolution
A Tale of Two Democratic Peace Critiques
Of approximately 100 empirical democratic peace articles published in journals and papers presented at conferences over the last 10 years, none identifies a positive and statistically significant
Globalization as Evolutionary Process: Modeling Global Change
Preface by Joao Caraca. Foreword Nebojsa Nakicenovic 1. Introduction: A New Approach to Globalization George Modelski, Tessaleno Devezas, and William R. Thompson Part I: Evolutionary Models 2.
On global war: Historical-structural approaches to world politics
In this study of the five periods of global war, the author highlights areas of analytical overlap and divergence. The principal goal of the book is that of advancing our understanding about why
War Making and State Making: Governmental Expenditures, Tax Revenues, and Global Wars
Addressing the disputed relationship between war and the expansion of governmental expenditures and revenues, Box-Tiao intervention models are applied to a number of British (1700-1980), United
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