Democracy and Militarized Interstate Collaboration

  title={Democracy and Militarized Interstate Collaboration},
  author={Michael Mousseau},
It is well documented that democratic nations very rarely engage in militarized conflict with other free nations. This study expands on this notable pattern by examining the possibility that democracies may also be more amenable to collaborate in militarized interstate conflict. A theoretical rationale for this expectation is developed resting on the cooperative norms of democratic political culture. With empirical analysis encompassing all nations from the Napoleonic era to the end of the Cold… CONTINUE READING