Democratic Peace: Progress and Crisis

  title={Democratic Peace: Progress and Crisis},
  author={Christopher Edward Hobson},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={697 - 710}
  • C. Hobson
  • Published 18 August 2017
  • Political Science
  • Perspectives on Politics
When work on the democratic peace first emerged it contributed to the revitalization of liberal thought and represented an important contribution to International Relations (IR). Yet innovation has been replaced by stagnation. Coding and correlation are debated ad infinitum, while little attention is given to growing economic inequality, voter alienation, a decline in traditional parties, rising populism and a wide array of related trends that raise serious doubts about the health of… 

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