Domestic conflict and foreign policy: the contribution of some undeservedly neglected historical studies

@inproceedings{Lawson1985DomesticCA,
  title={Domestic conflict and foreign policy: the contribution of some undeservedly neglected historical studies},
  author={Fred Haley Lawson},
  year={1985}
}
How to conceptualize the relationship between domestic political conflict and foreign policy has been a perennial problem of international relations. Quantitative studies of the internal and external conflict behaviors of nations have proposed and rejected correlations between these two phenomena on a regular basis. But the theoretical linkages that are presented in these studies between the domestic and external political arenas are generally made in such a rudimentary fashion that they appear… CONTINUE READING