Peaceful dyads: A territorial perspective

@article{Owsiak2021PeacefulDA,
  title={Peaceful dyads: A territorial perspective},
  author={Andrew P. Owsiak and John A. Vasquez},
  journal={International Interactions},
  year={2021},
  volume={47},
  pages={1040 - 1068}
}
ABSTRACT Many dyads develop peaceful relationships, avoiding war for long, historical periods. Are such dyads common? How many exist, and why have they never fought? This study provides a territorial perspective on peaceful dyads, defined as those that never fight a war over a given historical period. It compares two explanations for why peaceful dyads exist: the territorial peace and the democratic peace. A series of hypotheses test the relative ability of these two theories to account for… 

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