By John A. Vasquez

What can we learn about War? experiences the learn on explanations of struggle and the stipulations of peace during the last forty-five years. best students discover the severe roles of territorial disputes, alliances, hands races, contention, and nuclear guns in bringing approximately warfare in addition to the criteria selling peace, together with democracy, norms, reliable borders, and capitalist economies. contemplating what has been discovered concerning the factors of struggle and the stipulations of peace within the ten years because the ebook of the 1st version, this worthwhile textual content bargains an available and updated review of present wisdom and an schedule for destiny research.

Contributions by: Brett V. Benson, Paul F. Diehl, Colin Flint, Daniel S. Geller, Douglas M. Gibler, Gary Goertz, Paul R. Hensel, Choong-Nam Kang, Jack S. Levy, Zeev Maoz, Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, Michael Mousseau, Karen Rasler, Susan G. pattern, William R. Thompson, Brandon Valeriano, John A. Vasquez, and Peter Wallensteen.

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