The Behavioral Origins of War
In The Behavioral Origins of War, D. Scott Bennett and Allan C. Stam analyze systemic, binary, and individual factors in order to evaluate a wide variety of theories about the origins of war.
Challenging the view that theories of war are nothing more than competing explanations for observed behavior, this expansive study incorporates variables from multiple theories and thus accounts for war's multiplicity of causes. While individual theories offer partial explanations for international conflict, only a valid set of theories can provide a complete explanation. Bennett and Stam's unconventional yet methodical approach opens the way for cumulative scientific progress in international relations.
D. Scott Bennett is Professor of Political Science at the Pennsylvania State University. Allan C. Stam is Associate Professor in the Government Department at Dartmouth College.
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.
2 Comparative Hypothesis Testing and Some Limits to Knowledge
The Practice and Pitfalls of Comparative Hypothesis Testing
4 Arguments and Operational Measures
6 Assessing a Models Reliability across Space and Time
Otras ediciones - Ver todas
able actual alliance allow analysis appear approach argue arguments arms associated assumed balance of power behavior believe Bueno de Mesquita compared compute concentration conjectures contiguity correlate data set decision democracy democratic dependent variable developed directed disputes dyad-years dyadic dyads effects empirical equilibrium escalation estimate EUGene examine example exist expected utility explanations factors Force given hypotheses important increase independent individual initiation instance interaction international conbict international politics international system interstate lead leaders less limited logic mean measures multiple nature nuclear observe occur outcomes particular peace percent periods possible potential power transition predictions preferences present Prob probability problem rational choice rational choice theory region relations relationship relative risk scores similar simply single statistical suggest theoretical theory tion trade unit values vari various wars