Conflict After the Cold War, Updated Edition

Conflict After the Cold War Updated Edition Edited by one of the most renowned experts in the field this collection helps readers understand the causes of wars and examines the question can we make war obsolete With new readings on terrorism a

  • Title: Conflict After the Cold War, Updated Edition
  • Author: Richard K. Betts
  • ISBN: 9780321209467
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edited by one of the most renowned experts in the field, this collection helps readers understand the causes of wars and examines the question can we make war obsolete With new readings on terrorism and unconventional warfare, this volume introduces readers to the types of political violence that have come back with such horrifying force in the beginning of the 21st CentEdited by one of the most renowned experts in the field, this collection helps readers understand the causes of wars and examines the question can we make war obsolete With new readings on terrorism and unconventional warfare, this volume introduces readers to the types of political violence that have come back with such horrifying force in the beginning of the 21st Century DOES WAR HAVE A FUTURE ANARCHY AND POWER INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND COOPERATION PSYCHOLOGY AND CULTURE ECONOMIC INTERESTS AND INTERDEPENDENCE POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND IDENTITY MILITARY TECHNOLOGY TERRORISM AND UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE Anyone interested in understanding why political violence terrorism, warfare, unconventional warfare happens and if it can be stopped.

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    1. Read the 3rd edition of this for a "Global Conflict, Global Health" class. Post Cold War international relations theory is intense. Betts puts together a collection of works by all the essential theorists like Fukuyama, Mearsheimer, Huntington, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Wilson, and some other big names. It's really helping me round out my views on power, realism, idealism, sovereignty, and the role of liberal democratic society in the world. Fortunately for the reader, the reader can make some basic [...]

    2. An excellent reader on the nature and causes of modern conflict, compiling essays reflecting all the major schools of thought on the subject. I have found this indispensable as a textbook in international relations.

    3. A really fantastic compilation of formative work in IR and the theory of human conflict. Betts, a realist scholar, takes a representative sample of realist work and applies it against a selection of liberal (or institututionalist) work. An excellent first start in IR theory.

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