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  • After Victory

    After Victory
    av G. John Ikenberry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169217

    The end of the Cold War was a "big bang" reminiscent of earlier moments after major wars, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the end of the World Wars in 1919 and 1945. Here John Ikenberry asks the question, what do states that win w…

  • Cult of the Irrelevant

    Cult of the Irrelevant
    av G. Ikenberry, Marc Trachtenberg, William Wohlforth

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181219

    How professionalization and scholarly "rigor" made social scientists increasingly irrelevant to US national security policyTo mobilize America's intellectual resources to meet the security challenges of the post-9/11 world, US Secretary of Defense R…

  • States and Power in Africa

    States and Power in Africa
    av Jeffrey Herbst

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164144

    Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Power…

  • Knowing the Adversary

    Knowing the Adversary
    av Keren Yarhi-Milo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159164

    States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance of this issue, we don't know enough abo…

  • Knowing the Adversary

    Knowing the Adversary
    av Keren Yarhi-milo

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159157

    States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance of this issue, we don't know enough abo…

  • Secret Wars

    Secret Wars
    av Austin Carson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181769

    Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to U.S.-occupied Iraq. Investigating what governments kee…

  • Divided Armies

    Divided Armies
    av Jason Lyall

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192444

    How do armies fight and what makes them victorious on the modern battlefield? In Divided Armies, Jason Lyall challenges long-standing answers to this classic question by linking the fate of armies to their levels of inequality. Introducing the conce…

  • Aftershocks

    Aftershocks
    av Seva Gunitsky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172347

    Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks offers a new global-oriented explanation for this wavelike spread and…

  • Aftershocks

    Aftershocks
    av Seva Gunitsky

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172330

    Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks offers a new global-oriented explanation for this wavelike spread and…

  • Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns

    Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns
    av Janice E. Thomson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691025711

    The contemporary organization of global violence is neither timeless nor natural, argues Janice Thomson. It is distinctively modern. In this book she examines how the present arrangement of the world into violence-monopolizing sovereign states evolv…

  • Liberal Leviathan

    Liberal Leviathan
    av G. John Ikenberry

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156170

    In the second half of the twentieth century, the United States engaged in the most ambitious and far-reaching liberal order building the world had yet seen. This liberal international order has been one of the most successful in history in providing…

  • Revolutions in Sovereignty

    Revolutions in Sovereignty
    av Daniel Philpott

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691057477

    How did the world come to be organized into sovereign states? Daniel Philpott argues that two historical revolutions in ideas are responsible. First, the Protestant Reformation ended medieval Christendom and brought a system of sovereign states in E…

  • Unanswered Threats

    Unanswered Threats
    av Randall L. Schweller

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691136462

    Why have states throughout history regularly underestimated dangers to their survival? Why have some states been able to mobilize their material resources effectively to balance against threats, while others have not been able to do so? The phenomen…

  • 1989

    1989
    av Mary Elise Sarotte

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163710

    1989 explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, a…

  • Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

    Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia
    av Victor Cha

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144535

    A close look at the evolution of American political alliances in Asia and their futureWhile the American alliance system in Asia has been fundamental to the region's security and prosperity for seven decades, today it encounters challenges from the…

  • History and Strategy

    History and Strategy
    av Marc Trachtenberg

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691023434

    This work is a powerful demonstration of how historical analysis can be brought to bear on the study of strategic issues, and, conversely, how strategic thinking can help drive historical research. Based largely on newly released American archives,…

  • Germany Divided

    Germany Divided
    av A. James McAdams

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691001081

    Germany Divided remains one of the most thought-provoking and comprehensive interpretations of the forty-year relationship between East and West Germany and of the problems of contemporary German unity. In this politically controversial and analytic…

  • A Constructed Peace

    A Constructed Peace
    av Marc Trachtenberg

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691002736

    People still think of the Cold War as a simple two-sided conflict, a kind of gigantic arm wrestle on a global scale," writes Marc Trachtenberg, "but this view fails to grasp the essence of what was really going on." America and Russia were both will…

  • The Moral Purpose of the State

    The Moral Purpose of the State
    av Christian Reus-Smit

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691027357

    This book seeks to explain why different systems of sovereign states have built different types of fundamental institutions to govern interstate relations. Why, for example, did the ancient Greeks operate a successful system of third-party arbitrati…

  • The Moral Purpose of the State

    The Moral Purpose of the State
    av Christian Reus-Smit

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144351

    This book seeks to explain why different systems of sovereign states have built different types of fundamental institutions to govern interstate relations. Why, for example, did the ancient Greeks operate a successful system of third-party arbitrati…

  • After Victory

    After Victory
    av G. John Ikenberry

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691050911

    The end of the Cold War was a "big bang" reminiscent of earlier moments after major wars, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the end of the World Wars in 1919 and 1945. Here John Ikenberry asks the question, what do states that win w…

  • States and Power in Africa

    States and Power in Africa
    av Jeffrey Herbst

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164137

    Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Power…

  • Nuclear Logics

    Nuclear Logics
    av Etel Solingen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134680

    Nuclear Logics examines why some states seek nuclear weapons while others renounce them. Looking closely at nine cases in East Asia and the Middle East, Etel Solingen finds two distinct regional patterns. In East Asia, the norm since the late 1960s…

  • The Limits of Safety

    The Limits of Safety
    av Scott Douglas Sagan

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691021010

    Environmental tragedies such as Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez remind us that catastrophic accidents are always possible in a world full of hazardous technologies. Yet, the apparently excellent safety record with nuclear weapons has led scholars, po…

  • Imagining War

    Imagining War
    av Elizabeth Kier

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691653921

    In this innovative theoretical book, Elizabeth Kier uses a cultural approach to take issue with the conventional wisdom that military organizations inherently prefer offensive doctrines. Kier argues instead that a military's culture affects its choi…

  • Imagining War

    Imagining War
    av Elizabeth Kier

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691605043

    In this innovative theoretical book, Elizabeth Kier uses a cultural approach to take issue with the conventional wisdom that military organizations inherently prefer offensive doctrines. Kier argues instead that a military's culture affects its choi…

  • Appeasing Bankers

    Appeasing Bankers
    av Jonathan Kirshner

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134611

    In Appeasing Bankers, Jonathan Kirshner shows that bankers dread war--an aversion rooted in pragmatism, not idealism. "Sound money, not war" is hardly a pacifist rallying cry. The financial world values economic stability above all else, and crises…

  • George F. Kennan and the Making of American Foreign Policy, 1947-1950

    George F. Kennan and the Making of American Foreign Policy, 1947-1950
    av Wilson D. Miscamble

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691024837

    When George C. Marshall became Secretary of State in January of 1947, he faced not only a staggering array of serious foreign policy questions but also a State Department rendered ineffective by neglect, maladministration, and low morale. Soon after…

  • Social States

    Social States
    av Alastair Iain Johnston

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134536

    "Constructive engagement" became a catchphrase under the Clinton administration for America's reinvigorated efforts to pull China firmly into the international community as a responsible player, one that abides by widely accepted norms. Skeptics que…

  • Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

    Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War
    av Jason Lyall

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192437

    How do armies fight and what makes them victorious on the modern battlefield? In Divided Armies, Jason Lyall challenges long-standing answers to this classic question by linking the fate of armies to their levels of inequality. Introducing the conce…

  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    av William W. Stueck

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016245

    This first truly international history of the Korean War argues that by its timing, its course, and its outcome it functioned as a substitute for World War III. Stueck draws on recently available materials from seven countries, plus the archives of…

  • Disarming Strangers

    Disarming Strangers
    av Leon V. Sigal

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691010069

    In June 1994 the United States went to the brink of war with North Korea. With economic sanctions impending, President Bill Clinton approved the dispatch of substantial reinforcements to Korea, and plans were prepared for attacking the North's nucle…

  • Princeton and the Gothic Revival

    Princeton and the Gothic Revival
    av Johanna G. Seasonwein

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154015

    Princeton and the Gothic Revival investigates America's changing attitudes toward medieval art around the turn of the twentieth century through the lens of Princeton University and its role as a major patron of Gothic Revival art and architecture. J…

  • Producing Security

    Producing Security
    av Stephen G. Brooks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130316

    Scholars and statesmen have debated the influence of international commerce on war and peace for thousands of years. Over the centuries, analysts have generally treated the questions "Does international commerce influence security?" and "Do trade fl…

  • Politics and Strategy

    Politics and Strategy
    av Peter Trubowitz

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149585

    Why do some national leaders pursue ambitious grand strategies and adventuresome foreign policies while others do not? When do leaders boldly confront foreign threats and when are they less assertive? Politics and Strategy shows that grand strategie…

  • Powerplay

    Powerplay
    av Victor D. Cha

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180946

    A close look at the evolution of American political alliances in Asia and their futureWhile the American alliance system in Asia has been fundamental to the region's security and prosperity for seven decades, today it encounters challenges from the…

  • The Sino-Soviet Split

    The Sino-Soviet Split
    av Lorenz M. Luthi

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691135908

    A decade after the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China established their formidable alliance in 1950, escalating public disagreements between them broke the international communist movement apart. In The Sino-Soviet Split, Lorenz Luthi t…

  • Regional Orders at Century's Dawn

    Regional Orders at Century's Dawn
    av Etel Solingen

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691058801

    Etel Solingen provides a comprehensive explanation of foreign policy based on how states throughout the world have confronted the rapid emergence of a global economy and international institutions. A major advance in international relations theory,…

  • From Wealth to Power

    From Wealth to Power
    av Fareed Zakaria

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691010359

    What turns rich nations into great powers? How do wealthy countries begin extending their influence abroad? These questions are vital to understanding one of the most important sources of instability in international politics: the emergence of a new…

  • Changing Course

    Changing Course
    av Sarah E. Mendelson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691602806

    Soviet foreign policy changed dramatically in the 1980s. The shift, bitterly resisted by the country's foreign policy traditionalists, ultimately contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. In Changing Course, Sarah…

  • Worse Than a Monolith

    Worse Than a Monolith
    av Thomas J. Christensen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691142616

    In brute-force struggles for survival, such as the two World Wars, disorganization and divisions within an enemy alliance are to one's own advantage. However, most international security politics involve coercive diplomacy and negotiations short of…

  • War and Punishment

    War and Punishment
    av Professor H. E. Goemans

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691049441

    What makes wars drag on and why do they end when they do? Here H. E. Goemans brings theoretical rigor and empirical depth to a long-standing question of securities studies. He explores how various government leaders assess the cost of war in terms o…

  • Strong Borders, Secure Nation

    Strong Borders, Secure Nation
    av M. Taylor Fravel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691136097

    As China emerges as an international economic and military power, the world waits to see how the nation will assert itself globally. Yet, as M. Taylor Fravel shows in Strong Borders, Secure Nation, concerns that China might be prone to violent confl…

  • Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era

    Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era
    av Vipin Narang

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159836

    The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have weak institutions. How do these nuclear states--and…

  • Does Conquest Pay?

    Does Conquest Pay?
    av Peter Liberman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691002422

    Can foreign invaders successfully exploit industrial economies? Since control over economic resources is a key source of power, the answer affects the likelihood of aggression and how strenuously states should counter it. The resurgence of nationali…

  • The Politics of Secularism in International Relations

    The Politics of Secularism in International Relations
    av Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134666

    Conflicts involving religion have returned to the forefront of international relations. And yet political scientists and policymakers have continued to assume that religion has long been privatized in the West. This secularist assumption ignores the…

  • Stay the Hand of Vengeance

    Stay the Hand of Vengeance
    av Gary Jonathan Bass

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691092782

    International justice has become a crucial part of the ongoing political debates about the future of shattered societies like Bosnia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Cambodia, and Chile. Why do our governments sometimes display such striking idealism in the face of…

  • Why Wilson Matters

    Why Wilson Matters
    av Tony Smith

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183480

    How Woodrow Wilson's vision of making the world safe for democracy has been betrayed-and how America can fulfill it againThe liberal internationalist tradition is credited with America's greatest triumphs as a world power-and also its biggest failur…

  • The Cold War and After

    The Cold War and After
    av Marc Trachtenberg

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152035

    What makes for war or for a stable international system? Are there general principles that should govern foreign policy? In The Cold War and After, Marc Trachtenberg, a leading historian of international relations, explores how historical work can t…

  • The Cold War and After

    The Cold War and After
    av Marc Trachtenberg

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152028

    What makes for war or for a stable international system? Are there general principles that should govern foreign policy? In The Cold War and After, Marc Trachtenberg, a leading historian of international relations, explores how historical work can t…

  • Economic Interdependence and War

    Economic Interdependence and War
    av Dale C. Copeland

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161594

    Does growing economic interdependence among great powers increase or decrease the chance of conflict and war? Liberals argue that the benefits of trade give states an incentive to stay peaceful. Realists contend that trade compels states to struggle…

  • The Struggle for Power in Early Modern Europe

    The Struggle for Power in Early Modern Europe
    av Daniel H. Nexon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691137933

    Scholars have long argued over whether the 1648 Peace of Westphalia, which ended more than a century of religious conflict arising from the Protestant Reformations, inaugurated the modern sovereign-state system. But they largely ignore a more fundam…

  • Who Adjusts?

    Who Adjusts?
    av Beth A. Simmons

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691017105

    In this work Beth Simmons presents a fresh view of why governments decided to abide by or defect from the gold standard during the 1920s and 1930s. Previous studies of the spread of the Great Depression have emphasized "tit-for-tat" currency and tar…

  • Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today

    Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today
    av Tony Smith

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171678

    How Woodrow Wilson's vision of making the world safe for democracy has been betrayed--and how America can fulfill it againThe liberal internationalist tradition is credited with America's greatest triumphs as a world power--and also its biggest fail…

  • Active Defense

    Active Defense
    av M. Taylor Fravel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152134

    What changes in China's modern military policy reveal about military organizations and strategySince the 1949 Communist Revolution, China has devised nine different military strategies, which the People's Liberation Army (PLA) calls "strategic guide…