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The Resource Causes of war : power and the roots of conflict, Stephen Van Evera

Causes of war : power and the roots of conflict, Stephen Van Evera

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Causes of war : power and the roots of conflict
Title
Causes of war
Title remainder
power and the roots of conflict
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Van Evera
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What causes war? How can military conflicts best be prevented? A prominent political scientist here addresses these questions, offering ideas that will be widely debated."--BOOK JACKET. "Van Evera's book demonstrates that ideas from the Realist paradigm can offer strong explanations for international conflict and valuable prescriptions for its control."--Jacket
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DLC
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Van Evera, Stephen
Dewey number
355.02/7
Index
index present
LC call number
U21.2
LC item number
.V34 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cornell studies in security affairs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • Balance of power
  • International relations
Label
Causes of war : power and the roots of conflict, Stephen Van Evera
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illusions of Cheap War
  • To Prevent War, Promote Transparency
  • Jumping the Gun: First-Move Advantages and Crisis Instability
  • First-Strike, First-Mobilization, and First-Move Advantages
  • Hypotheses on the Effects of First-Move Advantages
  • Tests of Stability Theory
  • Causes of and Cures for First-Move Advantage
  • Power Shifts: Windows of Opportunity and Vulnerability
  • Types of Windows
  • Hypotheses on the Effects of Windows
  • Questions Addressed, Why They Arise
  • Tests of Window Theory
  • Causes and Cures of Windows
  • Cumulative Resources
  • What Is Cumulativity?
  • Cumulativity and Conflict
  • Types of Cumulativity
  • Beliefs about Cumulativity and Their Implications
  • The Future of Cumulativity
  • Offense, Defense, and the Security Dilemma
  • Hypotheses on the Effects of Offense Dominance
  • Arguments Advanced, Answers Offered
  • Qualifications: When Offensive Doctrines and Capabilities Cause Peace
  • Causes of Offense and Defense Dominance
  • Predictions and Tests of Offense-Defense Theory
  • How Much History Can Offense-Defense Theory Explain?
  • Offense-Defense Theory in Perspective
  • Offense-Defense Theory and the Outbreak of World War I
  • The Rise of the Cult of the Offensive, 1890-1914
  • Predictions of Offense-Defense Theory about Europe, 1890-1914
  • Evidence on Offense-Defense Theory, 1890-1914
  • Offense-Defense Theory and the Test of 1914
  • Implications for Realism
  • Methods
  • Plan of the Book
  • False Optimism: Illusions of the Coming War
  • False Hope and War
  • Illusions of Victory
Control code
ocm40331094
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780801482953
Lccn
98043650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40331094
Label
Causes of war : power and the roots of conflict, Stephen Van Evera
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illusions of Cheap War
  • To Prevent War, Promote Transparency
  • Jumping the Gun: First-Move Advantages and Crisis Instability
  • First-Strike, First-Mobilization, and First-Move Advantages
  • Hypotheses on the Effects of First-Move Advantages
  • Tests of Stability Theory
  • Causes of and Cures for First-Move Advantage
  • Power Shifts: Windows of Opportunity and Vulnerability
  • Types of Windows
  • Hypotheses on the Effects of Windows
  • Questions Addressed, Why They Arise
  • Tests of Window Theory
  • Causes and Cures of Windows
  • Cumulative Resources
  • What Is Cumulativity?
  • Cumulativity and Conflict
  • Types of Cumulativity
  • Beliefs about Cumulativity and Their Implications
  • The Future of Cumulativity
  • Offense, Defense, and the Security Dilemma
  • Hypotheses on the Effects of Offense Dominance
  • Arguments Advanced, Answers Offered
  • Qualifications: When Offensive Doctrines and Capabilities Cause Peace
  • Causes of Offense and Defense Dominance
  • Predictions and Tests of Offense-Defense Theory
  • How Much History Can Offense-Defense Theory Explain?
  • Offense-Defense Theory in Perspective
  • Offense-Defense Theory and the Outbreak of World War I
  • The Rise of the Cult of the Offensive, 1890-1914
  • Predictions of Offense-Defense Theory about Europe, 1890-1914
  • Evidence on Offense-Defense Theory, 1890-1914
  • Offense-Defense Theory and the Test of 1914
  • Implications for Realism
  • Methods
  • Plan of the Book
  • False Optimism: Illusions of the Coming War
  • False Hope and War
  • Illusions of Victory
Control code
ocm40331094
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780801482953
Lccn
98043650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40331094

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