[PDF / EPUB] An Introduction to the Causes of War Patterns of Interstate Conflict from World War I to Ira This pioneering book explains the causes of war through a sustained combination of theoretical insights and detailed case studies Using the major theories of international conflict as a guide to exami to the Kindle Õ This pioneering book explains the causes of war through a sustained combination of theoretical insights An Introduction PDF/EPUB or and detailed case studies Using the major theories of international conflict as a guide to examine Introduction to the PDF/EPUB é contemporary examples of the Introduction to the Causes of Kindle - outbreak of war Cashman and Robinson find that while all wars have Introduction to the Causes of Kindle - multiple causes these factors typically combine in identifiable dangerous patterns In assessing and comparing these patterns this is the only undergraduate text to systematically join detailed case studies to the theories and empirical research carried out by political scientists on the causes of war Through the examples of World War I World War II in the Pacific the Six Day War the Indo Pakistani War of the Iran Ira War and the Ira War of the authors uncover the complex multilevel processes by which disputes between countries evolve into bloody conflicts They emphasize the importance of escalation through conflict spirals between rival countries They also point out the links between war and territorial disputes the underappreciated role of the domestic political environment especially internal political instability and the importance of crucial misperceptions by national leaders The authors identify specific patterns in which disputes escalate the classic rivalry spiral the domestic instability spiral and complex spirals They also find that wars between states of uneual power follow a starkly different pattern than wars between relative euals Ideal for a range of courses in international relations this focused text clearly explains theory and applies it to concrete examples in a way that allows students to fully understand the origins of war Added Case Study Ethiopian Eritrean War.
- 423 pages
- An Introduction to the Causes of War Patterns of Interstate Conflict from World War I to Ira
- Greg Cashman
- 22 April 2016 Greg Cashman