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Between Peace and War The Nature of International Crisis

by Richard Ned Lebow

Between Peace and War The Nature of International Crisis Synopsis

When is war is the result of a nation's deliberate decision to advance its vital interests by force of arms? When is it brought about by miscalculation? What causes policy-makers to misjudge the consequences of their actions? This book takes up these and other questions in a comparative study of the origins, politics, and outcomes of international crisis based on data from 27 historical cases.

Between Peace and War The Nature of International Crisis Press Reviews

Lebow has produced a significant work on international crises and their relationship to international politics. His integration of history and international relations theory is particularly laudatory, and he draws some important conclusions concerning deterrence theory and crisis management. -- Jerel A. Rosati * American Political Science Review *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780801832475
Publication date: 1st February 1984
Author: Richard Ned Lebow
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: International relations,

About Richard Ned Lebow

Richard Ned Lebow is the director of the Program in International Relations at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

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