Outline- Lecture 11- Peace

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Outline: Lecture 11- The Democratic Peace Do we need theories of peace? Negative and positive definitions of peace Gaddis—the Long Peace? Over-determination (a single observed outcome is determined by multiple causes) Doyle—the Democratic Peace What is a democracy? Accountability vs. civil rights Monadic vs. dyadic explanations Normative v. Structural explanations Puzzles: 1. why don’t Democracies s fight each other? 2. but fight others regularly? 3. and tend to emerge victorious? 4. why do they tend to reach peaceful settlements when disputes arise between them? 5. why are they more likely to initiate war against autocracies than vice-versa? 6. why do they tend to experience fewer battle deaths? 7. they more likely to fight when going through the transition to democracy 8. more likely to ally with other countries 9. cooperate and join more IOs 10. tend to trade and invest more 11. have shorter leader tenures Normative explanations: democracies externalize their domestic norms and apply them to
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2010 for the course POL 208 taught by Professor Wong during the Winter '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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