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Chapter 4 - o Makes the bargaining range much smaller More...

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Chapter 4 Domestic Politics and War War Model Domestic groups in war International groups and war Why War Usually more rational to bargain than go to war Usually due to internal characteristics of the states Many different reasons o Arms o Land o Religion o Economics Domestic Groups and War o War serves the interests of some groups within the society o Certain institutions encourage war Logic of Collective Action Smaller groups will be better organized and thus more influential Larger groups suffer from free riding Groups will prevail in shaping policy according to their disparate and narrow interests at the expense of a unified nation interest Domestic Institutions and War Leaders may start war to stay in power or get re-elected Rally effect: short term boost in government approval
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Unformatted text preview: o Makes the bargaining range much smaller More likely to have war Is the culture combative? o Hawk vs. Dove o Doves Bargaining rage is huge Really do not want war o Hawk Bargaining range is very small They are willing to go to war Democratic Institutions and War Less likely to go to war Leaders are accountable Takes a long time, more chance for bargaining More voice of the people Promotion of negotiation Transparency o Better allows resolution of information o Less likely for war Democracies are just as likely to go to war with non-democracies o Demands of non-democracies not always seen as legitimate o Dictators can partake in riskier behavior Not accountable o Lack of transparency...
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