Domestic Political Considerations

Human capital costs who would choose to give up their

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Unformatted text preview: ccessful, too productive inside a state Generates overproduction, inadequate investment opportunities Maximized all resources in state, must look outside state, cannot survive in one state, capitalists have to look overseas, more expansion This expansion / imperialism only serves the interests of oppressors Democratic Peace No two democratic state have gone to war, liberal democracies are better able to communicate their intentions than non democracies, thereby solving the security dilemma Kant (1795) – “perpetual peace” – when people bear the costs of war, wars are less likely. Human capital costs , who would choose to give up their lives? Contemporary Democratic Peace theory rest on 2 arguments: Structural Argument – institutions in democracies that constrain them in their...
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