PWAD 369 Reading 1
Kaplan, Robert D. "The Coming Anarchy." Atlantic Monthly 273, no. 2 (1994): 44-77.
How scarcity, crime, overpopulation, tribalism, and disease are rapidly destroying the social
fabric of our planet
West Africa, Tyranny, Crime, Sierra Le
PWAD 369 Reading 9
Maoz, Zeev, and Bruce Russett. "Normative and Structural Causes of Democratic Peace, 19461986." American Political Science Review 87, no. 3 (Sept 1993): 624-39.
Democracies rarely clash with one another in violent conflict.
PWAD 369 Reading 8
Domestic Politics and War
Nicholls, Natsuko H., Paul K. Huth, and Benjamin J. Appel. "When Is Domestic Political Unrest
Related to International Conflict? Diversionary Theory and Japanese Foreign Policy, 1890
1941." International Studie
PWAD 369 Reading 7
Humphreys, Macartan, and Jeremy M. Weinstein. "Who Fights? The Determinants of
Participation in Civil War." American Journal of Political Science 52, no. 2 (2008): 436-55.
grievance, selective incentives, and social sanctions
PWAD 369 Reading 6
Mueller, John. "The Banality of Ethnic War." International Security 25, no. 1 (2000): 42-70.
So-called ethnic wars operate exactly like regular wars. Neighbors do not spontaneously rise up
in civil war. The combatants were typically gan
PWAD 369 Reading 5
Huntington, Samuel P. "The Clash of Civilizations." Foreign Affairs 72, no. 3 (Sum 1993): 2249.
the primary axis of conflict in the future will be along cultural and religious lines
World politics is entering a new phase, in which the g
PWAD 369 Reading 4
Jervis, Robert. "War and Misperception." Journal of Interdisciplinary History 18, no. 4 (1988):
People pay more attention to negative events and focus less on positive.
Game of chicken actors minimally rational and maintain con
PWAD 369 Reading 3
Mearsheimer, John J. "Why We Will Soon Miss the Cold War." Atlantic 266, no. 2 (Aug. 1990:
The conditions that have made for decades of peace in the West are fast disappearing, as Europe
prepares to return to the multi-polar system
PWAD 369 Reading 2
Mueller, John. "Why Isn't There More Violence?" Security Studies 13, no. 3 (2004): 191-203.
Death by automobile - The key point is that the chances that a randomly selected inhabitant of
the twentieth century would die of war or mass ki
PWAD 369 Reading 10
Fearon, James D. "Rationalist Explanations for War." International Organization 49, no. 3
Fearon seeks to identify the causes of war that are consistent with the rationality assumption(s).
He begins with two stylized o