Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace (Paperback)

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Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace (Paperback)

By Richard K. Betts (Editor)

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Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard K. Betts's Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this popular reader help students engage in key debates over the future of war and the new forms that violent conflict will take. Conflict After the Cold War encourages closer scrutiny of the political, economic, social, and military factors that drive war and peace.

New to the Sixth Edition

Eight new readings covering issues that have grown in salience since the previous edition or that present new interpretations of answers to old problems, including pieces by Robert Kagan, Edward O. Wilson, Scott D. Sagan, Robert Jervis and Jason Healey, Jacqueline L. Hazelton, Oystein Tunsjo, and Michael Beckley.

Updated volume and chapter introductions and a new reading by Richard K. Betts.

Richard K. Betts is Leo A. Shifrin Professor of War and Peace Studies in the Department of Political Science and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and author of American Force, Enemies of Intelligence, Military Readiness, Surprise Attack, and other books.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032010083
ISBN-10: 1032010088
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 31st, 2021
Pages: 706
Language: English