xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
U21.2 .S4 2004
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Power laws, scaling, and fractals in the most lethal international and civil wars / Claudio Cioffi-Revilla and Manus I. Midlarsky A neural network analysis of militarized disputes, 1885-1992: temporal stability and causal complexity / Monica Lagazio and Bruce Russett Statesmen, popular wisdom, and empirical realities in the study of conflict and war: extending the 'Predictors of war in history and in the state of the world message' / Zeev Maoz The national interest versus individual political ambition: democracy, autocracy, and the reciprocation of force and violence in militarized interstate disputes / Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and James Lee Ray Arms, alliances, and success in militarized disputes and wars, 1816-1992 / Volker Krausse Interventions as influence / Douglas Lemke and Patrick M. Regan The slow roasting of sacred cows: J. David Singer and the democratic peace / Errol A. Henderson Alliances, territorial disputes, and the probability of war: testing for interactions / Paul D. Senese and John A. Vasquez Toward a scientific theory of war / Daniel S. Geller.