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Sarkees, Meredith Reid, 1950-
Resort to war : a data guide to inter-state, extra-state, intra-state, and non-state wars, 1816-2007 / Meredith Reid Sarkees and Frank Whelon Wayman
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JZ6385 .S27 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) War -- Causes
War -- Prevention
War -- Statistical methods
Physical Description xvii, 691 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-648) and index
Contents Introduction : The debate: is war evolving? ; The need for systematic studies of war ; Brief history of the correlates of war project ; Purpose of this work -- 1. The interstate and international systems : Theoretical foundations: state actors in the international system ; Five nested systems ; The correlates of war interstate system ; The international system ; The central system and the major power system -- 2. Defining and categorizing wars / Meredith Reid Sarkees : Defining war and a typology of war ; The initial classification ; An expanded typology of war ; The coding of wars ; Describing inter-state war ; Describing extra-state war ; Describing intra-state war ; Describing non-state war -- 3. The inter-state wars : List of inter-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of inter-state wars -- Analyzing inter-state wars -- 4. The extra-state wars : List of extra-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of extra-state wars ; Analyzing extra-state wars -- 5. The intra-state wars / Meredith Reid Sarkees : Defining intra-state war ; Civil wars ; Regional and inter-communal wars ; List of intra-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of intra-state wars ; Analyzing intra-state wars -- 6. The non-state wars : The non-state wars in chronological order ; Individual descriptions of non-state wars ; Analyzing non-state wars -- 7. What do we know about war? / Meredith Reid Sarkees : War and religion ; War and psychology ; War and philosophy ; New wars? ; A comprehensive view of trends in modern war ; What do the new data tell us? -- Appendix : Chronological list of all wars
Series Correlates of war series
Alternate Author Wayman, Frank Whelon

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