Oppositions, Leaders and War

Oppositions, Leaders and War

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For undergraduate courses in International Conflict and Comparative Foreign Policy, or as a supplement for Introduction to International Relations.This survey is the only available single volume overview of the rich and diverse emerging literature on how domestic politics influences international politics. The text's analytic, comparative approach examines the politics and the complexity of domestic influence on the foreign policy of the United States and other Great Powers. Historical examples illustrate how domestic politics have influenced decisions for key historical conflicts and periods of extended peace, providing a broad statement about the literature for a general framework for understanding how domestic politics comes to shape international conflict and peace.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131107461
  • 9780131107465

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Domestic Political Explanations of Foreign Policy in I.R. Theory. 2. Democratic Peace Theory and Explaining Great Power Conflicts. 3. Domestic Political Crises and Pressures for Conflictual Foreign Policies. 4. Domestic Political Deadlock and Constraints on Assertive Foreign Policy. 5. Leaders, Alternative Ruling Strategies, and Divergent Foreign Policies. 6. Political Decay, Leadership Change, and the Domestic Road to War. 7. Conclusion: Domestic Politics and Stability in 21st Century International Policies.show more