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Why Nations Fight By Richard Ned Lebow,

  • Title: Why Nations Fight
  • Author: Richard Ned Lebow
  • ISBN: 9780521170451
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
  • Four generic motives have historically led states to initiate war fear, interest, standing and revenge Using an original dataset, Richard Ned Lebow examines the distribution of wars across three and a half centuries and argues that, contrary to conventional wisdom, only a minority of these were motivated by security or material interest Instead, the majority are the resFour generic motives have historically led states to initiate war fear, interest, standing and revenge Using an original dataset, Richard Ned Lebow examines the distribution of wars across three and a half centuries and argues that, contrary to conventional wisdom, only a minority of these were motivated by security or material interest Instead, the majority are the result of a quest for standing, and for revenge an attempt to get even with states who had previously made successful territorial grabs Lebow maintains that today none of these motives are effectively served by war it is increasingly counterproductive and that there is growing recognition of this political reality His analysis allows for fine grained and persuasive forecasts about the future of war as well as highlighting areas of uncertainty.
    Why Nations Fight Four generic motives have historically led states to initiate war fear interest standing and revenge Using an original dataset Richard Ned Lebow examines the distribution of wars across three and a

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    1. Richard Lebow takes the classical liberal and realist lines on why nations go to war interest and security, mostly , convincingly refutes their deeply entrenched hypotheses and posits his own strong thesis that nations primarily go to war due to their need for standing, or honor He bases his hypothesis on an original data set in which he codes nation s motives for going to war rather than goals and interests, as most studies on why nations go to war do He concludes that nations go to war for fou [...]

    2. One of the most engaging and erudite international relations scholars, looking at one of the most important questions Why do nation s fight Lebow s argument is that standing ie respect is the main motivation, far outweighing revenge, security and material gain This is shown statistically across three centuries of conflict, with a focus on explaining recent conflicts.More importantly he argues, the world is changing such that the security and material gains are even harder to justifying in today [...]

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