- Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Preface; General Introduction: Polemology; Part I: Alienation, Legitimacy and the Roots of War; 1 Alienation and the Origins and Prevention of War; 3 Gender and the Causes, Tactics and Consequences of War; 4 Age of Progress or "Age of Extremes?": The Escalation of Warfare in Modern Times and the Nature of its Mutation; 5 The State as a Cause of War: Anarchist and Autonomist Critiques of War; 6 Majority Rule -- A Cause of War?; 7 The Legitimacy of War -- Toward a New Principle for Intervention, with its Application to the Iraq War of 2003
- This comprehensive volume brings us a much needed analysis of wars throughout the ages, their origins, their development and their consequences. A valuable understanding that is ideal for social scientists from a variety of different backgrounds.
- 9780754696278 (electronic bk.)
0754696278 (electronic bk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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