Item Details

Print View

Dictators at War and Peace

Jessica L. P. Weeks
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2014.
Language
English
Series
Cornell Studies in Security Affairs
ISBN
9780801452963, 0801452961, 9780801479823, 0801479827
Contents
  • Authoritarian regimes and the domestic politics of war and peace
  • Audiences, preferences, and decisions about war
  • Hypotheses, implications, and cases
  • Initiating international conflict
  • Measuring authoritarian regime type
  • Modeling the initiation of international conflict
  • Results
  • Winners, losers, and survival
  • Selecting wars
  • War outcomes in the past century
  • Outcomes of militarized interstate disputes, 1946-2000
  • The consequences of defeat
  • Personalist dictators: shooting from the hip
  • Saddam Hussein and the 1990 invasion of Kuwait
  • Josef Stalin: a powerful but loose cannon
  • Juntas: using the only language they understand
  • Argentina and the Falklands/Malvinas war
  • Japan's road to World War II
  • Machines: looking before they leap
  • The North Vietnamese wars against the US, South Vietnam, and Cambodia
  • The Soviet Union in the post-Stalin era
  • Conclusion: dictatorship, war, and peace.
Description
xiii, 247 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-239) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 02825aam a2200601 i 4500
    001 u6436776
    003 SIRSI
    005 20141114104921.0
    008 140530t20142014nyu b 001 0 eng c
    010
      
      
    a| 2014021002
    015
      
      
    a| GBB4B7382 2| bnb
    016
    7
      
    a| 016899173 2| Uk
    019
      
      
    a| 871508655
    020
      
      
    a| 9780801452963 q| (cloth: q| alkaline paper)
    020
      
      
    a| 0801452961 q| (cloth: q| alkaline paper)
    020
      
      
    a| 9780801479823 q| (paperback : q| alkaline paper)
    020
      
      
    a| 0801479827 q| (paperback : q| alkaline paper)
    024
    8
      
    a| 40024015890
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) o871508618
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)871508618 z| (OCoLC)871508655
    042
      
      
    a| pcc
    040
      
      
    a| NIC/DLC b| eng e| rda c| COO d| DLC d| YUS d| YDXCP d| BTCTA d| BDX d| OCLCF d| NDD d| IG# d| UKMGB d| CDX
    050
    0
    0
    a| JC495 b| .W44 2014
    082
    0
    0
    a| 321.9092/2 2| 23
    100
    1
      
    a| Weeks, Jessica L. P., e| author.
    245
    1
    0
    a| Dictators at war and peace / c| Jessica L. P. Weeks.
    264
      
    1
    a| Ithaca ; a| London : b| Cornell University Press, c| 2014.
    264
      
    4
    c| ©2014
    300
      
      
    a| xiii, 247 pages ; c| 24 cm.
    336
      
      
    a| text 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| unmediated 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| volume 2| rdacarrier
    490
    1
      
    a| Cornell studies in security affairs
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-239) and index.
    505
    0
      
    a| Authoritarian regimes and the domestic politics of war and peace -- Audiences, preferences, and decisions about war -- Hypotheses, implications, and cases -- Initiating international conflict -- Measuring authoritarian regime type -- Modeling the initiation of international conflict -- Results -- Winners, losers, and survival -- Selecting wars -- War outcomes in the past century -- Outcomes of militarized interstate disputes, 1946-2000 -- The consequences of defeat -- Personalist dictators: shooting from the hip -- Saddam Hussein and the 1990 invasion of Kuwait -- Josef Stalin: a powerful but loose cannon -- Juntas: using the only language they understand -- Argentina and the Falklands/Malvinas war -- Japan's road to World War II -- Machines: looking before they leap -- The North Vietnamese wars against the US, South Vietnam, and Cambodia -- The Soviet Union in the post-Stalin era -- Conclusion: dictatorship, war, and peace.
    650
      
    0
    a| Dictators.
    650
      
    0
    a| Authoritarianism.
    650
      
    0
    a| Military policy x| Decision making.
    650
      
    0
    a| Politics and war.
    830
      
    0
    a| Cornell studies in security affairs.
    596
      
      
    a| 2
    999
      
      
    a| JC495 .W44 2014 w| LC i| X031652798 k| CHECKEDOUT l| STACKS m| ALDERMAN t| BOOK
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview
Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Alderman CHECKED OUT N/A Unavailable