Assessing the Capitalist Peace by Gerald Schneider,Nils Petter Gleditsch

By Gerald Schneider,Nils Petter Gleditsch

Researchers have lately reinvigorated the concept key positive factors linked to a capitalist association of the financial system render state states internally and externally extra peaceable. in line with this adage, the agreement depth of capitalist societies and the openness of the economic climate are one of the major attributes that force those empirical relationships. stories at the Capitalist Peace complement the greatly got examinations at the position that fiscal integration within the type of exchange and overseas direct funding play within the pacification of states. a few proponents of the peace-through-capitalism thesis controversially contend that this courting supersedes favourite reasons like Democratic Peace based on which democratic pairs of states face a discounted chance of conflict.


This quantity takes inventory of this debate. Authors additionally overview the theoretical underpinnings of the connection and supply an up to date notion historical past and type of present study. prime students touch upon those theoretical propositions and empirical findings.


This ebook is a longer and revised model of a different factor of International Interactions.

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