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Explaining War and Peace: Case Studies and Necessary by Jack Levy,Gary Goertz

By Jack Levy,Gary Goertz

This edited quantity specializes in using ‘necessary situation counterfactuals’ in explaining key occasions in 20th century historical past, the origins of the 1st international conflict and the tip of the chilly War.

Containing essays by means of major figures within the box, this ebook analyzes the causal logics of useful and adequate stipulations, demonstrates the range of other ways that helpful situation counterfactuals are used to provide an explanation for the explanations of person occasions, and identifies error often made in utilizing this way of causal good judgment to person occasions. It contains discussions of causal chains, contingency, severe junctures, and ‘powder keg’ causes, and the function of invaluable stipulations in each one.

Explaining conflict and Peace should be of serious curiosity to scholars of qualitative research, the 1st international battle, the chilly warfare, foreign heritage and diplomacy thought in general.

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