Order, Conflict and Violence
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Order, Conflict and Violence by Stathis N. Kalyvas
Book DescriptionThere might appear to be little that binds the study of order and the study of violence and conflict. Bloodshed in its multiple forms is often seen as something separate from and unrelated to the domains of 'normal' politics that constitute what we think of as order. But violence is used to create order, to maintain it, and to uphold it in the face of challenges. This volume demonstrates the myriad ways in which order and violence are inextricably intertwined. The chapters embrace such varied disciplines as political science, economics, history, sociology, philosophy, and law; employ different methodologies, from game theory to statistical modeling to in-depth historical narrative to anthropological ethnography; and focus on different units of analysis and levels of aggregation, from the state to the individual to the world system. All are essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand current trends in global conflict.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521722391
(228mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stathis N. Kalyvas
Order, Conflict and Violence, Hardback (September 2008)
This book demonstrates the myriad ways in which order and violence are inextricably intertwined.
Logic of Violence in Civil War, Paperback (May 2006)
This book demonstrates that there is logic to violence in civil war.
Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe, Paperback (August 1996)» View all books by Stathis N. Kalyvas
Although dominant in West European politics for more than a century, Christian Democratic parties remain largely unexplored and little understood. An investigation of how political identities and parties form, this book considers the origins of...
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Author Biography - Stathis N. Kalyvas
Stathis N. Kalyvas is Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he directs the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence. He is the author of The Logic of Violence in Civil War (2006) and The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe (1996). Ian Shapiro is Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he also serves as Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. His most recent books are Containment: Rebuilding a Strategy against Global Terror (2007), The Flight From Reality in the Human Sciences (2005), and Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Fight Over Taxing Inherited Wealth (with Michael Graetz, 2006). Tarek Masoud is an assistant professor of public policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. His current research focuses on the politics of religion in the Islamic world, particularly the ways in which Islamist parties shape - and are shaped by - their political environments. He is the co-editor of Problems and Methods in the Study of Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2004), and Order, Conflict, and Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He is the recipient of grants from the National Science Foundation and the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation. He is a graduate of Brown and Yale Universities.
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