The Militant Face of Democracy by Anna Geis,Harald Müller,Niklas Schörnig

By Anna Geis,Harald Müller,Niklas Schörnig

Democratic peace thought - the argument that democracies very hardly visit conflict with one another - has come less than assault lately for being too naïve and for neglecting the significant quantity of wars fought by way of democracies, particularly because the finish of the chilly battle. This quantity deals a clean viewpoint via arguing that an identical norms which are accountable for the democratic peace may be argued to be liable for democratic war-proneness. The authors express that democratic norms, that are frequently understood to reason peaceable behaviour, are seriously contested while facing a non-democratic different. The publication hence integrates democratic peace and democratic battle into one constant theoretical point of view, emphasising the effect of nationwide id. The publication concludes via arguing that each one democracies have a 'weak spot' the place they might be keen to interact militarily.

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