By Piki Ish-Shalom

ISBN-10: 0472036297

ISBN-13: 9780472036295

ISBN-10: 0472118765

ISBN-13: 9780472118762

The Democratic Peace Thesis holds that democracies hardly ever make struggle on different democracies. Political scientists have complicated quite a few theories trying to establish accurately which parts of democracy advertise this mutual peace, usually hoping that Democratic Peace may be the ultimate and supreme antidote to struggle. even if, because the theories have been taken up by means of political figures, the rapid results have been battle and the perpetuation of hostilities.

Political theorist Piki Ish-Shalom sketches the origins and early educational improvement of the Democratic Peace Thesis. He then specializes in the ways that numerous Democratic Peace Theories have been utilized by invoice Clinton and George W. Bush either to form and to justify U.S. overseas coverage, quite the U.S. stance at the Israeli-Palestinian scenario and the battle in Iraq. within the end, Ish-Shalom boldly confronts the query of ways a lot accountability theoreticians needs to endure for the political uses—and misuses—of their ideas.

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