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The Resource World polity : conflict and war : history, causes, consequences, cures, by James P. Speer

World polity : conflict and war : history, causes, consequences, cures, by James P. Speer

Label
World polity : conflict and war : history, causes, consequences, cures
Title
World polity
Title remainder
conflict and war : history, causes, consequences, cures
Statement of responsibility
by James P. Speer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Speer, James P.
Dewey number
327
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1242
LC item number
.S676 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International relations
  • International organization
  • Internationale orde
  • Vredesvraagstuk
Label
World polity : conflict and war : history, causes, consequences, cures, by James P. Speer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "February 1986."
  • Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- I. WHAT HAS HAPPENED -- A Summary of International History -- II. WHY HAS THIS HAPPENED? -- Because War Is Inherent in Human Nature? -- Man as Sinful -- Man as Aggressive -- Man as Greedy and Selfish -- Man the Glory-Seeker and the Bored -- Man as Stupid, Ignorant, Irrational, and Stubborn -- Man as Nationalist and True Believer -- Man as Fearful -- Because Nations Are Different from Each Other? -- Bad Nations -- Differences in the Natures of Nations -- Regional Cultures as Determinants of International Cooperation -- A Universal Culture? -- Because Anarchy Is Inherent in Any System of Independent Nations? -- Anarchy and the Enlightenment -- Anarchy in 19th Century Thought -- The Formal-Legalists -- Anarchy and the Realists -- The Behavioralists -- The Positivists -- The Neo-Realists -- Why War? -- Anarchy and Fear -- Anarchy's Criticism of the Other Two Hypotheses -- A General Theory of War -- Civil Radicalization -- A Way of Looking at the World International System -- Correlation of Explanation with Historical Generalizations -- Old Cures for War -- And That Explains Why Foreign Policy Is a Mess? -- The Rational Approach to Foreign Policy -- Rationality of Post-World War II Foreign Policies -- Application of Our Explanatory Theory to Post-World War II Foreign Policies -- Untried Cures for War -- III. SO WHAT OF THE FUTURE? -- What Will Happen If Things Go Along As They Are? -- Introduction -- The Things That Will Determine Anarchy's Future Intensities -- Future Intensities of Ideological Competition and Aggression -- World War III? -- Two Proven but Untried Cures -- If We Don't Want That to Happen, What Can Be Done? -- Introduction -- The Clark-Sohn Proposals -- Public Support for a World Government Able to Prevent War -- A World Government for Biological Survival -- The Likelihood of Civil War -- The Theory of Federal Government -- But Can We Get a World Government?
Control code
12971386
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780936609003
Lccn
85030056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)943665
Label
World polity : conflict and war : history, causes, consequences, cures, by James P. Speer
Publication
Note
  • "February 1986."
  • Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- I. WHAT HAS HAPPENED -- A Summary of International History -- II. WHY HAS THIS HAPPENED? -- Because War Is Inherent in Human Nature? -- Man as Sinful -- Man as Aggressive -- Man as Greedy and Selfish -- Man the Glory-Seeker and the Bored -- Man as Stupid, Ignorant, Irrational, and Stubborn -- Man as Nationalist and True Believer -- Man as Fearful -- Because Nations Are Different from Each Other? -- Bad Nations -- Differences in the Natures of Nations -- Regional Cultures as Determinants of International Cooperation -- A Universal Culture? -- Because Anarchy Is Inherent in Any System of Independent Nations? -- Anarchy and the Enlightenment -- Anarchy in 19th Century Thought -- The Formal-Legalists -- Anarchy and the Realists -- The Behavioralists -- The Positivists -- The Neo-Realists -- Why War? -- Anarchy and Fear -- Anarchy's Criticism of the Other Two Hypotheses -- A General Theory of War -- Civil Radicalization -- A Way of Looking at the World International System -- Correlation of Explanation with Historical Generalizations -- Old Cures for War -- And That Explains Why Foreign Policy Is a Mess? -- The Rational Approach to Foreign Policy -- Rationality of Post-World War II Foreign Policies -- Application of Our Explanatory Theory to Post-World War II Foreign Policies -- Untried Cures for War -- III. SO WHAT OF THE FUTURE? -- What Will Happen If Things Go Along As They Are? -- Introduction -- The Things That Will Determine Anarchy's Future Intensities -- Future Intensities of Ideological Competition and Aggression -- World War III? -- Two Proven but Untried Cures -- If We Don't Want That to Happen, What Can Be Done? -- Introduction -- The Clark-Sohn Proposals -- Public Support for a World Government Able to Prevent War -- A World Government for Biological Survival -- The Likelihood of Civil War -- The Theory of Federal Government -- But Can We Get a World Government?
Control code
12971386
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780936609003
Lccn
85030056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)943665

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