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Understanding War and Peace


Edited by Dan Reiter, Emory University, Atlanta
Published 2023


Written for undergraduate students studying the politics of conflict and cooperation, Understanding War and Peace considers the roots of global conflicts and the various means used to resolve them. Edited by Dan Reiter with contributing authors who are all leading scholars in the field, it balances approachable, engaging writing with a conceptually rigorous overview of the most important ideas in conflict studies. Focusing on concepts, policy, and historical applications, the text minimizes literature reviews and technical jargon to engagingly present…

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  • Authored by leading scholars in the field covering all topics typically found in IR courses
  • Includes quantitative cases studies for each chapter to introduce students to quantitative analysis, a growing part of IR studies other textbooks don't often address
  • Minimizes literature reviews and technical jargon to make accessible to lower undergraduate students

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