Nils Petter Gleditsch: Pioneer in the Analysis of War and Peace.pdf

Nils Petter Gleditsch: Pioneer in the Analysis of War and Peace.pdf


This book presents Nils Petter Gleditsch, a staff member of the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO) since 1964, a former editor of the Journal for Peace Research (1983-2010), a former president of the International Studies Association (2008-2009) and the recipient of several academic awards as a pioneer in the scientific analysis of war and peace. This unique anthology covers major themes in his distinguished career as a peace researcher. An autobiographical, critical retrospective puts his work on conflict and peace into a broader context, while a comprehensive bibliography documents his publications over a period of nearly 50 years. Part II documents his wide-ranging contributions on globalization, democratization and liberal peace, on international espionage, environmental security, climate change and conflict and on the decline of war and more generally of violence as a tool in conflict.

Personal retrospective & What's next.- Bibliography.- Time Differences and International Interaction.- Focus On: Democracy and Peace.- The Treholt Case - A Review of the Literature.- Armed Conflict and the Environment. A Critique of the.- The Liberal Moment Fifteen Years On'. Presidential Address, International Studies Association.- Whither the Weather? Climate Change and Conflict.- The Decline of War - The Main Issues.


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