Democratization and the Danger of War

  • Mansfield E
  • Snyder J
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Examines why countries undergoing a democratization process are thrust into war. Nature of domestic political competition after autocracy's breakup; Aftershock of a failed democratization; Features of democratizing state; Statistical findings in democratization and war; Association between democratization and chance of war; Significance of ideology in competition for mass support.

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  • Edward D. Mansfield

  • Jack Snyder

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