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  1. TitleWhy we fight : the roots of war and the paths to peace / Christopher Blattman
    Author Blattman, Christopher (Author)
    PublicationNew York : Viking, [2022]
    Copyright notice date©2022
    Scope388 stran : ilustrace, mapy ; 24 cm
    CountryUnited States
    LanguageEnglish
    NoteObsahuje bibliografii a rejstřík
    Annotation"Why We Fight draws on decades of economics, political science, psychology, and real-world interventions to lay out the root causes and remedies for war, showing that violence is not the norm; that there are only five reasons why conflict wins over compromise; and how peacemakers turn the tides through tinkering, not transformation. From warring states to street gangs, ethnic groups and religious sects to political factions, there are common dynamics to heed and lessons to learn. Along the way, through Blattman’s time studying Medellín, Chicago, Sudan, England, and more, we learn from vainglorious monarchs, dictators, mobs, pilots, football hooligans, ancient peoples, and fanatics. What of remedies that shift incentives away from violence and get parties back to dealmaking? Societies are surprisingly good at interrupting and ending violence when they want to—even gangs do it." --Cover
    Výrazy tezauru válka * násilí * sociální problém * etnický spor * společenský konflikt * náboženský konflikt * politologie
    Klasifikační znaky0816 - Mezinárodní rovnováha
    2826 - Sociální vztahy
    0431 - Politický život a bezpečnost veřejnosti
    3611.3 - Politologie a sociologie
    ISBN978-1-9848-8157-1
    Copy count1, currently available 1
    Document kindMonografie
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