War and conflict

Explanations of war located at the level of the international system point to anarchy, on the one hand, and global capitalism, on the other, as two structural features that create conditions conducive to conflict and war. Conflicting accounts suggest that the president was targeted either by the Tut...

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Autor Principal: Tickner, Arlene Beth
Formato: Capítulo de libro (Book Chapter)
Publicado: Routledge 2020
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/30087
https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315756233
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spelling ir-10336-300872020-09-11T21:07:10Z War and conflict Guerra y conflicto Tickner, Arlene Beth International Relations Worlds Politics Conflict in the Global South Explanations of war located at the level of the international system point to anarchy, on the one hand, and global capitalism, on the other, as two structural features that create conditions conducive to conflict and war. Conflicting accounts suggest that the president was targeted either by the Tutsi Rwandan Patriot Front rebels, frustrated with the accord’s lack of progress, or by Hutu Power extremists who opposed it from the start. This chapter describes varied explanations of intrastate conflict in the global South, including state weakness, greed, resources and land, and identity. It provides a wide-ranging overview of distinct literatures and theories that have set out to understand the causes of war. The chapter shows that narrowing discussions of balance of power and arms races to strategic, military concerns ignores the deep links that such logics have with state and society building processes and with the “postcolonial anxiety” that often leads elites to mimic logics practiced by the West/North. 2020-01-01 2020-09-11T21:07:10Z info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion ISBN :9781315756233 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/30087 https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315756233 info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess application/pdf Routledge International Relations from the Global South Worlds of Difference
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topic International Relations
Worlds
Politics
Conflict in the Global South
spellingShingle International Relations
Worlds
Politics
Conflict in the Global South
Tickner, Arlene Beth
War and conflict
description Explanations of war located at the level of the international system point to anarchy, on the one hand, and global capitalism, on the other, as two structural features that create conditions conducive to conflict and war. Conflicting accounts suggest that the president was targeted either by the Tutsi Rwandan Patriot Front rebels, frustrated with the accord’s lack of progress, or by Hutu Power extremists who opposed it from the start. This chapter describes varied explanations of intrastate conflict in the global South, including state weakness, greed, resources and land, and identity. It provides a wide-ranging overview of distinct literatures and theories that have set out to understand the causes of war. The chapter shows that narrowing discussions of balance of power and arms races to strategic, military concerns ignores the deep links that such logics have with state and society building processes and with the “postcolonial anxiety” that often leads elites to mimic logics practiced by the West/North.
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