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The debate within liberal peace studies on how to build peaceful societies has produced an important body of knowledge that is informing and shaping the governance of many countries in Africa and around the world.

Review of Politics, , Spring, Alone among human societies, democracies do not fight wars with others of their own kind. The reason is because they are self-organizing systems rather than instrumental hierarchies, like undemocratic states.

Understanding Conflict and War: War, Power, Peace

The book provides a critical and constructive assessment of the many contributions to social science and politics made by Professor R. Rummel was a prolific writer and an important teacher and mentor to a number of people who in turn have made their mark on the profession.

His work has always been controversial. But after the end of the Cold War, his views on genocide and the democratic peace in particular have gained wide recognition in the profession. He was also a pioneer in the use of statistical methods in international relations.

His work in not easily classified in the traditional categories of international relations research realism, idealism, and constructivism. He was by no means a pacifist and his views on the US-Soviet arms race led him to be classified as a hawk.

But his work on the democratic peace has become extremely influential among liberal IR scholars and peace researchers. Above all, he was a libertarian. Open Access. Springer Professional. Back to the search result list. This book is open access under a CC BY license. Open Access Chapter 1. Rummel—A Multi-faceted Scholar Abstract.

Rudolph J. Rummel always published just as R. Rummel but was well known in the profession as Rudy. He was a man of many talents, and to some of his readers he may also have seemed to present many different faces. He came from a broken home, yet became a devoted husband and father. He had an extensive academic publication record, but he also wrote six novels.

He was an academic loner, but acquired a wide following, which has continued to expand after he withdrew from the academic scene and promises to continue to grow even after his death. PDF View full text.

My first class was Introduction to American Politics and the professor called out roll on the first day. I basked in a brief sensation of being the child of a celebrity. His scholarship was characterized by his exceptionally rigorous and open-minded quest to test theoretical explanations with empirical data while explicating the associated assumptions and normative implications.

His legacy, however, lives on in his example of a citizen scholar, whose commitment to take intellectual discussions beyond the academy into practice as he sought in everything he did to realize freedom and dignity with peace. Professor R. Rummel passed away in the spring of The ashes of his body are now floating on the waves of the beautiful Kaneohe Bay he had loved so much, but his soul and teaching will live on in the minds of his students. I first met Rudy in when I was an incoming graduate student at Northwestern University.

Harold Guetzkow was then the principal investigator of the Dimensionality of Nations DON Project, Harold appointed Rudy as his project supervisor while Rudy was working on his dissertation. I was recruited by Harold to work on the project as a data collector and statistical analyst.

We worked well together because of the rigor with which Rudy pursued his work on the DON Project, an integral part of his thesis research. The s saw, among other developments, the adoption of arms control treaties such as SALT I and II, scientific collaboration between astronauts and cosmonauts, and the expanding of trade ties between Washington and Moscow.

Rudy Rummel consistently was a bold and innovative scholar. In the s, the field of international relations was still in the grip of contemporary and diplomatic historians or international lawyers. This did not satisfy him. He looked for a more scientific approach modeled on the natural sciences. Soon after it was published, a perspicacious review of R. When the scientific revolution in the study of international relations IR started in the s, two prominent early pioneers who had particularly lasting impact on the field were Rudolph J.

Rummel and J. David Singer. In his seminal book Power Kills , Rummel summarizes decades of research on the democratic peace to make a single, pointed argument: that the worst kinds of violence—mass killings carried out by governments—are entirely explained by the tyrannical nature of the regime that commit such crimes.

Thanks to him, I already knew something about factor analysis, having read his dissertation. I was equally familiar with arguments about peace among democratic states, because my major was in international relations with a minor in jurisprudence i.

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Understanding Conflict and War. Vol. V.: The Just Peace

The final volume of a massive study of conflict and peace by an American political scientist. The general approach is Wilsonian although not so described by the author , stressing the concepts of individual freedom, national self-determination, sovereign equality, representative government, control of violence, social contract national and international , and a strengthened international peacekeeping organization. For the most part it is an exposition of principles with little guidance on how to move toward a just peace in the disordered and violence-prone world of today. This site uses cookies to improve your user experience. Click here to learn more.

R.J. Rummel: An Assessment of His Many Contributions

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The book provides a critical and constructive assessment of the many contributions to social science and politics made by Professor R. Rummel was a prolific writer and an important teacher and mentor to a number of people who in turn have made their mark on the profession. His work has always been controversial. But after the end of the Cold War, his views on genocide and the democratic peace in particular have gained wide recognition in the profession.

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Understanding Conflict and War , Vol . 4-War , Power , Peace , by Rudolph Rummel

Law of War or Peace Through Law? Hard as this is to believe, we live in one of the most peaceful periods of human history. These comparatively recent improvements in peace and security did not occur spontaneously.

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Он с силой стукнул бутылкой по столу и вцепился в рубашку Беккера. - Она девушка Эдуардо, болван. Только тронь ее, и он тебя прикончит. ГЛАВА 56 Мидж Милкен в сердцах выскочила из своего кабинета и уединилась в комнате для заседаний, которая располагалась точно напротив. Кроме тридцати футов ого стола красного дерева с буквами АНБ в центре столешницы, выложенной из черных пластинок вишневого и орехового дерева, комнату украшали три акварели Мариона Пайка, ваза с листьями папоротника, мраморная барная стойка и, разумеется, бачок для охлаждения воды фирмы Спарклетс.

Understanding Conflict and War: War, Power, Peace

Личный кабинет Лиланда Фонтейна ничем не походил на остальные помещения дирекции.

 Директор. Директор! - кричал. ГЛАВА 95 Кровь Христа… чаша спасения… Люди сгрудились вокруг бездыханного тела на скамье. Вверху мирно раскачивалась курильница.

Тот, что был пониже ростом, смерил его холодным взглядом. - Сюда, мистер Беккер. Быстрее. Беккер повернулся и побежал, но успел сделать только один шаг. Мужчина выхватил оружие и выстрелил.

Может, заскочить на секунду, когда просмотрю эти отчеты. Бринкерхофф взял первую распечатку. ШИФРОВАЛКА - ПРОИЗВОДИТЕЛЬНОСТЬРАСХОДЫ Настроение его сразу же улучшилось. Мидж оказала ему настоящую услугу: обработка отчета шифровалки, как правило, не представляла собой никаких трудностей.

Я прихожу сюда каждый вечер. А что, если этот парень способен ему помочь. - Прошу прощения, - сказал .

 И японцы действительно верят, что Цифровая крепость - это нечто особенное. Самое лучшее из того, что можно найти на рынке. - Должно быть, Танкадо держится в стороне от таких вещей, но всем известно, что он гений.

Даже директор не ставил под сомнение чутье Мидж Милкен - у нее была странная особенность всегда оказываться правой. - Что-то затевается, - заявила Мидж.  - И я намерена узнать, что. ГЛАВА 49 Беккер с трудом поднялся и рухнул на пустое сиденье.

Он посмотрел на приближающуюся фигуру, затем перевел взгляд на кольцо.

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    CONFLICT AND WAR*. By R.J. Rummel. For the five-volumes of Understanding Conflict and War, see: Vol.

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    PDF | Soon after it was published, a perspicacious review of R.J. Rummel's Understanding Conflict and War (UCW) predicted that the work.

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