Search for dissertations about: "the diversionary theory of war"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words the diversionary theory of war.

  1. 1. The Political Use of Force : Beyond National Security Considerations as a Source of American Foreign Policy

    Author : Mikael Blomdahl; Jan Hallenberg; Jonas Tallberg; Erik Noreen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United States of America; the presidential use of force; foreign policy analysis; realism; domestic politics; the diversionary theory of war; decision-making.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In addressing the question of what explains the tendency of the presidents of the United States to use military force on many occasions to solve international problems the realist perspective has been strongly dominant in political science. This study sets out to address and challenge whether what may be called realist privilege still qualifies as an understanding of this American phenomenon. READ MORE