By Gerald Schneider,Nils Petter Gleditsch

Researchers have lately reinvigorated the concept that key positive aspects linked to a capitalist association of the economic system render state states internally and externally extra peaceable. in accordance with this adage, the agreement depth of capitalist societies and the openness of the economic system are one of the major attributes that force those empirical relationships. stories at the Capitalist Peace complement the largely acquired examinations at the position that fiscal integration within the type of alternate and overseas direct funding play within the pacification of states. a few proponents of the peace-through-capitalism thesis controversially contend that this dating supersedes favorite causes like Democratic Peace in keeping with which democratic pairs of states face a discounted threat of conflict.

This quantity takes inventory of this debate. Authors additionally assessment the theoretical underpinnings of the connection and supply an updated proposal heritage and category of present learn. best students touch upon those theoretical propositions and empirical findings.

This e-book is a longer and revised model of a distinct factor of International Interactions.

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