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Action for peace and democracy

Action for peace and democracy

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Published by s.n. in [Toronto? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCanadian Congress for Peace and Democracy.
    ContributionsCanadian Congress for Peace and Democracy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1963 A38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18709127M

    How can leaders craft political institutions that will sustain the peace and foster democracy in ethnically divided societies after conflicts as destructive as civil wars? Under turbulent conditions the leaders of ethnic groups, governments, and international organizations face the challenge of designing political arrangements that can simultaneously meet the tests of equal representation. depending on how you define “democracy,” “war,” and “peace.” One rebuttal to the democratic peace theory is found in the Big Mac Peace Theory; this cheeky modifi-cation points out that no two countries with a McDonald’s have ever gone to war The argument claims that what the .   Peace and regime type can be examined at the dyadic, nation, and system levels. At the dyadic level, it is well established that democracies rarely if ever fight each other. At the national level, the broad consensus is that there is no significant relationship between democracy and war participation, but this conclusion remains controversial.


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