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Advancing Peace Research free pdf Professor J. David Singer has been arguably the most important influence on quantitative research into the causes and attributes of war. His pioneering work on the Correlates of War project at the University of Michigan and his numerous books and articles have inspired generations of researchers in the fields of international relations, conflict analysis, security studies and peace science. This collection is a carefully selected overview of his work which provides not only an excellent introduction to his considerable methodological, theoretical and empirical contributions but also an intellectual history of developments in the field of international relations which are reflected in Professor Singer's work. This is essential reading for all those with an interest in the use of quantitative methods in social science, the changing nature of the study of international relations and the analysis of war and peace.

About J. David Singer

J. David Singer, a globally recognized scholar of international politics, passed away in 2009. At the time of his death, David Singer was Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, where he'd been on faculty since 1958 until retiring in 2002. Professor Singer was a lucid and prolific writer who produced, alone and with co-authors, more than 120 articles in academic journals as well over 20 books and edited volumes over his long career. He received lifetime achievement awards from the American Political Science Association and the International Studies Association and is listed in Who's Who in America. Professor Singer started the Correlates of War project in 1963. This academic study of the history of warfare. is concerned with collecting data about the history of wars and conflict among states and has driven forward quantitative research into the causes of warfare. The project has collected data on many attributes of international politics and national capabilities over time. The data have been used extensively by researchers examining such relationships and seeking to explain when countries go to war or avoid it, when they trade, when they form alliances and so on. The COW Project remains active and growing more than 45 years on.

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Author : J. David Singer
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 19 April 2012
ISBN : 0415779596
EAN : 9780415779593
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 312 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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