Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination by Elizabeth A. Stanley

By Elizabeth A. Stanley

Paths to Peace starts off by means of constructing a idea in regards to the family hindrances to creating peace and the position performed by way of shifts in states' governing coalitions in overcoming those stumbling blocks. particularly, it explains how the longer the conflict, the tougher it truly is to finish, simply because household stumbling blocks to peace develop into institutionalized over the years. subsequent, it exams this concept with a combined equipment approach—through old case stories and quantitative statistical research. eventually, it applies the idea to an in-depth research of the finishing of the Korean battle. via examining the family politics of the war's significant combatants—the Soviet Union, the USA, China, and North and South Korea—it explains why the ultimate armistice phrases accredited in July 1953 have been little varied from these proposed in the beginning of negotiations in July 1951, a few 294,000 extra battle-deaths later.

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