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Published: 17 March 2016

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199301027

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The Puzzle of Peace

The Evolution of Peace in the International System

Gary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas

  • Reconceptualizes peace as more than the absence of war
  • Provides the first data set on peace in the international system
  • Only study to systematically trace the evolution of peace in the international system
  • Offers a theory for the rise of peace based on the management of territorial conflict facilitated by various international norms and conflict management institutions