Hawks and Doves: Democratic Peace Theory Revisited
Is there a causal mechanism underlying the decision to attack another country when on the brink of war? If so, does this mechanism differ between regime-types? Political scientist Femke Bakker (Leiden University) addresses this question from a political psychological and comparative perspective and tests the microfoundations of democratic peace theory simultaneously with alternative theories of decision-making in conflict situations.
- Femke Bakker
- 09 April 2018