world politics the democratic peace and the capitalist peace schools of thought 175 300 word response
Please post your reply to the following prompt. Responses should be between 175-300 words. Your response should clearly state your argument and then offer specific evidence and/or reasoning to support the argument. If you are refuting anotherâ€™s argument, you should offer specific counterpoints and evidence that refutes it and/or supports your alternative argument. Stay away from moralizing- these should be logic-based arguments- and never, ever, in an academic setting, use the phrase â€œI feel.â€ Your submissions should be well-reasoned and backed by evidence.
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***NO PLAGIARISM, PLEASE USE THE READINGS PROVIDED TO GET AN IDEA OF THE TOPICS
THIS IS WORLD POLITICS CLASS, POS 360
You read two different theories explaining the same phenomenon â€“ The Democratic Peace and The Capitalist Peace. Which school of thought do you think more accurately identifies the underlying causes of peace between the advanced, capitalist democracies? In your answer, be sure it is clear that you read and understood the theory you discuss. Citations are not necessary (and will not count toward word count).
MATERIAL FOR ASSIGNMENT:
Read Gartzke The Capitalist Peace pgs 166-173 (1-8) & 180/182 (15/17)- you do not need to worry about the research design or statistical results.
Read Hovi et al. When Do (Imposed) Economic Sanctions Work? pgs. 479-490 (1-13)
*THE IMAGE BELOW IS AN EXAMPLE RESPONSE