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A review of an article by Randall L. Schweller on #Neoclassical #Realist #InternationalRelations Theory -- Peter Joseph Moons, Academic Papers

posted Feb 1, 2013, 2:32 AM by Peter Joseph Moons
In his article, "Unanswered Threats: A Neoclassical Realist Theory of Underbalancing,"1 Randall L. Schweller analyzes the phenomenon of "underbalancing:" states that do not respond adequately or not at all to threats from other states.  For the West, democracies are the ones that underbalance for lack of political unity.  Read the rest of the review for more insight and analysis on Schweller's theory.