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It is a textual content concerning the factors, prevention and keep watch over of battle among countries and states that attracts upon learn from a variety of disciplines to handle person, cultural, social, financial, political and strategic elements. It rejects makes an attempt at common factors or prescriptions. This variation has been revised, prolonged and up-to-date to hide the replaced conditions of the post-Cold conflict global.

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1 29 30 THE C A USE S 0 F WAR The mobilization of these organizations to fight requires advance planning and provision directed toward an impending battle with a definable enemy. This preparation presupposes that the recourse to force has been seriously considered during a period of intensifying tension, usually featuring a series of demands and counterdemands between adversaries. Moreover, although some interpersonal violence may grow out of extended periods of hostility and may be systematically premeditated and planned out in advance (for example, a murder committed in order to collect insurance benefits), much interpersonal violence, probably the large majority of instances, occurs in acts of uncontrolled suddenlyburgeoning emotion.

302-331. 14. Carl L. Becker, The Declaration of Independence : A Study in the History of Political Ideas (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1922). 15. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels , The Communist Manifesto (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1955). 16. V. I. Lenin, "Theses on the Fundamental Tasks of the Second Congress of the Communist International ," (July 4, 1920) in Selected Works, vol. 10 (New York: International Publishers, 1935), pp. 162-179. 17. Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth , trans.

17. Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth , trans. Constance Farrington (New York: Grove Press, 1963), p. 73. 18. See Eugene Hollon, Frontier Violence: Another Look (New York: Oxford University Press, 1974). 19. For an analysis of typical movie scenarios of violence on the Western frontier, see Will Wright, Six Guns and Society: A Structural Study of the Western (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975). 20. For data on how a scarcity of resources for exchange correlates with violence, see Robert Bensing and Oliver Schroeder, Homicide in an Urban Community (Springfield, Ill: Charles C.

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