Causes of War by Jack S. Levy, William R. Thompson

By Jack S. Levy, William R. Thompson

Written through best students within the box, motives of warfare offers the 1st accomplished research of the major theories with regards to the origins of either interstate and civil wars.

- makes use of ancient examples to demonstrate person theories throughout
- contains an research of theories of civil wars in addition to interstate wars -- one of many purely texts to do both
- Written via former overseas reviews organization Presidents

“Levy and Thompson are very very popular as prime students of struggle, and this outstanding publication displays that preeminence. up to date and well timed with out being faddish, the quantity covers a amazing diversity of theories and techniques, paying due awareness to vintage arguments in a modern context. factors of struggle has a constitution and readability that may make this quantity a pleasure to take advantage of within the lecture room. the great assurance makes it an critical software for each critical pupil of the topic.”
—Colin Elman, Syracuse college

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1 also shows CPA’s original estimate of the 32-month availability work packages. Depot availabilities feature several types of work, including: 2 The number and the size of the CIAs within each cycle have not yet been fully defined. In late 2007, the one fairly large CIA per cycle was reconfigured to form two, smaller CIAs in each cycle. The total amount of work across all the CIAs remained about the same. 3 An availability consists of some services work that supports the direct labor activities.

9 PERSTEMPO is defined as a unit’s time away from homeport. Recent PERSTEMPO policy relaxes previous guidance and allows for increased time away from homeport, specifically through an increase in the allowable deployment duration as well as a decreased TAR (the decreased TAR still assures sailors as much time at home as deployed). While these changes will allow greater flexibility in meeting forwardpresence demands, they may adversely affect quality of life for sailors. The long-term impact of this guidance on personnel retention is still undetermined.

The long-term impact of this guidance on personnel retention is still undetermined. 10 These changes were made while holding the cycle length constant at 32 months. 0, and varies cycle length and the number of deployments, could be considered as an alternative to the new PERSTEMPO policy, or as an option for increasing carrier forward presence with traditional deployment policies. 9 Jack Dorsey, “Navy Changes Deployment Terms for First Time in 22 Years,” Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, March 9, 2007. 13B, “Personnel Tempo of Operations,” February 11, 2000.

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