Democratic Participation in Armed Conflict

Military Involvement in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq

  • Authors
  • Patrick¬†A.¬†Mello

Part of the Palgrave Studies in International Relations book series (PSIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Patrick A. Mello
    Pages 1-12
  3. Patrick A. Mello
    Pages 13-30
  4. Patrick A. Mello
    Pages 46-62
  5. Patrick A. Mello
    Pages 63-99
  6. Patrick A. Mello
    Pages 138-181
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 197-259

About this book


Under which conditions do democracies participate in war, and when do they abstain? Providing a unique theoretical framework, Mello identifies pathways of war involvement and abstention across thirty democracies, investigating the wars in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq.


Democracy armed conflict security democratic peace Kosovo Afghanistan Iraq Armed conflict conflict democracy parliament participation Peace

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