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Tables of Contents for The Emergence of Peer Competitors
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
iii
Figures
vii
Tables
ix
Summary
xi
Acknowledgments
xvii
Introduction
1
6
Organization
3
4
The Rise of a Peer
7
38
What is a Peer Competitor?
7
6
Power
8
1
Motivations
9
2
Global Scale
11
1
Outcome in Doubt
12
1
The Proto-Peer's Strategies
13
1
The Reform Strategy
14
6
Characteristics
14
1
Policies and Institutions
15
3
The Nature of the Challenge
18
2
The Revolution Strategy
20
10
Characteristics of Political Revolutions
21
4
Characteristics of Military Revolutions
25
5
The Alliance Strategy
30
7
Characteristics
30
3
The Nature of the Threat
33
4
The Conquest Strategy
37
8
Characteristics
37
1
The Nature of the Challenge
38
3
Does Conquest Still Pay?
41
4
The Role of the Hegemon
45
28
The Hierarchy in the International State System
45
9
The Hegemon's Problem
49
4
The Hegemon's Strategies
53
1
The Conciliate Strategy
54
3
The Co-opt Strategy
57
3
The Constrain Strategy
60
3
The Compete Strategy
63
2
The Effect of Power Preponderance
65
2
Principal Rivalries
67
6
Modeling the Peer-Hegemon Relationship
73
36
The Decision Calculus
75
3
Modeling the Interaction Between a Proto-Peer and a Hegemon
78
11
Effect of Perceptual Errors
85
4
Identifying the Attributes that Lead to Competition and Rivalry
89
16
Final Observations and Caveats Regarding the Model
105
4
Further Development of the Model
107
2
Conclusions
109
52
Appendix
A. Decision Rules
113
22
B. Code for the Prototype Hegemon-Peer Model
135
12
C. The Democratic Peace Idea
147
14
Bibliography
161
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