Publisher description for The security dilemma : fear, cooperation, and trust in world politics / Ken Booth and Nicholas J Wheeler.

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This major new contribution to the study of internatioal politics provides the first comprehensive analysis of the concept of the "security dilemma," the phrase used to describe the mistrust and fear which is often thought to be the inevitable consequence of living in a world of sovereign states. By exploring the theory and practice of the security dilemma through the prisms of fear, cooperation and trust, it considers whether the security dilemma can be mitigated or even transcended analyzing a wide range of historical and contemporary cases

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Security, International.
World politics -- 2005-