Why Regional Peacemaking Begins With States and Ends With Societies: Case studies from the Middle East and beyond

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Norrin M. Ripsman is a Professor in the Political Science Department at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997.  He is currently a visiting professor at Northern Illinois University.

He is the author of Peacemaking by Democracies: The Effect of State Autonomy on the Post-World-War Settlements (University Park: Penn State University Press, 2002), a co-author (with T.V. Paul) of Globalization and the National Security State (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), a co-editor (with Steven E. Lobell and Jeffrey W. Taliaferro) of Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policy (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2009) a co-editor (with Jean-Marc F. Blanchard and Edward D. Mansfield) of Power and the Purse: Economic Statecraft, Interdependence, and International Conflict (London: Frank Cass, 2000), and the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in International SecurityInternational Studies QuarterlySecurity StudiesMillennium: A Journal of International StudiesInternational InteractionsInternational Studies ReviewGeopoliticsInternational Journal, and The Canadian Journal of Political Science.


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