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Political Economy of Predation : Manhunting and the Economics of Escape (Hardcover) (Mehrdad Vahabi)

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"Still in early stages of development, conflict theory presents a growing interest in understanding the economic costs and benefits of conflicts. In this book, Mehrdad Vahabi analyses one type of conflict in particular: manhunting, or predation, in whicha dominant power hunts down its prey and the goal of the prey is to escape and thus survive. This contrasts with traditional warfare, in which two (or more) powers enter into a conflict and the goal is to fight to win domination. The economics of escape casts light on costs and benefits of predatory activities, and explores the impact of violence as an impediment to developing countries with respect to assets structure. This book is unprecedented in its research and thought and develops a new theory of predation in economics that makes a significant contribution to the field"--
Number of Pages: 406
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Public Policy / Economic Policy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Mehrdad Vahabi
Language: English
Street Date: December 31, 2015
TCIN: 50597541
UPC: 9781107133976
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-6362
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