Psychology and deterrence

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Johns Hopkins University Press, Dec 1, 1985 - History - 270 pages
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"A provocative collection."--David C. Unger, New York Times Now available in paperback, Psychology and Deterrence reveals deterrence strategy's hidden and generally simplistic assumptions about the nature of power and aggression, threat and response, and calculation and behavior in the international arena.

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Contents

Approach and Assumptions
1
Perceiving and Coping with Threat
13
Calculation Miscalculation
34
Copyright

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David O. Sears is Professor of Psychology and Political Science and Director of the Institute for Social Science Research, UCLA. Leonie Huddy is Associate Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University. Robert Jervis is Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Columbia
University.

Richard Ned Lebow is the director of the Program in International Relations at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

Joy Fitzgibbon is a doctoral candidate in the department of political science at the University of Toronto. Melissa MacLean is a doctoral candidate in the department of political science at the University of Toronto. Janice Gross Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management and the director of the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto. Richard Stren is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

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