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Crisis Diplomacy The Great Powers since the Mid-Nineteenth Century

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ISBN-10: 0521459877

ISBN-13: 9780521459877

Edition: 1994

Authors: James L. Richardson, Thomas Biersteker, Chris Brown, Phil Cerny, Joseph Grieco

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Although much has been written on international crises, the literature suffers from a lack of historical depth, and a proliferation of competing theoretical frameworks. Through case studies drawing on the rich historical experience of crisis diplomacy, James Richardson offers an integrated analysis based on a critical assessment of the main theoretical approaches. Due weight is given to systemic and structural factors, but also to the specific historical factors of each case, and to theories which do not presuppose rationality as well as those which do. Crisis diplomacy the major political choices made by decision makers, and their strategies, judgments and misjudgments - is found to play a…    
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Book details

List price: $69.99
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/29/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

List of tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction: aims and approach
Theories of crisis behaviour
'Crisis management' versus 'crisis diplomacy'
The Eastern crisis, 1839-1841
The Crimean war crisis, 1853-1854
The Russo-Japanese crisis, 1903-1904
The Sudeten crisis, 1938
The Franco-Prussian and Agadir crises
Pearl Harbor and the Berlin crises
Crises and the international system: arenas, alignments and norms
The choice of goals: values, interests and objectives
Selective perception and misperception
Crisis bargaining
Internal politics
The outcome and the risk of war
Conclusions: theory and policy
Notes
Select bibliography
Index