Between Peace and War The Nature of International Crisis

ISBN-10: 0801832470

ISBN-13: 9780801832475

Edition: 1984

Authors: Richard Ned Lebow

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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 2/1/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298

Underlying vs. Immediate Causes of War
Definition of Crisis
Selection of Cases
Structure of the Book
The Origins of Crisis
Justification of Hostility
Justification of Hostility
The Tactics of Justifying Hostility
An Alternative Pattern of Crisis
Spinoff Crises
The Origins of Spinoff Crises
The Politics of Spinoff Crises
The Goals of Brinkmanship
The Origins of Brinkmanship
Commitments and Opportunities
The Politics of Crisis
Cognitive Closure and Crisis Politics
Cognitive Consistency and Misperception
Decisional Conflicts and Defensive Avoidance
Cognitive Processes and Decision-Making Pathologies
Defensive Avoidance and Unconscious Conflict
The July Crisis: A Case Study
The Sources of Misperception
The Politicization of Bureaucracy
The Primacy of Domestic Politics
The Role of National Self-Images
The Context of Crisis
The Variety of Military Options
Fear of Strategic Disadvantage
Degree of Military Confidence
Attitude Toward War
Perceptions of the Inevitability of Conflict
Prevention vs. Preparation for War
Crisis Management and Beyond
Crisis Type and Crisis Outcome
Stress and Crisis Decision-Making
The Limitations of Deterrence
Problems of Coordination and Control
The Future of Crisis Management
Crisis and International Relations
Crisis as a Learning Experience
Crisis and the Intensification of Hostility
Crisis and the Amelioration of Hostility: The Fashoda Crisis
The Lessons of Fashoda and Cuba
Thucydides Rebutted
Name Index
Subject Index
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