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Cheating and Deception

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ISBN-10: 088738868X

ISBN-13: 9780887388682

Edition: 1991 (Revised)

Authors: J. Bowyer Bell, Barton Whaley

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Cheating and deception are terms often used but rarely defined. They summon up unpleasant connotations; even those deeply involved with cheating and deception rationalize why they have been driven to it. Particularly for Americans and much of Western civilization, official cheating, government duplicity, cheating as policy, and conscious, contrived deception, are all unacceptable except as a last resort in response to threat of extinction. As a distasteful tool, deception is rarely used to achieve national interests, unless in relation to the deployment of military force. As an area of study, it has by and large been ignored. Intrigued by attitudes toward cheating and deception, the…    
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/30/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 380
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

J. Bowyer Bell (1931-2003) was professor of international relations at Columbia University and president of International Analysis Center. He focused on problems of unconventional law, terrorism, deception, and crisis management. He was also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and recipient of more than seven Guggenheim Fellowships. Bell's consultancy firm, The International Analysis Centre, which he founded, focused on problems of terrorism, deception, risk analysis, and crisis management and had many governmental clients including the United States Department of the State and the Central Intelligence Agency.