US Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis

US Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis

by David Patrick Houghton
     
 

An analysis of one of the greatest foreign policy disasters.See more details below

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An analysis of one of the greatest foreign policy disasters.

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"Houghton has produced an excellent, in-depth study of the Iranian hostage crisis, making outstanding use of new material about policy/decision makers' perceptions...A superb book." CHOICE

"...the book provides a clear account of the analogical reasoning model and uses available sources well to provide an interesting description of the deliberations in the Carter administration surrounding the Iranian hostage crisis." Political Science Quarterly

"Well-organized and well-written, Houghton provides a clear and persuasive understanding of the Iran hostage crisis and the important role of cognitive-analogical reasoning." International Politics

"...Houghton has written an intersting and thought-provoking book on an important subject that raises a number of compelling questions for future research." American Political Science Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521801164
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Series:
Cambridge Studies in International Relations Series, #75
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)
Lexile:
1720L (what's this?)

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