Psychological Dimensions of War

Psychological Dimensions of War

by Betty Glad (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803939417
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/01/1990
Series: Violence, Cooperation, Peace Series , #5
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CAUSES OF WAR
Introduction
Predisposing Factors
Biological Roots - Leonard Berkowitz
Are Humans Inherently Violent?
War and the Attraction to Destruction - Steven Kull
Images, Learning, and the Decision to Use Force - Betty Glad and Charles S Taber
The Domino Theory of the United States
Introduction
Decision Making and Proximate Factors
The Problem with Gains-Maximizing Strategies - Anatol Rapoport
Crisis Management - Ole Holsti
Leadership Pathologies - Robert G L Waite
The Kaiser and the Fuhrer and the Decisions for War in 1914 and 1939
PART TWO: CONVENTIONAL WAR/PROCESSES: INTRODUCTION
Limited War - Betty Glad and J Philip P Rosenberg
The Political Framework
Bargaining Under Fire - Betty Glad and J Philip Rosenberg
Limit Setting and Maintenance During the Korean War
The Psychological Effects of Bombing on Civilian Populations - George H Quester
Wars of the Past
The Soldier in Battle - Anthony Kellett
Motivational and Behavioral Aspects of the Combat Experience
Effort Justification as a Motive for Continuing War - Tom Milburn and Daniel J Christie
The Vietnam Case
Ending Limited War - Paul R Pillar
The Psychological Dynamics of the Termination Process
Limited War and Learning - Betty Glad
The American Experience
PART THREE: NUCLEAR WAR
Dilemmas of Deterrence - Betty Glad
Rational and Non-Rational Perspectives
The Role of Perceptions in the Nuclear Arms Race - Steven Kull
The Psychological Effects of Bombing on Civilian Populations - George H Quester
Unlimited and Other Future Wars
Away From Goodness - Peter Sederberg
Problems of Control in Nuclear War
The Effects of Nuclear War on Human Society - Arthur M Katz
Implications for the Future - Betty Glad

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