Avoiding War, Making Peace.

By: Lebow, Richard NedMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319560939Subject(s): International relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Avoiding War, Making PeaceDDC classification: 303.6 LOC classification: Q162Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Figures and TablesFig. 7.1 -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Deterrence Theory and Practice -- Contemporary Deterrence and Compellence -- Tilting at the Conventional Wisdom -- Old Wine in New Bottles -- Chapter Outline -- Chapter 2 Generational Learning and Foreign Policy -- The Lessons of the 'Thirties -- A Competing Image -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3 Deterrence: A Political and Psychological Critique -- Data and Method -- Political Failings -- How Deterrence Can Backfire -- Psychological Problems -- Flawed Assessments -- Challenger's Insensitivity to Warnings -- Problems in Applying Deterrence -- The Primacy of Self -- Implications for Deterrence Theory -- References -- Chapter 4 Lessons of World War I -- Historians and World War I -- Representativeness -- Contingency -- Balance of Power -- Deterrence -- Crisis Management -- Why the Allies Won -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Lessons of the Cold War -- Nuclear Threats and Nuclear Weapons -- The Four Questions -- Restraining, Provocative, or Irrelevant? -- General Deterrence -- When and Why Does Deterrence Work? -- How Much Is Enough? -- The Political Value of Nuclear Weapons -- Nuclear Threats and Nuclear Weapons -- Deterrence in Hindsight -- Chapter 6 How are Conflicts Resolved? -- Declining Capabilities -- General Deterrence -- Pathways to Accommodation -- Caveats -- What Is Accommodation? -- Chapter 7 Rethinking Conflict Management and Resolution -- Coercive Strategies -- Political Failings -- Deterrence in the Long Term -- Reassurance -- Diplomacy -- Thinking Holistically -- Index.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Figures and TablesFig. 7.1 -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Deterrence Theory and Practice -- Contemporary Deterrence and Compellence -- Tilting at the Conventional Wisdom -- Old Wine in New Bottles -- Chapter Outline -- Chapter 2 Generational Learning and Foreign Policy -- The Lessons of the 'Thirties -- A Competing Image -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3 Deterrence: A Political and Psychological Critique -- Data and Method -- Political Failings -- How Deterrence Can Backfire -- Psychological Problems -- Flawed Assessments -- Challenger's Insensitivity to Warnings -- Problems in Applying Deterrence -- The Primacy of Self -- Implications for Deterrence Theory -- References -- Chapter 4 Lessons of World War I -- Historians and World War I -- Representativeness -- Contingency -- Balance of Power -- Deterrence -- Crisis Management -- Why the Allies Won -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Lessons of the Cold War -- Nuclear Threats and Nuclear Weapons -- The Four Questions -- Restraining, Provocative, or Irrelevant? -- General Deterrence -- When and Why Does Deterrence Work? -- How Much Is Enough? -- The Political Value of Nuclear Weapons -- Nuclear Threats and Nuclear Weapons -- Deterrence in Hindsight -- Chapter 6 How are Conflicts Resolved? -- Declining Capabilities -- General Deterrence -- Pathways to Accommodation -- Caveats -- What Is Accommodation? -- Chapter 7 Rethinking Conflict Management and Resolution -- Coercive Strategies -- Political Failings -- Deterrence in the Long Term -- Reassurance -- Diplomacy -- Thinking Holistically -- Index.

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