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Author DeNardo, James, 1949-

Title The amateur strategist : intuitive deterrence theories and the politics of the nuclear arms race / James DeNardo
Published Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  327.174 Den/Asi  AVAILABLE
Description x, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in political psychology and public opinion
Cambridge studies in political psychology and public opinion.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. A Primer on the Cold War Nuclear Debate -- 3. An Introduction to Intuitive Deterrence Theories -- 4. Competing Hypotheses About Nuclear Thinking -- 5. The Novice Strategists -- 6. The Intuitive Calculus of Nuclear Deterrence -- 7. Statistical Tests of the Intuitive Deterrence Calculus -- 8. Expert Nuclear Reasoning -- 9. The Factional Politics of Strategy and the End of the Cold War Arms Race -- 10. Nuclear Thinking After the Cold War
Analysis Nuclear weapons Arms control
Notes Includes index
Subject Deterrence (Strategy) -- Psychological aspects.
Nuclear arms control.
LC no. 94040411
ISBN 052148121X