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Author Isard, Walter.

Title Arms races, arms control, and conflict analysis : contributions from peace science and peace economics / Walter Isard ; written with the assistance of Christine Smith and Charles H. Anderton ... [and others]
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988


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 W'PONDS  327.174 Isa/Ara  AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 529 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations -- List of tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction and overview -- Part I. Basic Framework and Set of Analysis: 2. A survey of arms race models -- 3. Individual and group behaviour: noncrisis situation -- 4. A more formal cognitive framework for individual and group behaviour -- 5. Decision-making behavior under major psychological stress and crisis conditions -- 6. Learning, problem solving, and information research and development -- 7. Policy space analysis: the choice of policies regarding arms expenditures and other issues and the value of information development -- 8. National security reasoning: the nature and effectiveness of political argument -- 9. World system models: incorporation of military expenditures and arms trade -- 10. Negotiation/mediation principles and qualitative and quantitative conflict management procedures -- 11. Potential for a specific application: the U.S.-Soviet arms control conflict problem -- 12. Summary of Part I and conclusions -- Part II. Some Advanced Analyses: 13. Synthesis of arms race models -- 14. Learning by a group, its leader, and its individual members -- 15. Information research and development from a dynamical system viewpoint -- 16. Invention and innovation in information research and development for problem solving: an exploratory view -- Notation -- Author index -- Subject index
Analysis Peace Maintenance
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Includes indexes
Subject Nuclear arms control -- Soviet Union -- Mathematical models.
Nuclear arms control -- Soviet Union.
Nuclear arms control -- United States -- Mathematical models.
Nuclear arms control -- United States.
Peace -- Research.
Author Anderton, Charles H.
Smith, Christine, 1956-
Peace Science Society (International)
LC no. 88025833
ISBN 0521362970
0521368421 (paperback)