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Deterrence in American Foreign Policy : Theory and Practice

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Deterrence in American Foreign Policy : Theory and Practice

by Alexander George; Richard Smoke

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9780231038386
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New York: Columbia University Press, October 1974. Trade Paperback. 5th printing. Very Good. Original bookseller's pricemark on the half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Spine square and tight. Cover rubbed. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 666 pages. Winner of the Bancroft Prize.

Winner of the Bancroft Prize.

Contents
Introduction
Part One: The Nature of Contemporary Deterrence Theory
1. Deterrence in History
2. Contemporary Deterrence Theory
3. The Normative Use of the Abstract Deterrence Model
4. The Empirical Study of Deterrence Part Two: Case Studies
5. The Berlin Blockade, 1948
6. The Outbreak of the Korean War
7. Chinese Communist Intervention in Korea
8. Deterrence through "Massive Retaliation"Threats: Korea and Indochina, 1953-1954
9. The Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954-1955
10. The Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954-1955
11. The Eisenhower Doctrine: Deterrence in the Middle East, 1957-1958
12. The Quemoy Crisis, 1958
13. The Berlin Deadline Crisis, 1958-1959
14. The Berlin Aide-Memoire Crisis, 1961
15. The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Part Three: Toward a Reformulation of Deterrence Theory
16. The Role of Theory in Policy-Making
17. Initiation Theory and the Conditions of Deterrence Outcomes
18. Patterns of Deterrence Failure: A Typology
19. Commitment Theory
20. Response Theory
21. From Deterrence to Influence in Theory and Practice
Appendix: Theory for Policy in International Relations
Index .

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000894
Title
Deterrence in American Foreign Policy : Theory and Practice
Author
Alexander George; Richard Smoke
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
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Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0231038380
ISBN 13
9780231038386
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
October 15, 1974
Keywords
diplomacy, foreign, international, affairs, policy, relations, history, military, strategy, arms control, disarmament, Bancroft Prize, United States
Bookseller catalogs
History; International Relations; Military and Defense; Asia; Europe; Middle East;
Size
8vo

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