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God Gave Physics the Easy Problems:
For conceptual and empirical reasons the quest for predictive theory rests on a mistaken analogy between physical and social phenomena. Evolutionary biology is a more productive analogy for socialExpand
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Internet Filtering: The Politics and Mechanisms of Control
It seems hard to believe that a free, online encyclopedia that anyone can edit at any time could matter much to anyone. But just as a bee can fly despite its awkward physiognomy, Wikipedia has becomeExpand
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Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism
The global humanitarian movement, which originated within Western religious organizations in the early nineteenth century, has been of most important forces in world politics in advancing both humanExpand
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Political learning by doing: Gorbachev as uncommitted thinker and motivated learner
The direction and scope of the change in Soviet foreign policy after 1985 cannot be explained without reference to the impact of Gorbachev's representation of the Soviet security problem. Changes inExpand
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Psychology and Deterrence
Now available in paperback, Psychology and Deterrence reveals deterrence strategy's hidden and generally simplistic assumptions about the nature of power and aggression, threat and response, andExpand
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Building Politics into Psychology: The Misperception of Threat
The impact of cognitive and motivated errors on the misperception of threat is examined. These errors are then treated as mediating variables and the impact of political and strategic variables whichExpand
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We all lost the Cold War
The purpose of the book is to use the experience of two actual Cold War crises to test the hypothesis that it was the U.S. strategy of deterrence that was primarily responsible for preventing warExpand
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Networks of Knowledge: Collaborative Innovation in International Learning
The network is the pervasive organizational image of the new millennium. This book examines one particular kind of network - the 'knowledge network' - whose primary mandate is to create andExpand
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The Micro-Foundations of International Relations Theory: Psychology and Behavioral Economics
  • J. Stein
  • Economics, Psychology
  • 1 April 2017
Almost forty years ago, a small group of scholars drew on cognitive psychology to explain anomalous patterns of behavior by leaders on issues of international security. Although it made significantExpand
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