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System Effects: Complexity in Political and Social Life
The author reveals how and Why Systems Become Consistent Causes of Consistency and discusses the differences in Strategies Producing Imbalance. Expand
Realism, Neoliberalism, and Cooperation: Understanding the Debate
  • R. Jervis
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 1 July 1999
The study of conoict and cooperation has been an enduring task of scholars, with the most recent arguments being between realists and neoliberal institutionalists.1 Most students of the subjectExpand
The Oxford handbook of political psychology
1. The Psychologies Underlying Political Psychology THEORETICAL APPROACHES 2. Models of Decision-Making 3. Childhood and Adult Political Development 4. Personality and Political Behavior 5.Expand
Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War
Can intelligence failure be avoided? Robert Jervis begins his study of two wellknown cases, the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the 2003 Iraq War, by noting that the question is more complicated than itExpand
Political Implications of Loss Aversion
Prospect theory offers powerful insights and propositions into political decisionmaking, especially in international politics. Evidence indicates that statesmen are indeed risk-acceptant for losses.Expand
Hypotheses on Misperception
In determining how he will behave, an actor must try to predict how others will act and how their actions will affect his values. The actor must therefore develop an image of others and of theirExpand
Understanding the Bush Doctrine
The invasion of Iraq, although important in itself, is even more noteworthy as a manifestation of the Bush doctrine. In a sharp break from the President's pre-September 11 views that saw AmericanExpand
From Balance to Concert: A Study of International Security Cooperation
International anarchy and the security dilemma make cooperation among sovereign states difficult. Transformations of balance-of-power systems into concerts tend to occur after large antihegemonicExpand