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Failing to Win : Perceptions of Victory and Defeat in International Politics / Dominic D. P Johnson, Dominic Tierney.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Dominic D. P, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
International relations -- Psychological aspects.
International relations -- Public opinion.
War -- Psychological aspects.
War -- Public opinion.
World politics.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
How do people decide which country came out ahead in a war or a crisis? In Failing to Win, Dominic Johnson and Dominic Tierney dissect the psychological factors that predispose leaders, media, and the public to perceive outcomes as victories or defeats--often creating wide gaps between perceptions and reality.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
1. Introduction
2. Score-keeping
3. Match-fixing
4. Sources of Variation
5. The Cuban Missile Crisis
6. The Tet Offensive
7. The Yom Kippur War
8. The U.S. Intervention in Somalia
9. America at War
10. Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
Tierney, Dominic, author.
De Gruyter.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780674039179
OCLC:
1013962823
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674039179 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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