The Resource Perception and Misperception in International Politics : New Edition, Robert Jervis ; with a new preface by the author, (electronic resource)

Perception and Misperception in International Politics : New Edition, Robert Jervis ; with a new preface by the author, (electronic resource)

Label
Perception and Misperception in International Politics : New Edition
Title
Perception and Misperception in International Politics
Title remainder
New Edition
Statement of responsibility
Robert Jervis ; with a new preface by the author
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
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1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jervis, Robert
Dewey number
327.072
Index
no index present
LC call number
JZ1234
LC item number
.J47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
International relations
Label
Perception and Misperception in International Politics : New Edition, Robert Jervis ; with a new preface by the author, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Note continued: Judgments of Desirability and Probability -- Other Experiments -- Wishful Thinking in International Relations -- Perceptions of Danger: Vigilance or Defense? -- Avoidance of Perceptions of Extreme Probabilities -- Summary -- ch. Eleven Cognitive Dissonance and International Relations -- Cognitive Dissonance Theory -- Cognitive Dissonance and Inertia -- The Magnitude of Dissonance -- The Impact of Spending Resources -- Incentives and Compulsion -- Boomerang Effects -- Summary -- pt. IV In Lieu of Conclusions -- ch. Twelve Minimizing Misperception -- Making Assumptions and Predictions Explicit -- Devil's Advocates -- Conversions -- Identities and Missions -- Awareness of Common Misperceptions
  • Note continued: Unity and Planning -- Plans, Not Accidents and Confusion -- One Actor, Not Several -- Special Cases -- Variables Encouraging the Perception of Unity and Planning -- Being Misinformed about One's Own Behavior -- Misinformation about Physical Effects -- Disobedience by Agents -- Causes of Disobedience -- Types of Disobedience -- Consequences of Lack of Awareness of Agents' Behavior -- Consequences of Perceptions of Unity and Planning -- ch. Nine Overestimating One's Importance as Influence or Target -- Introduction -- Overestimating One's Effectiveness -- Perceptions of Influence and Turning Points -- Injury and Perceptions of the Other's Autonomy -- Belief that the Other Understands that You Are Not a Threat -- ch. Ten The Influence of Desires and Fears on Perceptions -- Wishful Thinking -- Experiments: Lack of Incentives for Accuracy -- Desires or Expectations? -- Direct Impact of Affect -- Experimental Manipulation of Affect --
  • Note continued: Firsthand Experiences -- Some Consequences -- Alternative Explanations -- Early Experiences and Generational Effects -- Generational Effects -- Alternative Explanations -- Delayed Impact on Policy -- Events Important to the Person's State or Organization -- Revolutions -- The Last War -- Range of Available Alternative Analogies -- What Lessons Do People Learn? -- Impact of Constant Factors -- Lessons about Specific Actors -- Reactions to Failure -- Nothing Fails like Success -- Alternative Explanations -- Summary -- Appendix: The Impact of Domestic Politics and Training on Perceptual Predispositions -- Learning from Domestic Politics -- Training -- ch. Seven Attitude Change -- Introduction -- Mechanisms of Attitude Preservation and Change -- Centrality -- The Rate at Which Discrepant Information Is Received -- Beliefs Especially Resistant to Discrepant Information -- pt. III Common Misperceptions -- ch. Eight Perceptions of Centralization --
  • Note continued: Different Theories, Different Perceptions -- The Emergence of New Theories and Images -- Cognitive Distortion and Implications for Decision-Making -- Failure to Recognize the Influence of Pre-Existing Beliefs -- Excessive and Premature Cognitive Closure -- Implications for Decision-Making -- Confidence, Commitment, and Ambiguity -- Implications for Decision-Making -- ch. Five The Impact of the Evoked Set -- Evoked Set in the Absence of Communication -- Communication and Estimating the Evoked Set of the Other -- Misunderstandings within a Government: Differences in Information, Perspectives, and Time Lags -- Uneven Distribution of Information within Governments -- Differences in Evoked Set Caused by Differences in Concerns -- Conclusions -- ch. Six How Decision-Makers Learn from History -- Introduction -- Lessons as Predispositions -- Alternative Explanations -- The Learning Process -- Organizational Learning -- Events from Which People Learn Most --
  • Note continued: When Will Force and Threats Work? The Decision-Maker's Choice -- When Will Force and Threats Work? Hypotheses -- Perceptions of Intention and Analyses of What Is at Stake -- Other Explanations for the Differences between the Spiral and Deterrence Theories -- Differences in Values -- Claims for a Dominant Strategy -- Dangers of Applying Gradualism to an Aggressive Adversary -- Suggestions -- pt. II Processes of Perception -- ch. Four Cognitive Consistency and the Interaction between Theory and Data -- Consistency: Rational and Irrational -- Rational Consistency -- Cognitive-Affective Balance -- Source-Message Interaction -- Implications -- Irrational Consistency-Avoidance of Value Trade-Offs -- Assimilation of Information to Pre-existing Beliefs -- The Impact of Expectations on Perceptions -- The Necessary Interdependence of Facts and Theories -- The Interdependence between Facts and Theories in Science -- The Impact of Categorization --
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Setting -- ch. One Perception and the Level of Analysis Problem -- Do Perceptions Matter? -- The International Environment -- Compulsion in Extreme Circumstances? -- Domestic Determinants -- The Bureaucracy -- Perceptions, Reality, and a Two-Step Model -- ch. Two External Stimuli, Internal Processes, and Intentions -- Introduction -- External versus Internal Sources of Behavior -- Intentions -- Inaccurate Predictions about One's Own Behavior -- ch. Three Deterrence, the Spiral Model, and Intentions of the Adversary -- Two Views of International Relations and the Cold War -- Deterrence -- The Spiral Model -- Psychological Dynamics -- Self-Fulfilling Prophecies and Problems with Incrementalism -- Self-Defeating Power -- Prescriptions -- Universal Generalizations? -- Evidence against the Spiral Model -- Evidence against Deterrence -- Deterrence and World War II; Spiral Model and World War I --
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New edition.
Extent
1 online resource (544 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400885114
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000001084778
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4851500
  • (OCoLC)1132665466
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse74102
  • (EXLCZ)993710000001084778
Label
Perception and Misperception in International Politics : New Edition, Robert Jervis ; with a new preface by the author, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Note continued: Judgments of Desirability and Probability -- Other Experiments -- Wishful Thinking in International Relations -- Perceptions of Danger: Vigilance or Defense? -- Avoidance of Perceptions of Extreme Probabilities -- Summary -- ch. Eleven Cognitive Dissonance and International Relations -- Cognitive Dissonance Theory -- Cognitive Dissonance and Inertia -- The Magnitude of Dissonance -- The Impact of Spending Resources -- Incentives and Compulsion -- Boomerang Effects -- Summary -- pt. IV In Lieu of Conclusions -- ch. Twelve Minimizing Misperception -- Making Assumptions and Predictions Explicit -- Devil's Advocates -- Conversions -- Identities and Missions -- Awareness of Common Misperceptions
  • Note continued: Unity and Planning -- Plans, Not Accidents and Confusion -- One Actor, Not Several -- Special Cases -- Variables Encouraging the Perception of Unity and Planning -- Being Misinformed about One's Own Behavior -- Misinformation about Physical Effects -- Disobedience by Agents -- Causes of Disobedience -- Types of Disobedience -- Consequences of Lack of Awareness of Agents' Behavior -- Consequences of Perceptions of Unity and Planning -- ch. Nine Overestimating One's Importance as Influence or Target -- Introduction -- Overestimating One's Effectiveness -- Perceptions of Influence and Turning Points -- Injury and Perceptions of the Other's Autonomy -- Belief that the Other Understands that You Are Not a Threat -- ch. Ten The Influence of Desires and Fears on Perceptions -- Wishful Thinking -- Experiments: Lack of Incentives for Accuracy -- Desires or Expectations? -- Direct Impact of Affect -- Experimental Manipulation of Affect --
  • Note continued: Firsthand Experiences -- Some Consequences -- Alternative Explanations -- Early Experiences and Generational Effects -- Generational Effects -- Alternative Explanations -- Delayed Impact on Policy -- Events Important to the Person's State or Organization -- Revolutions -- The Last War -- Range of Available Alternative Analogies -- What Lessons Do People Learn? -- Impact of Constant Factors -- Lessons about Specific Actors -- Reactions to Failure -- Nothing Fails like Success -- Alternative Explanations -- Summary -- Appendix: The Impact of Domestic Politics and Training on Perceptual Predispositions -- Learning from Domestic Politics -- Training -- ch. Seven Attitude Change -- Introduction -- Mechanisms of Attitude Preservation and Change -- Centrality -- The Rate at Which Discrepant Information Is Received -- Beliefs Especially Resistant to Discrepant Information -- pt. III Common Misperceptions -- ch. Eight Perceptions of Centralization --
  • Note continued: Different Theories, Different Perceptions -- The Emergence of New Theories and Images -- Cognitive Distortion and Implications for Decision-Making -- Failure to Recognize the Influence of Pre-Existing Beliefs -- Excessive and Premature Cognitive Closure -- Implications for Decision-Making -- Confidence, Commitment, and Ambiguity -- Implications for Decision-Making -- ch. Five The Impact of the Evoked Set -- Evoked Set in the Absence of Communication -- Communication and Estimating the Evoked Set of the Other -- Misunderstandings within a Government: Differences in Information, Perspectives, and Time Lags -- Uneven Distribution of Information within Governments -- Differences in Evoked Set Caused by Differences in Concerns -- Conclusions -- ch. Six How Decision-Makers Learn from History -- Introduction -- Lessons as Predispositions -- Alternative Explanations -- The Learning Process -- Organizational Learning -- Events from Which People Learn Most --
  • Note continued: When Will Force and Threats Work? The Decision-Maker's Choice -- When Will Force and Threats Work? Hypotheses -- Perceptions of Intention and Analyses of What Is at Stake -- Other Explanations for the Differences between the Spiral and Deterrence Theories -- Differences in Values -- Claims for a Dominant Strategy -- Dangers of Applying Gradualism to an Aggressive Adversary -- Suggestions -- pt. II Processes of Perception -- ch. Four Cognitive Consistency and the Interaction between Theory and Data -- Consistency: Rational and Irrational -- Rational Consistency -- Cognitive-Affective Balance -- Source-Message Interaction -- Implications -- Irrational Consistency-Avoidance of Value Trade-Offs -- Assimilation of Information to Pre-existing Beliefs -- The Impact of Expectations on Perceptions -- The Necessary Interdependence of Facts and Theories -- The Interdependence between Facts and Theories in Science -- The Impact of Categorization --
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Setting -- ch. One Perception and the Level of Analysis Problem -- Do Perceptions Matter? -- The International Environment -- Compulsion in Extreme Circumstances? -- Domestic Determinants -- The Bureaucracy -- Perceptions, Reality, and a Two-Step Model -- ch. Two External Stimuli, Internal Processes, and Intentions -- Introduction -- External versus Internal Sources of Behavior -- Intentions -- Inaccurate Predictions about One's Own Behavior -- ch. Three Deterrence, the Spiral Model, and Intentions of the Adversary -- Two Views of International Relations and the Cold War -- Deterrence -- The Spiral Model -- Psychological Dynamics -- Self-Fulfilling Prophecies and Problems with Incrementalism -- Self-Defeating Power -- Prescriptions -- Universal Generalizations? -- Evidence against the Spiral Model -- Evidence against Deterrence -- Deterrence and World War II; Spiral Model and World War I --
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New edition.
Extent
1 online resource (544 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400885114
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000001084778
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4851500
  • (OCoLC)1132665466
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse74102
  • (EXLCZ)993710000001084778

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