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Author Barash, David P.
Title Threats [electronic resource] : from animals to people, society, and countries / by David P. Barash.
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]



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Contents A non-threatening start -- The Clausewitz cop-out -- What's to come -- Don't tread on them -- Warnings and mimics -- Deimatic deeds -- Truth-telling? -- Hawks, doves and other gamesters -- Shrimp salad -- Vocal threats -- Sex, subterfuge, and snoopers -- Crime and the threat of punishment -- Permanent punishment -- Religion as response to threats -- Oh, hell! -- Dealing with death -- Gunning for something (if not someone) -- National populism and vice versa -- Conventional deterrence -- Nuclear deterrence 101 -- A multitude of myths -- What has it done for us lately? -- Close calls -- Self-undermining threats -- The incredible dilemma of extension and escalation -- Irrational reliance on rationality -- Counterforce's counter-logic -- An oxymoronic morality -- How much is enough? -- Prisoner's dilemmas and fried chickens -- Strategic defense? -- How do you solve the problem of Korea? -- Failure is an option -- A prescription.
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ISBN 9780190055295 (hardback)
9780190055318 (epub)
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Author Barash, David P.
Subject Threat (Psychology)
Threat (Psychology) -- Social aspects.
Danger -- Psychological aspects.
Descript pages cm
Contents A non-threatening start -- The Clausewitz cop-out -- What's to come -- Don't tread on them -- Warnings and mimics -- Deimatic deeds -- Truth-telling? -- Hawks, doves and other gamesters -- Shrimp salad -- Vocal threats -- Sex, subterfuge, and snoopers -- Crime and the threat of punishment -- Permanent punishment -- Religion as response to threats -- Oh, hell! -- Dealing with death -- Gunning for something (if not someone) -- National populism and vice versa -- Conventional deterrence -- Nuclear deterrence 101 -- A multitude of myths -- What has it done for us lately? -- Close calls -- Self-undermining threats -- The incredible dilemma of extension and escalation -- Irrational reliance on rationality -- Counterforce's counter-logic -- An oxymoronic morality -- How much is enough? -- Prisoner's dilemmas and fried chickens -- Strategic defense? -- How do you solve the problem of Korea? -- Failure is an option -- A prescription.
Note .
ISBN 9780190055295 (hardback)
9780190055318 (epub)
Author Barash, David P.
Subject Threat (Psychology)
Threat (Psychology) -- Social aspects.
Danger -- Psychological aspects.

Subject Threat (Psychology)
Threat (Psychology) -- Social aspects.
Danger -- Psychological aspects.
Descript pages cm
Contents A non-threatening start -- The Clausewitz cop-out -- What's to come -- Don't tread on them -- Warnings and mimics -- Deimatic deeds -- Truth-telling? -- Hawks, doves and other gamesters -- Shrimp salad -- Vocal threats -- Sex, subterfuge, and snoopers -- Crime and the threat of punishment -- Permanent punishment -- Religion as response to threats -- Oh, hell! -- Dealing with death -- Gunning for something (if not someone) -- National populism and vice versa -- Conventional deterrence -- Nuclear deterrence 101 -- A multitude of myths -- What has it done for us lately? -- Close calls -- Self-undermining threats -- The incredible dilemma of extension and escalation -- Irrational reliance on rationality -- Counterforce's counter-logic -- An oxymoronic morality -- How much is enough? -- Prisoner's dilemmas and fried chickens -- Strategic defense? -- How do you solve the problem of Korea? -- Failure is an option -- A prescription.
Note .
ISBN 9780190055295 (hardback)
9780190055318 (epub)

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