The Resource Explaining Political Judgement

Explaining Political Judgement

Label
Explaining Political Judgement
Title
Explaining Political Judgement
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fresh theory of political judgment, using analysis of the Cuban Missile Crisis to provide new implications for political science
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
320.011
Index
index present
LC call number
JA71 .A14 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Explaining Political Judgement
Publication
Note
Offensive weapons and defensive purposes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Explaining Political Judgement; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgements; Epigraph; I; II; III; 1 On political judgement; Characterising political judgement; Problems for political judgement; Argument; Significance of the argument; Structure of the book; 2 The need for richer explanation; Traditions of writing about political judgement; A character trait?; Do we need to explain judgement at all?; Not the common-or-garden problem with rational choice; Rationality needs institutions: but of what kind?; Endogenous preferences and rationalities
  • Attenuations of idealised rationalityBounded rationality in games; Bayesian updating of prior information or assumptions; Heuristics, biases and analogies; Prospect theory; 3 A Durkheimian theoretical framework; Forms of institutional explanation; Informal institutions; Core association; Expected range of variation; Ritual causal mechanisms and micro-foundations; The informal ritual order in politics and decision-making; Structure of explanation; Independent variables: measures of social organisation; Intermediating variables about mechanism; Dependent variables: political judgement
  • Categories, classification and anomaliesHindsight and foresight; Risk strategy and the domain of losses; Framing the actor's self-image in relation to losses; Reasons and goals; Issue linkage; Expected values; Relationships between theories and models; Answering critiques; 4 October 1962, before and after; Why re-examine the Cuban missile crisis?; A very short chronicle of the crisis; Decision to deploy: April to May; Build-up: May to September; The 'gravest issues' -- a warning backfires: 4 September to 15 October; The choosers -- ExComm and its lack of a counterpart: 16 to 22 October
  • Choices -- Kennedy's options: 16 to 20 OctoberRites of decision, rites of announcement: 17 to 22 October; Stand-off: 23 to 25 October; Manoeuvres on the brink: 26 October; Cross-wires and tripwires: 27 October; Climbdown at the last moment: 28 October; Aftermath; Theoretical frameworks applied to the Cuban missile crisis; 5 The Khrushchev régime; Isolate institutions and networks; Individualism, but subaltern to isolate ordering; Ritual forms: meetings, conversations and rituals of decision; communication; Isolate political judgement: reasons and goals; Risk stance in the domain of losses
  • Framing the selfLoss framing; The limits of strategy for the structural isolate; Issue linkage; Category formation and anomaly management; Hindsight and foresight; Misunderstanding the opponent; 6 The Kennedy administration; Individualistic institutions and networks; Ritual forms: meetings, conversations and rituals of decision; communication; Individualistic political judgement: reasons and goals; Risk stance in the domain of losses; Strategy under individualistic institutions; Category formation and anomaly management; Framing Soviet demands; Categorising issue linkage
Control code
ocn763159287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (356 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511920738
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613342546
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334254
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25960015
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)763159287
  • cbo0511920733

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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