Strategic Culture And Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Culturally Based Insights into Comparative National Security Policymaking by K. KartchnerStrategic Culture And Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Culturally Based Insights into Comparative National Security Policymaking by K. Kartchner

Strategic Culture And Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Culturally Based Insights into Comparative…

byK. Kartchner

Hardcover | February 13, 2009

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This book describes strategic culture and its value as a methodological approach to the study of International Relations. In particular, the book uses strategic culture to illuminate a number of case studies on countries that have made decisions regarding the acquisition, proliferation or use of weapons of mass destruction.
JEANNIE JOHNSON is Lecturer in the Political Science Department, Utah State University, USA.KERRY KARTCHNER is Acting Public Diplomacy Officer in the U.S. Department of State.JEFFREY LARSEN is President of Larsen Consulting Group.
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Title:Strategic Culture And Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Culturally Based Insights into Comparative…Format:HardcoverDimensions:285 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.81 inPublished:February 13, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230612210

ISBN - 13:9780230612211

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Table of Contents

PART I: STRATEGIC CULTURE TODAY Introduction; J.Johnson, K.Kartchner & J.Larsen What Good is Strategic Culture?; D.Haglund The State of the Discipline: From Clausewitz to Constructivism; J.Lantis PART II: STRATEGIC CULTURE IN ACTION: EXPLAINING WMD DECISION MAKING Strategic Culture and WMD Decision-Making; K.Kartchner U.S. Strategic and Organizational Sub-Cultures; T.Mahnken Russian Strategic Culture in Flux: Back to the Future?; F.Ermarth Continuity and Change in Israel's Strategic Culture; G.Giles India's Strategic Culture and the Origins of Omniscient Paternalism; R.Jones The Strategic Culture of Iran and its Persian Origins; W.Stanley The Making of Syria's Strategic Culture; M.Jouejat A Dragon in Defense: Explaining China's Strategic Culture; H.Feng North Korea and the Political Uses of Strategic Culture; J.Bermudez Does Al Qaeda have a Strategic Culture?; M.Long PART III: THE WAY AHEAD Out of the Wilderness: Prime Time for Strategic Culture; C.Gray Conclusion: Toward a Standard Methodological Approach; J.Johnson