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  1. Prospect Theory and Foreign Policy Analysis in the Asia Pacific

    Rational Leaders and Risky Behavior

    By Kai He, Huiyun Feng

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    Why does North Korea behave erratically in pursuing its nuclear weapons program? Why did the United States prefer bilateral alliances to multilateral ones in Asia after World War II? Why did China become "nice"—no more military coercion—in dealing with the pro-independence Taiwan President Chen...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. When Things Go Wrong

    Foreign Policy Decision Making under Adverse Feedback

    Edited by Charles F. Hermann

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    What happens when a government begins a major foreign policy commitment and then later receives new information that it is failing? The question of how to deal with adverse feedback to high-stakes foreign policy speaks to a number of important, current scenarios in international relations. Indeed,...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Politics in Organizations

    Theory and Research Considerations

    Edited by Gerald R. Ferris, Darren C. Treadway

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    This edited volume in the SIOP Frontiers series is one of the first to look at the psychological factors behind politics and power in organizations. Noted contributors from schools of management, psychology, sociology and political science look at the theory, research, methodology and...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. New Directions in Public Opinion

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Barack Obama and the Politics of Redemption

    By Stanley A. Renshon

    Every new president raises many questions in the public mind. Because Barack Obama was a relative newcomer to the national political scene, he raised more questions than most. Would he prove to be a pragmatic centrist or would his politics of hope ultimately flounder on the rocky shoals of America’...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Intergroup Conflicts and Their Resolution

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Daniel Bar-Tal

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This book provides a framework that sheds an illuminating light into the psyche of people involved in macro-level destructive intergroup conflicts, involving societies and ethnic groups, that take place continuously in various parts of the globe. It focuses on the socio-psychological repertoire...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Motivation

    Edited by David Dunning

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of major topics in social motivation. All contributors are...

    Published October 11th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. The New Psychology of Leadership

    Identity, Influence and Power

    By S. Alexander Haslam, Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow

    Winner of the University of San Diego Outstanding Leadership Book Award 2012! Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2011! Shortlisted for the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Management Book of the Year Award 2011–2012! According to John Adair, the most important...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Manipulating Democracy

    Democratic Theory, Political Psychology, and Mass Media

    Edited by Wayne Le Cheminant, John M. Parrish

    Manipulation is a source of pervasive anxiety in contemporary American politics. Observers charge that manipulative practices in political advertising, media coverage, and public discourse have helped to produce an increasingly polarized political arena, an uninformed and apathetic electorate,...

    Published August 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Revitalizing Political Psychology

    The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell

    By William Ascher, Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher

    The goal of this book is to recapture the diminished roles of affect, psychological needs, and the psychodynamic mechanisms that are crucial for understanding political behavior by explaining and extending the contributions of Harold D. Lasswell, the dominant figure in political psychology in...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Psychology Press