The Resource Diversionary war : domestic unrest and international conflict, Amy Oakes, (electronic resource)

Diversionary war : domestic unrest and international conflict, Amy Oakes, (electronic resource)

Label
Diversionary war : domestic unrest and international conflict
Title
Diversionary war
Title remainder
domestic unrest and international conflict
Statement of responsibility
Amy Oakes
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Language
eng
Summary
The very existence of diversionary wars is hotly contested in the press and among political scientists. Yet no book has so far tackled the key questions of whether leaders deliberately provoke conflicts abroad to distract the public from problems at home, or whether such gambles offer a more effective response to domestic discontent than appeasing opposition groups with political or economic concessions. Diversionary War addresses these questions by reinterpreting key historical examples of diversionary war-such as Argentina's 1982 Falklands Islands invasion and U.S. President James Buchanan's decision to send troops to Mormon Utah in 1857. It breaks new ground by demonstrating that the use of diversionary tactics is, at best, an ineffectual strategy for managing civil unrest, and draws important conclusions for policymakers-identifying several new, and sometimes counterintuitive, avenues by which embattled states can be pushed toward adopting alternative political, social, or economic strategies for managing domestic unrest
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1976-
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Oakes, Amy
Dewey number
  • 355.02/72
  • 355.0272
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Politics and war
  • War
  • Political stability
  • War
  • International relations
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Diversionary war : domestic unrest and international conflict, Amy Oakes, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891234
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891234
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891234
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remote
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11891234
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Diversionary war : domestic unrest and international conflict, Amy Oakes, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891234
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891234
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891234
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891234
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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