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psychology of nuclear conflict

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Published by Coventure in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Ian Fenton.
ContributionsFenton, Ian.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14125129M

analyzing nuclear decisions by looking to the psychology of both the state and the individual. The psychology of the state is comprised of cultural, social, and political factors. Individual psychology will focus primarily on the leaders of states with regard to their .   The lack of clarity around each country’s motivation, particularly the psychology of Kim Jong Un, leaves a grey area ripe for nuclear actors to mis-interpret each other’s signals of : Tim Fernholz.

Notes Toward A Psychology Of The Nuclear Age. By David Guy; Some of them had read the book. In times of stress and conflict — chronic conditions in the twentieth century — there have always been those who think that the first step is to arm yourself to the teeth, to pile up enough weapons so that the enemy can hardly see you. File:MK6 TITAN Nuclear war or Nuclear warfare, or atomic warfare, is a military conflict or political strategy in which nuclear weapons are used. Compared to conventional warfare, nuclear warfare is vastly more destructive in range and extent of damage. A major nuclear exchange could have severe long-term effects, primarily from radiation release but also from possible atmospheric.

Psychology: en: fication: War: en: : Psychology and the Threat of Nuclear War: en: ance: Citation prepared by the Library and Information Services group of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University for the ETHXWeb database. en: ance. At the start of , nine states—the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea)—possessed approximately 13 nuclear weapons, of which were deployed with operational forces. Nearly of these are kept in a state of high operational alert.


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Though coming in at only pages (twenty of which are taken up by references and the index) the book provides a revealing analysis of the psychological aspects of any nuclear exchange upon the participants both military and civilian.

It is somewhat dated, having been originally published inand shows it with its focus on the cold war.4/5(1). Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Psychology of nuclear conflict. London: Coventure, (OCoLC) Document Type. Further, it will offer at least some hope that taking incremental steps towards abolishing nuclear weaponsmay keep us from destroying ourselves.

Clarity as to the evolution and nature of our nuclear nightmare is the first part of the journey. This book is a good first step.» (David E. Johnson, Concerned Philosophers for Peace Newsletter)Author: Ron Hirschbein.

Exploring the nature of nuclear war, this treatise examines human reaction to nuclear disaster and accidental explosions. The discussion is based on evidence of human fallibility that has emerged from the psychology of accidents and from research into decision-making in military and political contexts.

The Psychology of Nuclear Conflict. Creator. Fenton, Ian. Bibliographic Citation. London, England: Coventure, p. Permanent Link Find in a Library Nuclear Power: Psychology and Statistics  Annas, George J.

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Psychological Aspects of Nuclear War Hardcover – 3 April human fallibility and the risk of accidental nuclear explosion; and conflict and negotiations'. This book is the result and is intended as an objective review of knowledge and experience related to these issues. out of 5 stars A slim but illuminating work of psychology 4/5(1).

Systematic studies are emerging on the prevailing harmful psychological effect of the threat of nuclear war. The most recent surveys have identified populations which are particularly vulnerable. Anxiety was found to be a factor in criminal behavior, and threat of nuclear war to be a factor in : Kiraly Sj.

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