Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 May 2015

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190227234

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The Psychology of Strategy

Exploring Rationality in the Vietnam War

Kenneth Payne

  • · Drawing on emotional, evolutionary and social psychology, Payne explores the strategic behaviour of key political and military actors in the Vietnam War.
  • á This is the first book length treatment that applies modern concepts from psychology and neuroscience to understand strategic decision-making and behaviour in modern conflict.
  • BL The book advances an original approach to understanding strategic behaviour as a struggle for esteem, rather than a search for security.

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