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The Resource Constructing international security : alliances, deterrence, and moral hazard, Brett V. Benson

Constructing international security : alliances, deterrence, and moral hazard, Brett V. Benson

Label
Constructing international security : alliances, deterrence, and moral hazard
Title
Constructing international security
Title remainder
alliances, deterrence, and moral hazard
Statement of responsibility
Brett V. Benson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Constructing International Security helps policy makers and students recognize effective third-party strategies for balancing deterrence and restraint in security relationships. Brett V. Benson shows that there are systematic differences among types of security commitments"--
  • "This book explains when and why state leaders form different types of security relationships such as ambiguous alliance agreements. These differences are important because commitments, such as formal military alliances and extended deterrence threats, form the basis of the international security order. Experts have long understood that leaders looking to secure allies face a critical tradeoff between strengthening their prospective ally to deter challenges to it while simultaneously refraining from making the ally too aggressive. The author explains how and when leaders can balance these tensions by building commitments that contain conditions and ambiguity"--
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1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benson, Brett V.
Dewey number
355/.031
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Security, International
Label
Constructing international security : alliances, deterrence, and moral hazard, Brett V. Benson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Understanding the design of security commitments -- 2. A typology of third-party commitments -- 3. Time consistency and entrapment -- 4. Evidence of moral hazard in military alliances -- 5. A theory of commitment design -- 6. Testing the implications for alliance design -- 7. Deterrent commitments in East Asia -- 8. Constructing security in today's world
Control code
ocn817236698
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139225694
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817236698
Label
Constructing international security : alliances, deterrence, and moral hazard, Brett V. Benson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Understanding the design of security commitments -- 2. A typology of third-party commitments -- 3. Time consistency and entrapment -- 4. Evidence of moral hazard in military alliances -- 5. A theory of commitment design -- 6. Testing the implications for alliance design -- 7. Deterrent commitments in East Asia -- 8. Constructing security in today's world
Control code
ocn817236698
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139225694
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817236698

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