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The Resource The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource)

The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource)

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The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex
Title
The making of the Cold War enemy
Title remainder
culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex
Statement of responsibility
Ron Robin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At the height of the Cold War, the U.S. government enlisted the aid of a select group of psychologists, sociologists, and political scientists to blueprint enemy behavior. Not only did these academics bring sophisticated concepts to what became a project of demonizing communist societies, but they influenced decision-making in the map rooms, prison camps, and battlefields of the Korean War and in Vietnam. With verve and insight, Ron Robin tells the intriguing story of the rise of behavioral scientists in government and how their potentially dangerous, "American" assumptions about human behavio
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Robin, Ron Theodore
Dewey number
973.92019
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Cold War
  • Research institutes
  • Intellectuals
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Asia
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • Asie
Label
The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : rumors of an enemy -- pt. 1. Defining the paradigm. -- Inventing the behavioral sciences -- The culture of think tanks -- Psychopolitics and primary groups : theories of culture and society in Cold War academia -- pt. 2. Normal science. -- The obstinate audience : the art of information management in the Cold War -- The war of ideas : ideology and science in psychological warfare -- Deus ex clinica : psychopolitics and elite studies of Communism -- Collective behavior in totalitarian societies : the analysis of enemy POWs in Korea -- Prison camps and culture wars : the Korean brainwashing controversy -- pt. 3. Crisis. -- Vietnam : from "hearts and minds" to "rational choice" -- Paradigm lost : the Project Camelot affair -- Epilogue : Report from Iron Mountain and beyond
Control code
ocn436093904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830305
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)436093904
Label
The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : rumors of an enemy -- pt. 1. Defining the paradigm. -- Inventing the behavioral sciences -- The culture of think tanks -- Psychopolitics and primary groups : theories of culture and society in Cold War academia -- pt. 2. Normal science. -- The obstinate audience : the art of information management in the Cold War -- The war of ideas : ideology and science in psychological warfare -- Deus ex clinica : psychopolitics and elite studies of Communism -- Collective behavior in totalitarian societies : the analysis of enemy POWs in Korea -- Prison camps and culture wars : the Korean brainwashing controversy -- pt. 3. Crisis. -- Vietnam : from "hearts and minds" to "rational choice" -- Paradigm lost : the Project Camelot affair -- Epilogue : Report from Iron Mountain and beyond
Control code
ocn436093904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830305
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)436093904

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