Strategy of Conflict by Thomas C. Schelling
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Strategy of Conflict
By Thomas C. Schelling

The Strategy of Conflict

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Strategy of Conflict by Thomas C. Schelling

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A series of closely interrelated essays on game theory, this book deals with an area in which progress has been least satisfactory the situations where there is a common interest as well as conflict between adversaries: negotiations, war and threats of war, criminal deterrence, extortion, tacit bargaining. It proposes enlightening similarities between, for instance, maneuvering in limited war and in a traffic jam; deterring the Russians and one's own children; the modern strategy of terror and the ancient institution of hostages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674840317
ISBN-10: 0674840313
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1990
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Thomas C. Schelling

Arms and Influence by Thomas C. Schelling Arms and Influence, Paperback (October 2008)

Focuses on the way in which military capabilities, real or imagined, are used, skillfully or clumsily, as bargaining power.

Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays by Thomas C. Schelling Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays, Paperback (September 2007)

Contains essays which convey the author's perspective on individuals and society, whether discussing smoking and other addictions, global warming, segregation, or nuclear war.

Micromotives and Macrobehavior by Thomas C. Schelling Micromotives and Macrobehavior, Paperback (October 2006)

Before Freakonomics and The Tipping Point there was this classic by the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Economics.

Choice and Consequence by Thomas C. Schelling Choice and Consequence, Paperback (July 1986)

In "Choice and Consequence," Thomas Schelling ventures where rationality is ambiguous, exploring topics as awesome as nuclear terrorism, as sordid as blackmail, as ineffable as daydreaming, as intimidating as euthanasia. He examines ethical issues wrapped up in economics, and discloses ethical issues that are misplaced or misidentified.

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Author Biography - Thomas C. Schelling

Thomas C. Schelling is Distinguished University Professor, Department of Economics and School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland and Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University. He is co-recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics.

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