Essence of decision : explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis / Graham Allison, Philip Zelikow.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Longman, Copyright date: ℗♭1999Edition: Second editionDescription: xv, 416 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0321013492; 9780321013491Subject(s): Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962Additional physical formats: Online version:: Essence of decision.; Online version:: Essence of decision.DDC classification: 973.922 Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Model I : the rational actor -- The Cuban missile crisis : a first cut -- Model II : organizational behavior -- The Cuban missile crisis : a second cut -- Model III : governmental politics -- The Cuban missile crisis : a third cut -- Conclusion.
A case study of decision making under pressure, this text covers the Cuban missile crisis, using the crisis as a basic frame of reference. It seeks to teach students how to compare and contrast perspectives on foreign affairs.