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Strategy of Conflict

Strategy of Conflict
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  • ISBN-13: 9780674840317
  • ISBN: 0674840313
  • Publication Date: 1981
  • Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr

AUTHOR

Schelling, Thomas C.

SUMMARY

Against the backdrop of the nuclear arms race in the late 1950s, Thomas Schelling's book The Strategy of Conflict set forth his vision of game theory as a unifying framework for the social sciences. Schelling showed that a party can strengthen its position by overtly worsening its own options, that the capability to retaliate can be more useful than the ability to resist an attack, and that uncertain retaliation is more credible and more efficient than certain retaliation. These insights have proven to be of great relevance for conflict resolution and efforts to avoid war. Schelling's work prompted new developments in game theory and accelerated its use and application throughout the social sciences. Notably, his analysis of strategic commitments has explained a wide range of phenomena, from the competitive strategies of firms to the delegation of political decision power.Schelling, Thomas C. is the author of 'Strategy of Conflict', published 1981 under ISBN 9780674840317 and ISBN 0674840313.

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