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Foreign Policy Decision Making

The Influence Of Cognition, 1st Edition

By Martha Cottam


278 pages

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An analysis of decision making and negotiation in international relations, this book offers a political-psychological model of the images that compose policymakers' world views. Dr. Cottam explores the limits these images impose on diplomatic adaptation to changes in the foreign policies of other states. She evaluates established models of politica

Table of Contents

Technical Note -- Introduction: The Bayano Hydroelectric Complex -- Economic Development Processes in Panama: The Historical Context -- Settlement Patterns in the Bayano Before the Dam -- Electrification in Panama and the Construction of the Bayano Hydroelectric Complex -- Resettlement and Adjustment Problems -- Changes in Economic Patterns After the Dam -- Social and Political Consequences: The Kuna -- Social and Political Consequences: The Emberá and Colonists -- Regional Patterns of Stratification -- Conclusion -- Methodology

About the Author

Martha Cottam is assistant professor of American foreign policy at the University of Denver's Graduate School of International Studies.

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