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Misperceptions In Foreign Policymaking The Sino-indian Conflict 1959-1962

By Yaacov Y.I. Vertzberger Copyright 1984
    398 Pages
    by Routledge

    398 Pages
    by Routledge

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    In this case study of the Sino-Indian conflict between 1959 and 1962, the author explores the attitudes that shaped India's policy toward China and traces the network of misunderstandings that led to a war unwanted by both sides.

    Preface -- Misperceptions: Sources and Processes—A Theory -- The Issue -- The Global International Environment -- The Regional Environment -- The Internal Environment -- The Bilateral Environment -- The Perceptual Framework: An Overview and Some Puzzles -- Information: Type, Flow, and Handling -- The Impact of Cultural, Social, and National Attributes -- Nehru’s Personality -- Interpersonal and Interorganizational Relations -- Theory and the Case Study -- Statistical Appendix