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Dangerous thresholds (Record no. 332973)

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020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 9780833046369 (electronic bk.)
020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 0833046365 (electronic bk.)
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Cancelled/invalid ISBN 9780833042132 (pbk. : alk. paper)
020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
Cancelled/invalid ISBN 0833042130 (pbk. : alk. paper)
024 8# - OTHER STANDARD IDENTIFIER
Standard number or code 9786612033216
029 1# - (OCLC)
OCLC library identifier CDX
System control number 9833389
035 ## - SYSTEM CONTROL NUMBER
System control number (OCoLC)341245331
Canceled/invalid control number (OCoLC)319205068
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-- (OCoLC)606432410
-- (OCoLC)656471463
037 ## - SOURCE OF ACQUISITION
Stock number 203321
Source of stock number/acquisition MIL
050 #4 - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CALL NUMBER
Classification number U21.2
Item number .D266 2008eb
072 #7 - SUBJECT CATEGORY CODE
Subject category code TEC
Subject category code subdivision 025000
Source bisacsh
072 #7 - SUBJECT CATEGORY CODE
Subject category code HIS
Subject category code subdivision 027130
Source bisacsh
082 04 - DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
Classification number 355.02
Edition number 22
049 ## - LOCAL HOLDINGS (OCLC)
Holding library ISIA
245 00 - TITLE STATEMENT
Title Dangerous thresholds
Medium [electronic resource] :
Remainder of title managing escalation in the 21st century /
Statement of responsibility, etc Forrest E. Morgan ... [et al.].
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC. (IMPRINT)
Place of publication, distribution, etc Santa Monica, CA :
Name of publisher, distributor, etc RAND Project Air Force,
Date of publication, distribution, etc 2008.
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent 1 online resource (xxvii, 245 p.) :
Other physical details ill., maps.
490 1# - SERIES STATEMENT
Series statement Rand Corporation monograph series
500 ## - GENERAL NOTE
General note "MG-614-AF"--P. [4] of cover.
500 ## - GENERAL NOTE
General note "Prepared for the United States Air Force."
504 ## - BIBLIOGRAPHY, ETC. NOTE
Bibliography, etc Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-245).
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-- Description based on print version record.
505 00 - FORMATTED CONTENTS NOTE
Miscellaneous information Ch. 1. Introduction --
-- Ch. 2.
Title The nature of escalation --
Miscellaneous information Ch. 3.
Title China's thinking on escalation: evidence from Chinese military writings --
Miscellaneous information Ch. 4.
Title Regional nuclear powers --
Miscellaneous information Ch. 5.
Title Escalation in irregular warfare --
Miscellaneous information Ch. 6.
Title Managing escalation in a complex world --
Miscellaneous information App. A. China, force, and escalation: continuities between historical behavior and contemporary writings --
-- App. B. Case studies of escalation in stability operations --
-- App. C. Modified method for Delphi analyses.
520 1# - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc "Escalation is a natural tendency in any form of human competition. When such competition entails military confrontation or war, the pressure to escalate can become intense due to the potential cost of losing contests of deadly force. Cold War-era thinking about escalation focused on the dynamics of bipolar, superpower confrontation and strategies to control it. Today's security environment, however, demands that the United States be prepared for a host of escalatory threats involving not only longstanding nuclear powers, but also new, lesser nuclear powers and irregular adversaries, such as insurgent groups and terrorists. This examination of escalation dynamics and approaches to escalation management draws on historical examples from World War I to the struggle against global jihad. It reveals that, to manage the risks of escalatory chain reactions in future conflicts, military and political leaders will need to understand and dampen the mechanisms of deliberate, accidental, and inadvertent escalation. Informing the analysis are the results of two modified Delphi exercises, which focused on a potential conflict between China and the United States over Taiwan and a potential conflict between states and nonstate actors in the event of a collapse of Pakistan's government."--Jacket.
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Escalation (Military science)
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Conflict management.
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Security, International.
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element World politics
Chronological subdivision 21st century.
650 #7 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
General subdivision Military Science.
Source of heading or term bisacsh
650 #7 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element HISTORY
General subdivision Military
-- Other.
Source of heading or term bisacsh
655 #4 - INDEX TERM--GENRE/FORM
Genre/form data or focus term Electronic books.
700 1# - ADDED ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Morgan, Forrest E.
710 2# - ADDED ENTRY--CORPORATE NAME
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element Project Air Force (U.S.)
710 1# - ADDED ENTRY--CORPORATE NAME
Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element United States.
Subordinate unit Air Force.
776 08 - ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL FORM ENTRY
Display text Print version:
Title Dangerous thresholds.
Place, publisher, and date of publication Santa Monica, CA : RAND Project Air Force, 2008
International Standard Book Number 9780833042132
-- 0833042130
Record control number (DLC) 2008025202
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830 #0 - SERIES ADDED ENTRY--UNIFORM TITLE
Uniform title Rand Corporation monograph series.
856 40 - ELECTRONIC LOCATION AND ACCESS
Materials specified EBSCOhost
Uniform Resource Identifier <a href="http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=268376">http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=268376</a>
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Koha item type E-BOOKS
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