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The Resource Paying the human costs of war : American public opinion and casualties in military conflicts, Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, Jason Reifler

Paying the human costs of war : American public opinion and casualties in military conflicts, Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, Jason Reifler

Label
Paying the human costs of war : American public opinion and casualties in military conflicts
Title
Paying the human costs of war
Title remainder
American public opinion and casualties in military conflicts
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, Jason Reifler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the Korean War to the current conflict in Iraq, Paying the Human Costs of War examines the ways in which the American public decides whether to support the use of military force. Contrary to the conventional view, the authors demonstrate that the public does not respond reflexively and solely to the number of casualties in a conflict. Instead, the book argues that the public makes reasoned and reasonable cost-benefit calculations for their continued support of a war based on the justifications for it and the likelihood it will succeed, along with the costs that have been suffered in casualties. Of these factors, the book finds that the most important consideration for the public is the expectation of success. If the public believes that a mission will succeed, the public will support it even if the costs are high. When the public does not expect the mission to succeed, even small costs will cause the withdrawal of support"--Provided by publisher
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gelpi, Christopher
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Feaver, Peter
  • Reifler, Jason Aaron
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • United States
  • War casualties
  • War and society
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Public opinion
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Military policy
  • Public opinion
  • War and society
  • Iraq
  • United States
  • Öffentliche Meinung
  • Gefallener
  • Krieg
  • USA
Label
Paying the human costs of war : American public opinion and casualties in military conflicts, Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, Jason Reifler
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-282) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theories of American attitudes toward warfare -- America's tolerance for casualties, 1950-2006 -- Measuring individual attitudes toward military conflict -- Experimental evidence on attitudes toward military conflict -- Individual attitudes toward the Iraq War, 2003-2004 -- Iraq the vote: war and the presidential election of 2004 -- The sources and meaning of success in Iraq -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn659199593
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 289 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215840
  • 22573/cttrvqp
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659199593
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Paying the human costs of war : American public opinion and casualties in military conflicts, Christopher Gelpi, Peter D. Feaver, Jason Reifler
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-282) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theories of American attitudes toward warfare -- America's tolerance for casualties, 1950-2006 -- Measuring individual attitudes toward military conflict -- Experimental evidence on attitudes toward military conflict -- Individual attitudes toward the Iraq War, 2003-2004 -- Iraq the vote: war and the presidential election of 2004 -- The sources and meaning of success in Iraq -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn659199593
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 289 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215840
  • 22573/cttrvqp
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659199593
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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