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Foreign policy decision making

Janice Gross Stein.

in Foreign Policy

August 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8578 words.

This chapter examines the use of rational, psychological, and neurological models in foreign policy decision making. It begins with a discussion of two commonsensical models of rationality...

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The Decision-Making Process

Charles D. Freilich.

in Zion's Dilemmas

September 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 21524 words.

This chapter examines how Israel's national security decision-making system actually works in practice. It considers five pathologies caused by Israel's uniquely harsh external environment,...

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Beliefs and Foreign Policy Decision Making

Mark Schafer and Gary Smith.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 10485 words.

How do the beliefs of leaders affect foreign policy decision-making processes and outcomes? This question has been central to the study of foreign policy decision making (FPDM), yet it...

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Sequences in Foreign Policy Decision Making

Binnur Ozkececi-Taner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 7186 words.

Discussion of some representative work from the scholars of foreign policy provides a review of the literature that can guide researchers in examining the separate yet interrelated stages...

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Poliheuristic Theory of Decision-Making

Kai Oppermann.

in International Relations

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 8133 words.

The Poliheuristic Theory of Decision-Making (PHT) represents a leading theoretical effort in Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) to transcend the divide between cognitive and rationalist...

The Decision-Making Setting

George Perkovich and Toby Dalton.

in Not War, Not Peace?

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 15125 words.

This chapter describes the institutional setting and dynamics of Indian and Pakistani decision making. It summarizes longstanding shortcomings in the Indian state’s formulation and...

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Crisis Decision Making in Foreign Policy

David Houghton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 9946 words.

Despite the frequency with which the term is used in the English language, there is relatively little agreement as to what constitutes a “crisis” in the study of foreign policy and...

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Emotions in Foreign Policy Decision Making

Rose McDermott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Behaviour; International Relations. 7081 words.

There are lots of ways that emotions have been studied in psychology and various ways that their use has been examined in the context of foreign policy. Perhaps one of the most useful ways...

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Foreign‐Policy Decision‐Making

Douglas T. Stuart.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Relations

August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Methodology. 7652 words.

This article begins with some background information on the development of the subfield of foreign-policy decision-making, with a particular emphasis on why and how this subfield took root...

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Women in Postconflict Decision-Making

Sherrill Whittington.

in The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; International Relations. 9199 words.

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 calls for women to be direct, key players in national reconstruction after conflicts. It is an important instrument for putting women’s views and...

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The Poliheuristic Theory of Political Decision-Making

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 9311 words.

Introduction

The poliheuristic theory of political decision-making provides the most thorough framework for examining process and choice in government and

Decision Making Theories in Foreign Policy Analysis

Alex Mintz and Amnon Sofrin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 6187 words.

Key theories of foreign policymaking include: the rational actor model, prospect theory, poliheuristic theory, cybernetic theory, bureaucratic politics, and organizational politics; and, at...

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The Poliheuristic Theory of Political Decision-Making

Alex Mintz, Steven B. Redd and Eldad Tal-Shir.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 9653 words.

Poliheuristic theory focuses on the why and how of decision-making. The primary argument is that decision-makers are sensitive to both cognitive and environmental constraints and are...

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Analogies and Metaphors and Foreign Policy Decision Making

William Flanik.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 10575 words.

Like all decision making, foreign policy decision making (FPDM) requires transferring meaning from one representation to another. Since the end of the Cold War, students of FPDM have...

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Policy Entrepreneurs and Foreign Policy Decision Making

Michael Mintrom and Joannah Luetjens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Administration; International Relations. 10317 words.

In recent years, significant effort has been applied to understanding and empirically testing the concept of policy entrepreneurship in a range of different settings. Despite these efforts,...

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Institutional Design in Crisis Decision-Making

Heidi Hardt.

in Time to React

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 8386 words.

This chapter offers a typology of decision-making on crisis response across four international organizations. However, unlike previous scholarship, this research focuses on how decisions...

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Critiques of the Rational Actor Model and Foreign Policy Decision Making

Chris Alden.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 6499 words.

Foreign policy decision making has been and remains at the core of foreign policy analysis and its enduring contribution to international relations. The adoption of rationalist approaches...

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Consistency in Refugee Decision-Making: A Judicial Perspective

Hugo Storey.

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Refugee Studies; Human Rights and Immigration; International Relations; Human Geography; Aid and Relief Programmes. 6631 words.

This article examines the extent to which progress has been made towards achieving greater consistency in refugee law decision-making. It is pointed out that consistency is not necessarily...

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Foreign Policy Decision Making

in The International Studies Encyclopedia

March 2010; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 8446 words.

Introduction

Macro-level approaches have long dominated the field of international relations, and for many scholars, opening up the “black box”

Role Contestation in Making Foreign Policy Decisions: Digraph and Game Theory Models

Stephen G. Walker.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Administration; International Relations. 12165 words.

The concept of role contestation has emerged within the recent renaissance of role theory in foreign policy analysis, which has taken hold among international relations scholars on both...

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