The Resource The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource/)

The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource/)

Label
The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex
Title
The making of the Cold War enemy
Title remainder
culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex
Statement of responsibility
Ron Robin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the height of the Cold War, the U.S. government enlisted the aid of a select group of psychologists, sociologists, and political scientists to blueprint enemy behavior. Not only did these academics bring sophisticated concepts to what became a project of demonizing communist societies, but they influenced decision-making in the map rooms, prison camps, and battlefields of the Korean War and in Vietnam. With verve and insight, Ron Robin tells the intriguing story of the rise of behavioral scientists in government and how their potentially dangerous, American assumptions about human behavio
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
973.92019
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E744
LC item number
.R63 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=286821
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : rumors of an enemy -- pt. 1. Defining the paradigm. -- Inventing the behavioral sciences -- The culture of think tanks -- Psychopolitics and primary groups : theories of culture and society in Cold War academia -- pt. 2. Normal science. -- The obstinate audience : the art of information management in the Cold War -- The war of ideas : ideology and science in psychological warfare -- Deus ex clinica : psychopolitics and elite studies of Communism -- Collective behavior in totalitarian societies : the analysis of enemy POWs in Korea -- Prison camps and culture wars : the Korean brainwashing controversy -- pt. 3. Crisis. -- Vietnam : from hearts and minds to rational choice -- Paradigm lost : the Project Camelot affair -- Epilogue : Report from Iron Mountain and beyond
Control code
ocn436093904
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttz55j
Label
The making of the Cold War enemy : culture and politics in the military-intellectual complex, Ron Robin, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=286821
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : rumors of an enemy -- pt. 1. Defining the paradigm. -- Inventing the behavioral sciences -- The culture of think tanks -- Psychopolitics and primary groups : theories of culture and society in Cold War academia -- pt. 2. Normal science. -- The obstinate audience : the art of information management in the Cold War -- The war of ideas : ideology and science in psychological warfare -- Deus ex clinica : psychopolitics and elite studies of Communism -- Collective behavior in totalitarian societies : the analysis of enemy POWs in Korea -- Prison camps and culture wars : the Korean brainwashing controversy -- pt. 3. Crisis. -- Vietnam : from hearts and minds to rational choice -- Paradigm lost : the Project Camelot affair -- Epilogue : Report from Iron Mountain and beyond
Control code
ocn436093904
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttz55j

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