Sandinista Nicaragua's resistance to US coercion : revolutionary deterrence in asymmetric conflict

Perla, Héctor, Jr., author

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  • Creator Héctor Perla Jr
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2016. ©2016
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781107113893, 110711389X
  • OCLC ocn943670545

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- History of U.S.-Nicaragua relations -- International relations theory, asymmetric conflicts, and contentious politics -- Revolutionary deterrence -- Challenging Reagan -- Media framing and opposition to the use of force in U.S. foreign policy -- Activating public opinion -- Stopping rollback : evidence of revolutionary deterrence on congressional opposition, Reagan, and Reagan administration decision making -- Conclusion : scope conditions and implications of revolutionary deterrence -- Epilogue : postrevolutionary developments
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