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|Title||Indicators, Predictors, and Determinants of Conflict Escalation and De-escalation|
|Description||This paper identifies a number of measures that have shown reliable relationships to
decisional outcomes, specifically those related to the resolution of international conflicts through either war or peaceful negotiation. The patterns most consistently shown to precede the outbreak of war are a decrease in integrative complexity (a measure of the structure of thought), high power and low affiliation imagery (measures of motive strengths), and the belief that one can control events; the opposite pattern tends to precede peaceful resolutions.|
|Authors / Editors||Suedfeld,Peter; Cross, Ryan W.; Stewart,Michael|
|Date Published||May 2009|
|Download Citation||This citation can be downloaded in the following bibliographic database formats: Tagged; XML; BibTex||
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