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Title Why leaders lie : the truth about lying in international politics / John J. Mearsheimer.
Author Mearsheimer, John J., author.
Publication New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Description xi, 142 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 172.4 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-132) and index.
Contents What is lying? -- The inventory of international lies -- Lying between states -- Fearmongering -- Strategic cover-ups -- Nationalist myths -- Liberal lies -- The downside of telling international lies.
Summary Presents an analysis of the lying behavior of political leaders, discussing the reasons why it occurs, the different types of lies, and the costs and benefits to the public and other countries that result from it, with examples from the recent past.
Subject International relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Political aspects.
Political ethics.
International relations -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00977073
Political ethics. (OCoLC)fst01069286
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01158258
ISBN 9780199758739 (hc ; alk. paper)
0199758735 (hc ; alk. paper)
9780199975457 : (paperback)
0199975450 : (paperback)

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