The intractability of states: a distinctive problem.

by Bernard Brodie

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A discussion of the psychology of individuals and the differences that emerge when personal psychology is applied to the political behavior of states and statesmen. The author believes that the intractability of states is a totally different phenomenon from that of individuals. The relations of individuals within states is a profitable area for study in advancing international understanding, for it is the area where individuals react as persons rather than as corporate and abstract entities called governments.

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