Vietnam and the Start of World War III - Some Psychological Parallels
By: Morton Deutsch
Published: circa 1985
Uploaded: 09/02/2008
Uploaded by: Pocket Master
Pockets: Gottesman Libraries Archive, Morton Deutsch Collection, Teachers College Faculty
Tags: social psychology, Vietnam

Description/Abstract: This eighteen page pdf document discussed the ways in which our government is involved in the Vietnam conflict and the psychological reasoning behind us staying there even though the country suffered in loss of life and economic reasons. These reasons include dissonance reduction, circular incremental magnification and situational entrapment.