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Making Sense of Suicide Missions$
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Diego Gambetta

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199276998

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.001.0001

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Killing Without Dying: the Absence of Suicide Missions

Killing Without Dying: the Absence of Suicide Missions

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(p.209) 6 Killing Without Dying: the Absence of Suicide Missions
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Making Sense of Suicide Missions
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Stathis N. Kalyvas (Contributor Webpage)

Ignacio Sánchez-Cuenca

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0006

The chapter is divided into two parts. The first part examines why organizations may be unwilling to resort to suicide missions (SMs). It considers five possible reasons: cognitive accessibility, normative preferences, counterproductive effects, constituency costs, and technological costs. The second part explores the factors that affect individual members' willingness to participate in SMs. Because evidence on the reasons or causes for the absence of SMs is particularly hard to come by, this chapter is more analytical than empirical. It formulates hypotheses and illustrates them by examples rather than testing them.

Keywords:   cognitive accessibility, normative preference, counterproductive effects, constituency costs, technological costs, organization

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