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Ethnic Identity Groups and U. S. Foreign Policy

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ISBN-10: 0275975339

ISBN-13: 9780275975333

Edition: 2002

Authors: Thomas Ambrosio

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Ethnic identity groups-defined broadly to include ethnic, religious, linguistic, or racial identities-have long played a role in the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy. Yet ethnic group influence increased significantly following the Cold War. Ambrosio and his colleagues provide a unique collection of essays on the relationship between ethnic identity groups and U.S. foreign policy. The book covers a wide range of issues, historical periods, and geographic regions. Integrated chapters examine four major issues: the traditional (white) role of ethnicity in U.S. foreign policy; ethnic identity group mobilization; newcomers to the foreign policy process; and the complexities of ethnic identity politics. An in-depth literature review is provided, as well as an overview of the moral/ethical issues surrounding ethnic group influence on U.S. foreign policy, especially after the events of September 11, 2001. This volume is designed to spark debate on the theoretical, historical, and ethical issues of ethnic identity group influence on U.S. foreign policy. As such, it will be of special interest to scholars, students, researchers, policymakers, and anyone concerned with the making of American foreign policy.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 11/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Ethnic Identity Groups and U.S. Foreign Policy
Anglo-Saxonism and U.S. Foreign Policy During the Spanish-American War
White Mischief: U.S. Support for Apartheid, 1948-1961
Identity, African-Americans, and U.S. Foreign Policy: Differing Reactions to South African Apartheid and the Rwandan Genocide
Serbian-American Mobilization and Lobbying: the Relevance of Jasenovac and Kosovo to Contemporary Grassroots Efforts in the United States
Latinos and Latin America: a Unified Agenda?
Asian-Americans and U.S.-Asia Relations
Entangling Alliances: the Turkish-Israeli Lobbying Partnership and Its Unintended Consequences
Peace as a Three-Level Game: the Role of Diasporas in Conflict Resolution
Legitimate Influence or Parochial Capture? Conclusions on Ethnic Identity Groups and the Formulation of U.S. Foreign Policy
Selected Bibliography
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