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Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice Foreign Policy, Race, and the New American Century

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ISBN-10: 0275983099

ISBN-13: 9780275983093

Edition: 2006

Authors: Clarence Lusane, Kwame Dixon

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Lusane has created a groundbreaking analysis of the intersection of racial politics and American foreign policy. This insightful work critically examines the roles played by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and current Secretary of State (and former National Security Advisor) Condoleezza Rice in the construction of U.S. foreign policy, exploring the ways in which their racial identity challenges conventional notions about the role of race in international relations. Neither Powell nor Rice consciously allowed their racial identity to substantially influence or characterize their participation in the defense and projection of U.S. hegemony, Lusane argues, but both used their racial…    
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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 5/30/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298

Dr. Clarence Lusane is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the School of International Service at American University where he teaches and researches on international human rights, comparative race relations, social movements and electoral politics.He is also an author, activist, scholar, lecturer, and journalist. For more than 30 years, he has written about and been active in national and international anti-racism politics, globalization, U.S. foreign policy, human rights and social issues such as education and drug policy. He has spent two years living in London conducting research on racism and human rights in Europe, and working with European institutions and NGOs.His…    

Introduction: What Color Is Hegemony?
A Commonality of Circumstances: Black Americans and U.S. Foreign Policy
This Is Not Your Father's Republican Party: Powell, Rice, and the GOP
Turkeys in the Straw: Race and Representation in the Era of George W. Bush What Color Is Hegemony?
The U.S. New Security Paradigm The Clash: Iraq in the Crosshairs of Hegemony
Counter-Hegemony in the Global South: Africa Challenges the Powell, Rice, Bush Doctrine
Counter-Hegemony in the Global South: The Americans Say "No Pasaran" to the Bush
Doctrine Washed Up: The Legacies of Powell and Rice (and Bush)