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Logics of American Foreign Policy Theories of America's World Role

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ISBN-10: 0321088484

ISBN-13: 9780321088482

Edition: 2004

Authors: Patrick Callahan, Patrick Callahan

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This engaging new supplementary book critiques six alternative prescriptions or logics of the United States' role in the world: hegemonism, realism, isolationism, liberalism, liberal internationalism, and radical anti-imperialism. This new book presents each of six logicssets of beliefs about foreign policy strategy, national interest, power, and ethical obligationsarguing a balanced and compelling case for each one. It then traces the role of each logic in the history of U.S. diplomacy and concludes with a critical evaluation of that logic.
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Book details

List price: $96.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Hidden Assumptions and Policy Arguments
The Task of This Book
The Nature of Foreign Policy Logics
The Plan of the Book
A Word About Method
Endnotes
The Logic of Hegemonism
Introduction
U.S. National Interests
U.S. Power
Morality
Hegemonism and U.S. Diplomatic History
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Endnotes
The Logic of Realism
Introduction
Realist Theory of International Politics
U.S. National Interests
U.S. Power
Morality
Realism in U.S. Diplomatic History
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Endnotes
The Logic of Isolationism
Introduction
U.S. National Interests
U.S. Power
Morality
Isolationism and U.S. Diplomatic History
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Endnotes
The Logic of Liberalism
Introduction
U.S. Interests
U.S. Power
Morality
Liberalism in U.S. Diplomatic History
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Endnotes
The Logic of Liberal Internationalism
Introduction
U.S. National Interests
U.S. Power
Morality
Liberal Internationalism and U.S. Diplomatic History
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Endnotes
The Logic of Radical Anti-Imperialism
Introduction
Imperial U.S.
U.S. National Interests
U.S. Power
Morality
Radical Anti-Imperialism in U.S. Diplomatic History
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Endnotes
Comparing the Logics
Unilateralism-Multilateralism
Militarism
Interventionism
Leadership Role
Capitalist Globalization
Power
National Interests
Moral Obligations Abroad
Logics and Foreign Policy Debates
Trade Relations with China
Military Intervention in Kosovo
Conclusion
Endnotes
The Impact of September 11
Congressional Action
Public Opinion
Public Debate
Conclusion
Endnotes
Index