Politics of United States Foreign Policy

ISBN-10: 0495797243

ISBN-13: 9780495797241

Edition: 5th 2011

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List price: $212.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/11/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

James M. Scott is professor and head of the Department of Political Science at Oklahoma State University. He is the co-author of Choosing to Lead: Understanding Congressional Foreign Policy Entrepreneurs (2009 with Ralph G. Carter), and the author, co-author or editor of five other books. His publications have appeared in such journals as International Studies Quarterly, Foreign Policy Analysis, Democratization, Political Science Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, International Studies Perspectives, Congress and the Presidency, and the Social Science Journal, among others. He has served on the governing boards, as conference program chair, and as president of both the International Studies Association - Midwest (2000) and the Foreign Policy Analysis Section (2001) of the International Studies Association. He began a six-year term as associate editor of the International Studies Association journal Foreign Policy Analysis in Fall 2009. Since 2004, he has directed the NSF-funded Democracy and World Politics Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.

The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy
Historical Context and the Future of U.S. Global Power
Government and the Policymaking Process
Presidential Power and Leadership
The Bureaucracy, Presidential Management, and the National Security Council
Understanding Bureaucracy: the State Department at Home and Abroad
The Military Establishment
The Intelligence Community
The Foreign Economic Bureaucracy, the NEC, and State and Local Governments
Decisionmaking Theory and Foreign Policy
Congress and Interbranch Politics
The Society and Domestic Politics
The Public and Its Beliefs
Electoral Politics
Group Politics
The Media and the Communications Process
Summarizing the Major Patterns, the Nature of Change, and the Future Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy
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