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American Foreign Policy Theoretical Essays

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ISBN-10: 0618918078

ISBN-13: 9780618918072

Edition: 5th 2005

Authors: G. John Ikenberry

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Featuring thought-provoking essays collected from scholarly journals, this highly respected reader provides an overview of the major, contending theories that shape U.S. foreign policy. Edited by one of the foremost authorities in the field, this volume contains selections written by leading scholars in U.S. foreign policy and international relations. The essays provide representative statements of the major contending explanations of American foreign policy and encourage readers to evaluate the issues that shape our foreign policy today.
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Book details

List price: $132.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

The Problem of Explanation
"Models of International Relations and Foreign Policy"
"The United States and Multilateral Institutions"
International Sources of Foreign Policy
"Anarchic Orders and Balances of Power"
"The American Conception of National Security and the Beginning of the Cold War, 1945-1948"
"Rethinking the Origins of American Hegemony"
"Power and Weakness"
Capitalism, Class, and Foreign Policy
"Sectoral Conflict and U.S. Foreign Economic Policy, 1914-1940"
"Strategy of Openness"
"The Invisible Hand of the American Empire"
National Values, Liberal Ideas, and Democratic Institutions
"American Ideals versus American Institutions"
"The U.S. Political System and International Leadership: A 'Decidedly Inferior' Form of Government?"
"America's Liberal Grand Strategy: Democracy and National Security in the Post-"
"The Ironies of Sovereignty: The European Union and the United States"
PublicOpinion, Policy Legitimacy, and Sectional Conflict
"From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam: Shifting Generational Paradigms and Foreign Policy"
"Domestic Constraints on Regime Change in U.S. Foreign Policy: The Need for Policy Legitimacy"
"Who Influences U.S. Foreign Policy?"
"Political Conflict and Foreign Policy in the United States: A Geographical Interpretation"
Bureaucratic Politics and Organizational Culture
"Conceptual Models and the Cuban Missile Crisis"
"Are Bureaucracies Important? (Or Allison Wonderland)"
"The Stinger Missle and U.S. Intervention in Afghanistan"
Perceptions, Personality, and Social Psychology
"Hypotheses on Misperception"
"Cognitive Perspectives on Foreign Policy"
"Seduction by Analogy in Vietnam: The Malaya and Korea Analogies"
"The Personalities of Bush and Gorbachev Measured at a Distance"
Theoretical Debates After 11/9 and 9/11
"The Lonely Superpower"
"The Unipolar Era"
"America's Imperial Ambition"
"Understanding the Bush Doctrine"