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Contemporary Cases in U. S. Foreign Policy From Terrorism to Trade

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ISBN-10: 1604267313

ISBN-13: 9781604267310

Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Ralph G. Carter

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Competing to shape U.S. foreign policy, many actors-from the president and members of Congress to interest groups, NGOs, and the media-influence policy outcomes and subsequent implementation. In this new fourth edition, editor Ralph G. Carter captures this strategic interplay with 15 real-world cases; four brand-new cases examine the global financial crisis, U.S.-Russian relations, Somali pirates, and the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba. Fully updated, all cases have been revised to reflect recent world events, including new Obama administration policies.Whether grappling with renewed pressure to reform U.S. immigration laws or with a multilateral approach to North Korea’s nuclear…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 10/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Ralph G. Carter (PhD, The Ohio State University) is professor and former chair of the political science department at Texas Christian University. His research interests focus on U.S. foreign, trade, and defense policies and on the domestic sources of such policy making. He is coauthor with James Scott and Cooper Drury of IR (2014), one of five coeditors of the 44 Foreign Policy Analysis essays in The International Studies Encyclopedia (2010), coauthor with James Scott of Choosing to Lead: Understanding Congressional Foreign Policy Entrepreneurs (2009), and coauthor with John Rourke and Mark Boyer of Making American Foreign Policy (1994, 1996). He is also the author or coauthor of over 40…