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Bridging the Gap Theory and Practice in Foreign Policy

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ISBN-10: 1878379224

ISBN-13: 9781878379221

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alexander L. George

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Bridging the gap that separates the two cultures of academia and policymaking is the central purpose of this pathbreaking study. George examines six U.S. strategies toward Iraq in 1988-1991. He urges policymakers to make better use of scholarly knowledge and challenges scholars to develop the types of knowledge that can be employed effectively by policymakers.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date: 6/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The Gap between Knowledge and Action
The Two Cultures of Academia and Policymaking
The Role of Knowledge in Policymaking
The Inadequate Knowledge Base for U.S. Policy toward Iraq. 1988-91
Outcomes of U.S. Strategies toward Iraq
Reforming Outlaw States and Rogue Leaders
Appeasement as a Strategy for Conflict Avoidance
Why Deterrence and Reassurance Sometimes Fail
The Failure to Coerce Saddam Hussein
War Termination: Integrating Military and Political Objectives
The Bridge between Knowledge and Action
Contemporary International Relations Theory
Types of Knowledge for Policymaking
Summary and Conclusions
Notes
Index