American Foreign Policy

American Foreign Policy : Past, Present, Future

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For courses in upper-level American Foreign Policy.This text brings together 3 key elements for both students and professors. It provides an overview of the historical information to make sense of current U.S. foreign policy; it supplies case studies to give students grounding in key events in U.S. foreign policy and information on contemporary issues; and it incorporates concepts that structure an investigation into U.S. foreign policy. The focus is on U.S. policy itself and not on U.S. foreign policy toward specific regions or issues.show more

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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 154.4 x 230.6 x 22.1mm | 567g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130975176
  • 9780130975171

Table of contents

I. THE GLOBAL CONTEXT OF AMERICAN POLICY. 1. The Global Setting of American Foreign Policy. 2. The Emerging Foreign Policy Agenda. II. THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY. 3. The American National Style. 4. Post-Vietnam U.S. Foreign Policy. 5. Learning from the Past. III. THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS GOVERNMENT. 6. The Domestic Context of American Foreign Policy. 7. The Constitution and Foreign Affairs. 8. The Presidency. 9. Congress and Foreign Policy. 10. The Foreign Affairs Bureaucracy. IV. FOREIGN POLICY MAKING. 11. Models of Policy Making: Overview. 12. Decision Making: Case Studies. V. POLICY TOOLS. 13. Diplomacy. 14. Covert Action. 15. The Economic Instruments. 16. Military Power. 17. Arms Control and Missile Defense. VI. CONCLUSION. 18. Alternative Futures.show more

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