United States Foreign Policy-making

United States Foreign Policy-making : Process, Problems and Prospects for the Twenty-first Century

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This comprehensive, up-to date text focuses on building skills for anticipating and interpreting foreign policy problems and their potential solutions. Baugh develops general principles about how U.S. foreign policy is made, and uses both contemporary and historical examples to illustrate these principles. Baugh also addresses the changes that have occurred since the end of the Cold War, and presents the debate over the development of a grand policy to guide us into the twenty-first century.
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  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 1,020.59g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155081349
  • 9780155081345

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction and Overview. 1. Perspectives on U.S. Foreign Policy: The United States and the Persian Gulf War, 1990-91. 2. Themes in U.S. Foreign Policy: Continuity and Evolution. 3. A New World Disorder: Into the Twenty-First Century. Part II: Who Makes U.S. Foreign Policy and Why it Often Goes Wrong. 4. The Actors Who Make U.S. Foreign Policy and Their Relative Influences. 5. Models and Problems of Policy Decision Making. 6. Who Makes Policy and Where? 7. Feedback: Evaluating and Correcting Policy. Part III: Tools of Policy. 8. Power and Influence: A Multifaceted Interpretation of Traditional Political Concepts. 9. Security, Security Dilemmas, and Military Instruments of Policy. 10. Diplomacy and Negotiation. 11. International Political Economy and Economic Policy Tools. 12. International Collective Action in U.S. Foreign Policy. Part IV: Increasingly Interesting Times: Problems and Prospects. 13. Development and the Global Context of U.S. Foreign Policy. 14. First Tier and Near First Tier: The Developed and Nearly Developed World. 15. Second Tier: The Developing World. 16. Cross-Tier Issues. Appendix: Abbreviations and Acronyms. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
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Part I: Introduction and Overview. 1. Perspectives on U.S. Foreign Policy: The United States and the Persian Gulf War, 1990-91. 2. Themes in U.S. Foreign Policy: Continuity and Evolution. 3. A New World Disorder: Into the Twenty-First Century. Part II: Who Makes U.S. Foreign Policy and Why it Often Goes Wrong. 4. The Actors Who Make U.S. Foreign Policy and Their Relative Influences. 5. Models and Problems of Policy Decision Making. 6. Who Makes Policy and Where? 7. Feedback: Evaluating and Correcting Policy. Part III: Tools of Policy. 8. Power and Influence: A Multifaceted Interpretation of Traditional Political Concepts. 9. Security, Security Dilemmas, and Military Instruments of Policy. 10. Diplomacy and Negotiation. 11. International Political Economy and Economic Policy Tools. 12. International Collective Action in U.S. Foreign Policy. Part IV: Increasingly Interesting Times: Problems and Prospects. 13. Development and the Global Context of U.S. Foreign Policy. 14. First Tier and Near First Tier: The Developed and Nearly Developed World. 15. Second Tier: The Developing World. 16. Cross-Tier Issues. Appendix: Abbreviations and Acronyms. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
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