United States, Soviet Union and China

United States, Soviet Union and China : Comparative Foreign Policy-making and Implementation

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in international politics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 150 x 230mm | 380g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534125824
  • 9780534125820

Table of contents

Part One: The world system and its national actors. World politics, foreign policy, and the strategic triangle countries. The formation and dissolution of the bipolar world system, 1945-1970. 1970-1988: a time of systemic and national change. Part Two: The foreign policymaking process. Self-orientations: values and perceptions. Orientations toward the system: values and perceptions. Political structure and process: an overview. Political structure and process: the inner circle. Political structure and process: the middle circle. Political structure and process: the outer circle. Part Three: Implementing foreign policy. Infrastructure: the foundations of national capabilities. Conventional arms as a foreign policy instrument. Nuclear arms as a foreign policy instrument. Economics as a foreign policy instrument. Diplomacy as an instrument of foreign policy. Concluding thoughts. General sources, suggested reading. Notes.show more