American Foreign Policy: Pattern and Process / Edition 6

American Foreign Policy: Pattern and Process / Edition 6

by Eugene R. Wittkopf, Charles W. Kegley, James M. Scott, Eugene R. Wittkopf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534600484

ISBN-13: 9780534600488

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This new edition of a textbook for undergraduate students relies on an analytical framework for understanding foreign policy that stresses five foreign policy forces the collectively influence foreign policy decisions. Separate sections devoted to the external environment, the societal environment, the governmental setting, policy maker roles, and individual…  See more details below

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This new edition of a textbook for undergraduate students relies on an analytical framework for understanding foreign policy that stresses five foreign policy forces the collectively influence foreign policy decisions. Separate sections devoted to the external environment, the societal environment, the governmental setting, policy maker roles, and individual characteristics of policy elites explore these influences, while introductory and concluding chapters attempt to integrate them in understandings of the history and future directions of American foreign policy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534600488
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Focus Boxes, Maps, Illustrations, and TablesXXVII
PrefaceXXXI
About the AuthorsXXXVII
IAnalytical and Thematic Perspectives on American Foreign Policy1
1In Search of American Foreign Policy: A Thematic Introduction3
2Pattern and Process in American Foreign Policy: An Analytical Perspective14
IIPatterns of American Foreign Policy23
3Principle, Power, and Pragmatism: The Goals of American Foreign Policy in Historical Perspective25
4Instruments of Global Influence: Military Might and Interventionism73
5Instruments of Global Influence: Covert Activities, Foreign Aid, Sanctions, and Public Diplomacy109
IIIExternal Sources of American Foreign Policy147
6Principle and Power in a New Century: The International Political System in Transition149
7The World Political Economy in Transition: Opportunities and Contraints in a Globalizing World Political Economy199
IVSocietal Sources of American Foreign Policy239
8Americans' Values, Beliefs, and Preferences: Political Culture and Public Opinion in Foreign Policy241
9The Transmissions of Values, Beliefs, and Preferences: Interest Groups, Mass Media, and Presidential Elections278
VGovernmental Sources of American Foreign Policy319
10Presidential Leadership in Foreign Policy Making321
11The Foreign Policy Bureaucracy and Foreign Policy Making359
12Congress and Foreign Policy Making403
VIRole Sources of American Foreign Policy445
13The Process of Decision Making: Roles, Rationality, and the Impact of Bureaucratic Organization447
VIIIndividuals as Sources of American Foreign Policy483
14Leader Characteristics and Foreign Policy Performance485
VIIIPattern and Process in American Foreign Policy515
15At the Dawn of a New Millenium: The Future of American Foreign Policy517
References547
Glossary599
Index611

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