American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays / Edition 5by G. John John Ikenberry
Pub. Date: 07/01/2004
Publisher: Pearson Education
Ikenberry, John G., American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays, 4th Edition*\ Featuring 28 thought-provoking essays collected from scholarly journals, this highly respected reader provides an overview of the major, contending theories that shape U.S. foreign policy. Edited by one of the foremost names in the field, this respected volume contains selections… See more details below
Ikenberry, John G., American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays, 4th Edition*\ Featuring 28 thought-provoking essays collected from scholarly journals, this highly respected reader provides an overview of the major, contending theories that shape U.S. foreign policy. Edited by one of the foremost names in the field, this respected volume contains selections written by leading scholars in U.S. foreign policy and international relations. The essays provide representative statements of the major, contending explanations of American foreign policy and encourage readers to evaluate the issues that shape our foreign policy today. For those interested in American foreign policy.
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Table of Contents
I. The Problem of Explanation.
Ole R. Holsti, “Models of International Relations and Foreign Policy.” .
NEW—W. Michael Reisman, “The United States and Multilateral Institutions.”
II. International Sources of Foreign Policy.
Kenneth Waltz, “Anarchic Orders and Balances of Power.”
Melvyn P. Leffler, “The American Conception of National Security and the Beginning of the Cold War, 1945-1948.”
NEW—G. John Ikenberry, “Rethinking the Origins of American Hegemony.”
III. Capitalism, Class, and Foreign Policy.
Jeff Frieden, “Sectoral Conflict and U.S. Foreign Economic Policy, 1914-1940.”
Fred Block, “Economic Instability and Military Strength.”
NEW—Bruce Cumings, “The American Century and the Third World.”
IV. National Values, Democratic Institutions, and Foreign Policy.
Samuel Huntington, “American Ideals versus American Institutions.”
Michael Mastanduno, “The U.S. Political System and International Leadership: A 'Decidedly Inferior' Form of Government?”
NEW—Tony Smith, “National Security Liberalism and American Foreign Policy.”
NEW—G. John Ikenberry, “America's Liberal Grand Strategy: Democracy and National Security in the Post-.”
V. Public Opinion, Policy Legitimacy, and Sectional Conflict.
Michael Roskin, “From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam: ShiftingGenerational Paradigms and Foreign Policy.”
Alexander George, “Domestic Constraints on Regime Change in U.S. Foreign Policy: The Need for Policy Legitimacy.”
Ole R. Holsti, “Public Opinion and Foreign Policy: Challenges to the Almond-Lippman consensus.”
Peter Trubowitz, “Political Conflict and Foreign Policy in the United States: A Geographical Interpretation.”
VI. Bureaucratic Politics and Organizational Culture
Graham T. Allison, “Conceptual Models and the Cuban Missile Crisis. ”
Stephen D. Krasner, “Are Bureaucracies Important? (Or Allison Wonderland).”
James C. Thomson, Jr., “How Could Vietnam Happen? An Autopsy. ”
VII. Perceptions, Personality, and Social Psychology
Robert Jervis, “Hypotheses on Misperception.”
Philip Tetlock and Charles McGuire, “Cognitive Perspectives on Foreign Policy.”
Yueng Foong Knong, “Seduction by Analogy in Vietnam: The Malaya and Korea Analogies.”
NEW—David G. Winter, Margaret G. Hermann, Walter Weintraub, and Stephen G. Walker, “The Personalities of Bush and Gorbachev Measured at a Distance.”
Irving Janis, “Escalation of the Vietnam War: How Could it Happen? ”
VIII. Theoretical Debates After the Cold War
NEW—Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., “America and the World: Isolationism Resurgent.”
NEW—Samuel Huntington, “The Lonely Superpower.”
NEW Joseph Joffe, “How America Does It.”
G. John Ikenberry, “The Myth of Post-Cold War Chaos.”
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