American Foreign Policy : Past, Present, Future / Edition 4

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This annually updated reader is a compilation of current articles from newspapers,magazines,and journals,covering issues relating to the United States and the World: Stragetic Choices,Regional and Bilaterial Relations,and American Foreign Policy. A student Web site is designed to support Annual Editions titles.
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This is a new edition of a textbook on the history, institutions, and domestic and international politics of American foreign policy; it focuses primarily on the Cold War period and beyond. Hastedt (James Madison U.) promotes his own views rather than simply reviewing the literature and focuses on policy tools over foreign problems. Finally he sketches pictures of alternative futures advocated by political thinkers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130835796
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 6/30/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 429
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 8.93 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I The Global Context of American Foreign Policy
Ch. 1 The Global Setting of American Foreign Policy 1
Ch. 2 The Emerging Foreign Policy Agenda 16
Pt. II The Historical Context of American Foreign Policy
Ch. 3 The American National Style 30
Ch. 4 Post-Vietnam U.S. Foreign Policy 49
Ch. 5 Learning from the Past 86
Pt. III The Foreign Affairs Government
Ch. 6 The Domestic Context of American Foreign Policy 125
Ch. 7 The Constitution and Foreign Affairs 160
Ch. 8 The Presidency 184
Ch. 9 Congress and Foreign Policy 201
Ch. 10 The Foreign Affairs Bureaucracy 218
Pt. IV Foreign Policy Making
Ch. 11 Models of Policy Making: Overview 244
Ch. 12 Decision Making: Case Studies 259
Pt. V Policy Tools
Ch. 13 Diplomacy 289
Ch. 14 Covert Action 311
Ch. 15 The Economic Instruments 335
Ch. 16 Military Power 355
Ch. 17 Arms Control and Missile Defense 387
Pt. VI Conclusion
Ch. 18 Alternative Futures 409
Index 424
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