Incomplete Engagement: U. S. Foreign Policy Towards the Republic of South Africa, 1981-1988

Incomplete Engagement: U. S. Foreign Policy Towards the Republic of South Africa, 1981-1988

by Alex Thomson
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859722787
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Series:
Making of Modern Africa Series
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Tables
Acknowledgements
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction1
Pt. 1Reagan's Inheritance, 1945-1980: U.S. Policy Towards the Republic of South Africa From Truman to Carter5
Ch. 1U.S. Interests in the Republic of South Africa9
Ch. 2U.S. Foreign Policy Towards South Africa Prior to the Reagan Administration29
Pt. 2'Total National Strategy' and 'Constructive Engagement': U.S. Policy Towards South Africa January 1981 to July 198461
Ch. 3Constructive Engagement: The Context65
Ch. 4Constructive Engagement: The Policy117
Ch. 5Constructive Engagement: An Assessment155
Pt. 3Uprisings, Counter Revolution and Sanctions: U.S. Policy Towards South Africa August 1984 to December 1988185
Ch. 6The Changing Contexts of U.S. Policy Towards South Africa189
Ch. 7The Policy: Adapting Constructive Engagement243
Ch. 8Post-August 1984 Engagement: An Assessment291
Conclusions315
Appendix A - Individuals Interviewed During the Research for this Book327
Appendix B - U.S. Trade and Investment with South Africa330
Appendix C - U.S. Disinvestment and Divestment from the South African Economy332
Appendix D - U.S. Development Aid Allocation to Southern Africa334
Index335

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