Liberal Order and Imperial Ambition: Essays on American Power and World Politics / Edition 1

Liberal Order and Imperial Ambition: Essays on American Power and World Politics / Edition 1

by G. John Ikenberry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745636497

ISBN-13: 9780745636498

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This book of essays explores the theoretical, historical, and foreign policy implications of American power and postwar order. Written over the last decade and a half, these scholarly and policy essays form a sort of "intellectual arc" of inquiry. In this unique study of a superpower, Ikenberry argues that though the American world order is now in upheaval, in the end…  See more details below

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This book of essays explores the theoretical, historical, and foreign policy implications of American power and postwar order. Written over the last decade and a half, these scholarly and policy essays form a sort of "intellectual arc" of inquiry. In this unique study of a superpower, Ikenberry argues that though the American world order is now in upheaval, in the end, the United States still has a powerful incentive to sponsor and operate within a liberal rules-based system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745636498
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

1Rethinking the origins of American hegemony21
2Socialization and hegemonic power51
3The nature and sources of liberal international order88
4Constitutional politics in international relations111
5American power and the empire of capitalist democracy143
6The myth of post-Cold War chaos175
7Getting hegemony right186
8American grand strategy in the age of terror197
9America's imperial ambition214
10The end of the neo-conservative moment229
11Is American multilateralism in decline?245

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