Multilateralism and U. S. Foreign Policy: Ambivalent Engagement / Edition 1

Multilateralism and U. S. Foreign Policy: Ambivalent Engagement / Edition 1

by Stewart Patrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588260186

ISBN-13: 9781588260185

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Puzzled by the disjunction between global trends and US foreign policy since the end of the Cold War, mostly American scholars of political science, law, and economics explore the causes and consequences of US ambivalence to multilateral cooperation. They consider such dimensions as the growing influence of domestic factors, US grand strategy, the chemical weapons…  See more details below

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Puzzled by the disjunction between global trends and US foreign policy since the end of the Cold War, mostly American scholars of political science, law, and economics explore the causes and consequences of US ambivalence to multilateral cooperation. They consider such dimensions as the growing influence of domestic factors, US grand strategy, the chemical weapons convention, and the International Criminal Court. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588260185
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Center on International Cooperation Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
425
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Setting the Context
1Multilateralism and Its Discontents: The Causes and Consequences of U.S. Ambivalence1
Pt. 2Dimensions of U.S. Multilateralism
2The United States, International Organizations, and the Quest for Legitimacy47
3The Growing Influence of Domestic Factors75
4Public Attitudes Toward Multilateralism99
5Multilateralism and U.S. Grand Strategy121
6U.S. Unilateralism: A European Perspective141
Pt. 3Policy in Practice
7Unilateral Action in a Multilateral World167
8Multilateral Peace Operations191
9Nuclear Weapons: The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and National Missile Defense225
10The Chemical Weapons Convention247
11The United States as "Deadbeat"? U.S. Policy and the UN Financial Crisis267
12Extraterritorial Sanctions: Managing "Hyper-Unilateralism" in U.S. Foreign Policy295
13Unilateralism, Multilateralism, and the International Criminal Court323
14Why Is U.S. Human Rights Policy So Unilateralist?345
15Ambivalent Multilateralism and the Emerging Backlash: The IMF and WTO377
16Climate Change: Unilateralism, Realism, and Two-Level Games415
Pt. 4The Future of Multilateral Cooperation
17Multilateralism as a Matter of Fact: U.S. Leadership and the Management of the International Public Sector437
List of Acronyms461
Bibliography465
The Contributors491
Index495
About the Book509

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