The Politics of United States Foreign Policy / Edition 5 by Jerel A. Rosati, James M. Scott | | 9780495797241 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Politics of United States Foreign Policy / Edition 5

The Politics of United States Foreign Policy / Edition 5

by Jerel A. Rosati, James M. Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495797243

ISBN-13: 9780495797241

Pub. Date: 01/11/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Widely considered to be a definitive work on how U.S. foreign policy is made, THE POLITICS OF UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY uses three levels of analysis that demonstrate how government, society, and the historical-global environment all impact policymaking. Appropriate for those professors who want to teach a course that emphasizes process, the text blends

Overview


Widely considered to be a definitive work on how U.S. foreign policy is made, THE POLITICS OF UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY uses three levels of analysis that demonstrate how government, society, and the historical-global environment all impact policymaking. Appropriate for those professors who want to teach a course that emphasizes process, the text blends substance, history, and theory in a lively narrative that is comprehensive, accessible, and informative. This new fifth edition is streamlined and updated and includes coverage of the 2008 elections, the new Congress, the global economic crisis, updates on the Iraq War, and the Obama administration's foreign policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495797241
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/11/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy. 2. Historical Context and the Future of U.S. Global Power. Part II: GOVERNMENT AND THE POLICYMAKING PROCESS. 3. Presidential Power and Leadership. 4. The Bureaucracy, Presidential Management, and the National Security Council. 5. Understanding Bureaucracy: The State Department at Home and Abroad. 6. The Military Establishment. 7. The Intelligence Community. 8. The Foreign Economic Bureaucracy, the NEC, and State and Local Governments. 9. Decisionmaking Theory and Foreign Policy. 10. Congress and Interbranch Politics. Part III: THE SOCIETY AND DOMESTIC POLITICS. 11. The Public and Its Beliefs. 12. Electoral Politics. 13. Group Politics. 14. The Media and the Communications Process. Part IV: CONCLUSION. 15. Summarizing the Major Patterns, the Nature of Change, and the Future Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy. Index.

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