Strategic Choice and International Relations

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"This is one of the best edited volumes in international relations I have seen. This is an impressive book that should have a substantial impact on the field."—Lisa Martin, Harvard University

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Editorial Reviews

American Historical Review - Frank Ninkovich
Lake skillfully investigates an important dimension of international behavior unduly neglected by traditional theory, and his analysis of the early Cold War is particularly insightful. This is, on balance, an innovative and challenging work that deepens our understanding of American internationalism in the twentieth century.
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"Elegant and groundbreaking . . . a useful and insightful framework to guide debates over American foreign policy."—Foreign Affairs

"Highly recommended for international relations theorists and policy practitioners."—Choice

"Lake skillfully investigates an important dimension of international behavior unduly neglected by traditional theory, and his analysis of the early Cold War is particularly insightful. This is, on balance, an innovative and challenging work that deepens our understanding of American internationalism in the twentieth century."—Frank Ninkovich, American Historical Review

Foreign Affairs
Elegant and groundbreaking . . . a useful and insightful framework to guide debates over American foreign policy.
Choice
Highly recommended for international relations theorists and policy practitioners.
American Historical Review
Lake skillfully investigates an important dimension of international behavior unduly neglected by traditional theory, and his analysis of the early Cold War is particularly insightful. This is, on balance, an innovative and challenging work that deepens our understanding of American internationalism in the twentieth century.
— Frank Ninkovich
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Chapter One International Relations: A Strategic-Choice Approach David A. Lake and Robert Powell 3
Chapter Two Actors and Preferences in International Relations Jeffry A. Frieden 39
Chapter Three The Strategic Setting of Choices: Signaling, Commitment, and Negotiation in International Politics James D. Morrow 77
Chapter Four Institutions as Constraints on Strategic Choice Ronald Rogowski 115
Chapter Five The Governance Problem in International Relations Peter Alexis Gourevitch 137
Chapter Six Evolution, Choice, and International Change Miles Kabler 165
Chapter Seven The Limits of Strategic Choice: Constrained Rationality and Incomplete Explanation Arthur A. Stein 197
References 229
About the Authors 261
Name Index 263
General Index 267

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