The Politics of United States Foreign Policy / Edition 4

The Politics of United States Foreign Policy / Edition 4

by Jerel A. Rosati, James M. Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495008621

ISBN-13: 9780495008620

Pub. Date: 08/07/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Offering students a strong sense of the real world implications of U.S. foreign policy, Rosati provides comprehensive topical coverage of the subject from three main perspectives: the government, society, and the global environment. Three critical themes - the historical patterns of continuity and change, the president's ability to govern, and the tension between the

Overview

Offering students a strong sense of the real world implications of U.S. foreign policy, Rosati provides comprehensive topical coverage of the subject from three main perspectives: the government, society, and the global environment. Three critical themes - the historical patterns of continuity and change, the president's ability to govern, and the tension between the demands of democracy and national security - are covered throughout, often within in the context of current events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495008620
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/07/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: INTRODUCTION
1.The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy.
PART II: HISTORICAL AND GLOBAL CONTEXT
2.History of United States Relations
3.The Global Context and American Power.
PART III: THE GOVERNMENT AND THE POLICYMAKING PROCESS
4.The Paradox of Presidential Power
5.Presidential Leadership
6.Presidential Management and the National Security Council
7.The State Department at Home and Abroad
8.The Military Establishment
9.The Intelligence Community
10.Foreign Economics and the Rest of the Bureaucracy
11.Decision-Making Theory and Executive Branch Policymaking
12.Congress and Legislative-Executive Relations
13.The Rest of Government.
PART IV: THE SOCIETY AND DOMESTIC POLITICS
14.The Public and Their Beliefs
15.Political Participation and Electoral Politics
16.Group Politics
17.National Security, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
18.The Media and the Communications Process.
PART V: CONCLUSION
19.State-Society Relations, Making Foreign Policy, and Foreign Policy Change
20.Into the Twenty-First Century.

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