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Bringing together contributions from a number of the world's leading experts, U.S. Foreign Policy provides the most comprehensive introduction to the topic available. It covers the rise of America, U.S. foreign policy during and after the Cold War, and the complex issues facing the U.S. since September 11th. The only textbook that includes a section on U.S. foreign policy in several different regions around the world, it enables students to analyze U.S. foreign policy in practice.
U.S. Foreign Policy integrates exceptional pedagogical features throughout, including readers' guides, key points, questions, guides to further reading, text boxes, and a glossary. An accompanying companion website offers an interactive timeline, an interactive map, multiple-choice questions, monthly commentaries, a flashcard glossary, essay questions, and seminar questions and activities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199226429
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 7/15/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 567,869
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Cox is Professor of International Relations at London School of Economics.

Doug Stokes is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Kent at Canterbury.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: US Foreign Policy--Past, Present, and Future, Michael Cox and Doug Stokes
1. Theories of U.S. Foreign Policy, Brian Schmidt
2. American Exceptionalism, Daniel Deudney
Historical Contexts
3. The U.S. Rise to World Power, 1776-1945, Walter LaFeber
4. American Foreign Policy during the Cold War, Richard Saul
5. America in the 1990s: Searching for Purpose, John Dumbrell
6. Obama and Smart Power, Joseph Nye
Institutions and Processes
7. The Foreign Policy Process: Executive, Congress, Intelligence, Michael Foley
8. Military Power and U.S. Foreign Policy, Beth A. Fischer
9. Regional Shifts and U.S. Foreign Policy, Peter Trubowitz
10. Media and U.S. Foreign Policy, Piers Robinson
11. Identities and U.S. Foreign Policy, Christina Rowley and Jutta Weldes
The United States and the World
12. U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East, Toby Dodge
13. The USA and the EU, Mike Smith
14. U.S. Foreign Policy in Russia, Peter Rutland
15. The USA, China, and Rising Asia, Michael Cox
16. U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America, James Dunkerley
17. U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa, Robert G. Patman
Key issues
18. Global Economy, Peter Gowan & Doug Stokes
19. Global Terrorism, Paul Rogers
20. Global Environment, Robyn Eckersley
Futures and Scenarios
21. American Foreign Policy after 9/11, Caroline Kennedy-Pipe
22. The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy, Anatol Lieven
23. U.S. Primacy or Decline?: A Debate, William Wohlforth, Stephen G. Brooks & Christopher Layne

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