Unilateralism and U. S. Foreign Policy: International Perspectives

Unilateralism and U. S. Foreign Policy: International Perspectives

by David M. Malone
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588261190

ISBN-13: 9781588261199

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Arguing that US foreign policy should be informed by a deeper appreciation of the way the US is perceived abroad, international scholars from the fields of international relations, economic policy, and law, as well as diplomats and senior governmental advisors elucidate the manner in which US unilateralism is perceived abroad; some of the reactions that US policies…  See more details below

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Arguing that US foreign policy should be informed by a deeper appreciation of the way the US is perceived abroad, international scholars from the fields of international relations, economic policy, and law, as well as diplomats and senior governmental advisors elucidate the manner in which US unilateralism is perceived abroad; some of the reactions that US policies have stimulated in other countries; and the likely consequences of this dynamic for US national interests and international institutions. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588261199
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Center on International Cooperation Studies in Multilateralism
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Unilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: International Perspectives1
2A Decade of U.S. Unilateralism?19
3Weak as Constraint, Strong as Tool: The Place of International Law in U.S. Foreign Policy41
4The United States and the International Criminal Court71
5Credibility at Stake: Domestic Supremacy in U.S. Human Rights Policy95
6Unilateralism, Multilateralism, and U.S. Drug Diplomacy in Latin America117
7The United Nations and the United States: An Indispensable Partnership139
8UN Peace Operations and U.S. Unilateralism and Multilateralism153
9The Unilateral and Multilateral Use of Force by the United States181
10In Search of Absolute Security: U.S. Nuclear Policy201
11U.S. Nonproliferation Policy After the Cold War217
12U.S. Trade Policy: Alternative Tacks or Parallel Tracks?251
13The United States in the Global Financial Arena285
14Turning Its Back to the World? The United States and Climate Change Policy297
15The United States and Latin America: Multilateralism and International Legitimacy321
16The United States and Africa: Malign Neglect347
17The United States and the Asia-Pacific: Bilateralism Plus "Multilateralism a la Carte"375
18The United States and NATO: A Selective Approach to Multilateralism399
19Resisting the Unilateral Impulse: Multilateral Engagement and the Future of U.S. Leadership421
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations431
Bibliography435
The Contributors455
Index459
About the Book477

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