United States Foreign Policy: Politics Beyond the Water's Edge / Edition 3

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Overview

A concise text designed to be accessible to students by avoiding complicated jargon, UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY: POLITICS BEYOND THE WATER'S EDGE builds on the research, showing the process of policymaking and its outcomes in a reciprocal relationship. In addition, the author argues that politics is involved in the process intricately, and that this has been the case from World War II to the present. By using factual materials and anecdotes, and by avoiding highly theoretical discussions, students are engaged to learn how foreign policy is shaped and executed in a constantly changing environment and how it is applied to functional problems and different geographical regions.

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"…This is one of the two or three best texts for US foreign policy, if not the best. The update is excellent."

"The current (text) is an effective revision and update of an already excellent textbook."

"Unlike other texts, this text is written at a high level. Frankly, I wish this revised text would have been available for my fall 2003 course."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534631536
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/8/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald M. Snow is Professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama and has held visiting faculty positions at the U.S. Air Command and Staff College, the U.S. Naval War College (where he was the first Secretary of the Navy Senior Research Fellow), the U.S. Army War College, and the U.S. Air War College. His most recent books include WHEN AMERICA FIGHTS: THE USES OF U.S. MILITARY FORCE, with Dennis M. Drew (CQ Press, 2000), FROM LEXINGTON TO DESERT STORM AND BEYOND: WAR AND POLITICS IN THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, 3rd Edition (M.E. Sharpe, 2000), CASES IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: PORTRAITS OF THE FUTURE (Longman, 2003) and NATIONAL SECURITY FOR A NEW ERA: GLOBALIZATION AND GEOPOLITICS (Longman, 2004). He holds the B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Colorado and the Ph.D. from Indiana University.

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Table of Contents

Preface. About the Author. Part I: THE SETTING. 1. The Concept and Changing Environment of Foreign Policy. 2. The Context of Foreign Policy: The Cold War. 3. Beyond the Cold War. Part II: THE ACTORS 4. The President. 5. The Role of Executive Agencies. 6. The Congress. 7. Outside Influences I: Interest Groups and Think Tanks. 8. Outside Influences II: The Public and the Media. Part III: FUNCTIONAL POLICY PROBLEMS. 9. Security in a Changed World. 10. America in a Globalizing Economy. 11. Emerging Issues in an Interdependent World. 12. Policy in the Developed World. 13. Policy in the Developing World. 14. The Foreign Policy Debate: Toward the Future. Index.

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