United States Foreign Policy: Politics Beyond the Waters Edge / Edition 2

United States Foreign Policy: Politics Beyond the Waters Edge / Edition 2

by Donald M. Snow, Brown Eugene
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312166508

ISBN-13: 9780312166502

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text begins with the assertion that the environment in which foreign policy is made has changed since 1945, especially in the post-Cold War era. Prior to World War II, the nonpartisan, virtually nonpolitical nature of foreign policy was captured in the idea that politics ended at "the water's edge." The authors assert, however, that in the post-Cold War era

Overview

This text begins with the assertion that the environment in which foreign policy is made has changed since 1945, especially in the post-Cold War era. Prior to World War II, the nonpartisan, virtually nonpolitical nature of foreign policy was captured in the idea that politics ended at "the water's edge." The authors assert, however, that in the post-Cold War era politics extends well beyond a nation's borders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312166502
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
415

Table of Contents

Preface. Features. About the Authors. 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 GOVERNMENTAL FRAMEWORK. 4. The President. 5. The Role of Executive Agencies. 6. The Congress. 7. Coordinating the Players. Part III: OUTSIDE INFLUENCES ON THE PROCESS. 8. Outside Influences I: Interest Groups and Think Tanks. 9. Outside Influences II: The Public and the Media. Part IV: FUNCTIONAL POLICY PROBLEMS. 10. Security in a Changing World. 11. America in a Globalizing Economy. 12. Emerging Issues in an Interdependent World. Part V: THE FOREIGN POLICY EXPERIENCE. 13. Case Studies: FSX and Desert Storm. 14. Looking Toward the Future. Index.

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