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American foreign policy : history, politics, and policy / Daniel S. Papp, Loch K. Johnson, John E. Endicott

Main Author Papp, Daniel S. Coauthor Endicott, John E.
Johnson, Loch K.
Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : Pearson, cop. 2005 Description XVI, 542 p. : il. ; 24 cm ISBN 0-321-07902-7 CDU 327(73) 973"18/19"
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

American Foreign Policy in a New Era utilizes the three major approaches to foreign policy analysis giving students an opportunity to obtain a comprehensive 360 degree understanding of U.S. foreign policy.
Students will use the methodologies of history and diplomatic history to develop an understanding of past U.S. foreign policy and how the United States became what it is today in global affairs; employ a variety of social science methodologies used to explore the forces that shape and influence U.S. foreign policy; and they will engage in policy analysis to study in depth five issues-areas in contemporary U.S. foreign policy.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • I The Study of American Foreign Policy
  • 1 Introduction to Foreign Policy
  • Three Levels of Analysis: An Overview
  • Level 1 The International Level
  • Level 2 The National Level
  • Level 3 The Individual Decision-Maker
  • A Road Map for Foreign Policy Analysis
  • 2 Unifying Concepts and Competing Themes
  • American Missions
  • American National Interests
  • American Principles
  • Competing Themes
  • Another Viewpoints: American Foreign Policy Through Latin American Eyes
  • Conclusions: Change and Continuity
  • II The Background and History of American Foreign Policy
  • 3 Finding A Place in the World: 1756-1865
  • The American Colonies and States in a Global Context: 1756-1789
  • The Foreign Policy of an Infant Nation: 1789-1815
  • Continental Expansion and Hemispheric Interests: 1815-1848
  • Trade, Hopes of Empire, and Civil War: 1848-1865
  • Whither America?
  • 4 Building an Empire: 1865-1914
  • Territorial Expansion, Foreign Trade, and Regional and Global Interests: 1865-1895
  • Imperialism in Earnest: 1895-1900
  • Expanding and Consolidating the Empire: 1900-1914
  • Missions, Interests, Principles, and Competing Themes at the Start of the Twentieth Century
  • 5 Becoming a Global Power: 1914-1945
  • American Foreign Policy During World War I: 1914-1918
  • The Inter-War Years: 1918-1941
  • American Foreign Policy During World War II: 1941-1945
  • How Do You Rebuild a Shattered World?
  • 6 Fighting the Cold War: 1945-1989
  • The Post-War World Before the Cold War: 1945-1947
  • Truman, Eisenhower, and the Cold War: 1948-1961
  • JFK, LBJ, and the Crises of the 1960s
  • Grand Strategy Under Nixon and Ford: 1969-1977
  • From Detente and Human Rights to Renewed Confrontation and Containment: 1977-1989
  • 7 Shaping the Post-Cold War World: 1989-Today
  • George Bush's Foreign Policy: 1989-1993
  • Clinton's Presidency: 1993-2001
  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policy: 2001-Today
  • The Future of American Foreign Policy.
  • III The Poltics and Process of American Foreign Policy
  • 8 The Presidency and Executive Branch in American Foreign Policy
  • Models of Presidential Power
  • The Presidency
  • The Foreign Policy Bureaucracy
  • Concluding Comments
  • 9 Congress, the Courts, and the Public in American Foreign Policy
  • Congress and Foreign Policy: An Overview
  • The Resurgence of Congress
  • Taking the Nation to War
  • A More Complicated Foreign Policy
  • The Judiciary
  • Public Opinion and Interest Groups
  • The Challenge of a Democratic Foreign Policy
  • 10 The Open Instruments of Foreign Policy: War, Diplomacy, Trade, Aid, and Reputation
  • The War Power
  • The Power of Diplomacy
  • Instruments of Trade and Aid
  • Moral Suasion and Soft Power: The Importance of Reputation, Ideology, and Culture
  • 11 The Secret Instruments of American Foreign Policy: Espionage, Counterintelligence, and Covert Action
  • Intelligence: The Nation's First Line of Defense
  • Counterintelligence: A Wilderness of Mirrors
  • Covert Action: The Third Option
  • IV Issues of American Foreign Policy
  • 12 Defending the Homeland
  • Early Issues of Homeland Defense
  • Modern Terrorism and Responses to It
  • The Threat of Weapons of Mass Destru

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