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The sixth edition of this leading reader for courses in American foreign policy 11 offers students an up-to-date, highly accessible introduction to the broad array of domestic factors influencing U.S. policymakers. James M. McCormick has carefully selected two dozen current essays by a distinguished group of leading experts-scholars, journalists, and public officials-including eleven new and seven updated contributions. Book jacket.
James M. McCormick is professor and chair of the department of political science at Iowa State University.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy||p. 1|
|The Societal Environment||p. 19|
|The Future of American Power: Dominance and Decline in Perspective||p. 33|
|Think Again: American Decline||p. 47|
|The Tea Party, Populism, and the Domestic Culture of U.S. Foreign Policy||p. 55|
|Ethnic Interest Groups in American Foreign Policy||p. 67|
|The Israel Lobby||p. 89|
|American Veterans in Government and the Use of Force||p. 105|
|Events, Elites, and American Public Support for Military Conflict||p. 123|
|External Affairs and the Electoral Connection||p. 139|
|The Institutional Setting||p. 157|
|Person and Office: Presidents, the Presidency, and Foreign Policy||p. 179|
|Presidents Who Initiate Wars||p. 189|
|How National Security Advisers See Their Role||p. 209|
|The Shifting Pendulum of Power: Executive-Legislative Relations on American Foreign Policy||p. 223|
|Leading through Civilian Power||p. 239|
|A Leaner and Meaner Defense||p. 253|
|Why Intelligence and Policymakers Clash||p. 267|
|Intermestic Politics and Homeland Security||p. 285|
|American Trade Policymaking: A Unique Process||p. 301|
|Decision-Makers and Their Policymaking Positions||p. 319|
|How Could Vietnam Happen? An Autopsy||p. 333|
|Policy Preferences and Bureaucratic Position: The Case of the American Hostage Rescue Mission||p. 345|
|Roles, Politics, and the Survival of the V-22 Osprey||p. 361|
|NATO Expansion: The Anatomy of a Decision||p. 383|
|Sources of Humanitarian Intervention: Beliefs, Information, and Advocacy in U.S. Decisions on Somalia and Bosnia||p. 399|
|Last Stand||p. 417|
|Obama: The Consequentialist||p. 429|
|About the Editor and Contributors||p. 469|
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