CART

(0) items

The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy: Insights and Evidence

by ; ; ; ;
Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9781442209619

ISBN10:
1442209615
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/16/2012
Publisher(s):
Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
List Price: $49.95

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$16.91

Hurry!

Only two copies
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9781442209619
$26.75

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $27.34
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 6/16/2012.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

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.

Author Biography

James M. McCormick is professor and chair of the department of political science at Iowa State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introduction: The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policyp. 1
The Societal Environmentp. 19
The Future of American Power: Dominance and Decline in Perspectivep. 33
Think Again: American Declinep. 47
The Tea Party, Populism, and the Domestic Culture of U.S. Foreign Policyp. 55
Ethnic Interest Groups in American Foreign Policyp. 67
The Israel Lobbyp. 89
American Veterans in Government and the Use of Forcep. 105
Events, Elites, and American Public Support for Military Conflictp. 123
External Affairs and the Electoral Connectionp. 139
The Institutional Settingp. 157
Person and Office: Presidents, the Presidency, and Foreign Policyp. 179
Presidents Who Initiate Warsp. 189
How National Security Advisers See Their Rolep. 209
The Shifting Pendulum of Power: Executive-Legislative Relations on American Foreign Policyp. 223
Leading through Civilian Powerp. 239
A Leaner and Meaner Defensep. 253
Why Intelligence and Policymakers Clashp. 267
Intermestic Politics and Homeland Securityp. 285
American Trade Policymaking: A Unique Processp. 301
Decision-Makers and Their Policymaking Positionsp. 319
How Could Vietnam Happen? An Autopsyp. 333
Policy Preferences and Bureaucratic Position: The Case of the American Hostage Rescue Missionp. 345
Roles, Politics, and the Survival of the V-22 Ospreyp. 361
NATO Expansion: The Anatomy of a Decisionp. 383
Sources of Humanitarian Intervention: Beliefs, Information, and Advocacy in U.S. Decisions on Somalia and Bosniap. 399
Last Standp. 417
Obama: The Consequentialistp. 429
Indexp. 449
About the Editor and Contributorsp. 469
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...