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U.S. Foreign Policyprovides the most comprehensive overview of America's role in international politics. Expert contributors focus in turn on the historical background, institutions, regional relations, and contemporary issues that are key to its foreign policy-making. The second edition includes two new chapters on Obama's use of smart power and a debate on the nature of U.S. hegemony. All chapters have been updated with important developments including the effects of the global financial crisis, the on-going conflict in Afghanistan, and political uprisings in the Middle East. Incorporating helpful learning features and an extensive accompanying website, this is the ideal textbook for students of U.S. foreign policy. The following resources for students and lecturers can be found on the Online Resource Centre: For students: - Interactive map detailing U.S. foreign policy by region - Timeline of key events in U.S. foreign policy - Multiple choice questions - Web links For lecturers: - Essay questions - Seminar questions and activities
Table of Contents
Introduction: US Foreign Policy--Past, Present, and Future, Michael Cox and Doug Stokes 1. Theories of U.S. Foreign Policy, Brian Schmidt 2. American Exceptionalism, Daniel Deudney Historical Contexts 3. The U.S. Rise to World Power, 1776-1945, Walter LaFeber 4. American Foreign Policy during the Cold War, Richard Saul 5. America in the 1990s: Searching for Purpose, John Dumbrell 6. Obama and Smart Power, Joseph Nye Institutions and Processes 7. The Foreign Policy Process: Executive, Congress, Intelligence, Michael Foley 8. Military Power and U.S. Foreign Policy, Beth A. Fischer 9. Regional Shifts and U.S. Foreign Policy, Peter Trubowitz 10. Media and U.S. Foreign Policy, Piers Robinson 11. Identities and U.S. Foreign Policy, Christina Rowley and Jutta Weldes The United States and the World 12. U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East, Toby Dodge 13. The USA and the EU, Mike Smith 14. U.S. Foreign Policy in Russia, Peter Rutland 15. The USA, China, and Rising Asia, Michael Cox 16. U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America, James Dunkerley 17. U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa, Robert G. Patman Key issues 18. Global Economy, Peter Gowan & Doug Stokes 19. Global Terrorism, Paul Rogers 20. Global Environment, Robyn Eckersley Futures and Scenarios 21. American Foreign Policy after 9/11, Caroline Kennedy-Pipe 22. The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy, Anatol Lieven 23. U.S. Primacy or Decline?: A Debate, William Wohlforth, Stephen G. Brooks & Christopher Layne