American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays

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G. John Ikenberry
Longman, 2002 - Political Science - 614 pages
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Ikenberry, John G., American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays, 4th Edition*\ Featuring 28 thought-provoking essays collected from scholarly journals, this highly respected reader provides an overview of the major, contending theories that shape U.S. foreign policy. Edited by one of the foremost names in the field, this respected volume contains selections written by leading scholars in U.S. foreign policy and international relations. The essays provide representative statements of the major, contending explanations of American foreign policy and encourage readers to evaluate the issues that shape our foreign policy today. For those interested in American foreign policy.

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This book is not only a great edited volume on US foreign policy, but it’s also a great primer on International Relations theory and its uses. Indeed, some of the chapters are essential excerpts from ... Read full review

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G. John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is the author of AFTER VICTORY: INSTITUTIONS, STRATEGIC RESTRAINT, AND THE REBUILDING OF ORDER AFTER MAJOR WARS (Princeton, 2001), which won the 2002 Schroeder-Jervis Award presented by the American Political Science Association for the best book in international history and politics. Most recently, he is co-author of CRISIS OF AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY: WILSONIANISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY (Princeton 2009), which explores the Wilsonian legacy in contemporary American foreign policy. He is currently writing a book entitled LIBERAL LEVIATHAN: THE ORIGINS, CRISIS, AND TRANSFORMATION OF THE AMERICAN SYSTEM (Princeton, forthcoming). Ikenberry is the co-director of the Princeton Project on National Security, and he is the co-author, along with Anne-Marie Slaughter, of the final report, "Forging a World of Liberty Under Law.

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