Foreign Policy and the Black (Inter)National Interest

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Charles P. Henry
SUNY Press, Aug 31, 2000 - Political Science - 281 pages
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With African Americans largely absent from the debate over post-Cold War foreign policy, this book gives voice to ways in which our foreign policy has fallen short of multi-cultural democratic ideals and suggests corrective measures. Covering such global issues as drug and arms control, trade, democracy-building and education, and such country specific situations as Haiti, Liberia, South Africa, and the Caribbean, from both academic and practitioners points of view, it proves that "all politics are local and global." In doing so it asks the question, can a multicultural democratic country produce a multi-cultural democratic foreign policy?
Contributors include Allen Caldwell, Ronald Dellums, Percy Hintzen, James Jennings, Keith Jennings, Clarence Lusane, Lorenzo Morris, Winston Nagan, Ronald Palmer, Tunau Thrash, and Ronald Walters.
 

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Contents

GLOBAL ISSUES
8
Transnational Philanthropy and African American
37
Race and the International
51
The International Convention on the Elimination
75
United States Human Rights Petitions before
95
United States Foreign Policy Democratization
131
The African American
219
The Personal Road to Diplomacy
239
Name Index
255
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Charles P. Henry is Professor of African American Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of several books including Ralph Bunche: Model Negro or American Other?, Culture and African American Politics, winner of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists' Book of the Year award, and Jesse Jackson: The Search for Common Ground.

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