American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays

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G. John Ikenberry
Longman, 1999 - United States - 623 pages
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This thought -- provoking reader draws to 28 representative essays from major schools of thought on the forces that shape American foreign policy, providing a basis for both the explanation and evaluation of that policy. It includes four new essays tied to critical topics such as emerging democracies, executive-congressional relations civil military relations, and foreign policy decisions being driven by business interests.

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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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The best compilation of theoretical essays on American foreign policy during the last 60 years in my mind. Read full review



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G. John Ikenberry is the Peter F. Krogh Professor of Geopolitics and Global Justice at Georgetown University. A specialist in the areas of international political economy, international relations, and American foreign policy, he is the author most recently of After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars and editor of America Unrivaled: The Future of the Balance of Power.

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