Bringing together contributions from a number of the world's leading experts, U.S. Foreign Policy, Second Edition, provides the most comprehensive introduction to the topic available. The second edition includes includes two new chapters--an assessment of Barack Obama's use of smart power and a debate about whether the U.S. is in a state of decline or not. All chapters have been updated in order to address important developments like the effects of the global financial crisis, the on-going conflict in Afghanistan, and political uprisings in the Middle East. This edition also include maps of the key regions discussed in the text.
U.S. Foreign Policy, Second Edition, integrates exceptional pedagogical features throughout, including readers' guides, key points, questions, guides to further reading, text boxes, and a glossary. An accompanying companion website offers an interactive timeline, an interactive map, multiple-choice questions, monthly commentaries, a flashcard glossary, essay questions, and seminar questions and activities.
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Michael Cox is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Doug Stokes is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of KentReview:
"This second edition of one of the best texts on modern US foreign policy is bound to be welcomed by all teachers in the field: crisply written, comprehensive in coverage, international in approach, and student-friendly, it is certain to remain the text of choice for some years to come."
--G. John Ikenberry, Princeton University
"The revised edition is even better than its predecessor in its selection of superb and timely pieces on foreign policy by diverse and prominent scholars. There is nothing else out there of the same quality."
--Ned Lebow, Dartmouth College
"This is the most helpful starting point available for the study of American foreign policy. The essays offer an essential historical, theoretical, and global framework for approaching the topic. The editors have put all of this together with a clear and cogent introduction for students of all
--Jeremi Suri, University of Texas at Austin
"This is simply the best textbook available on US foreign policy. There are real differences in how the authors think about America's role in the world, which makes the book lively and smart."
--John J. Mearsheimer, University of Chicago
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Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press Feb 2012, 2012. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - U.S. Foreign Policy provides 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. 482 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780199585816