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Foreign Policy

Theories Actors Cases



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This major new textbook introduces students to the dynamic and evolving field of foreign policy. The book opens with a consideration of different theoretical and historical perspectives; it then focuses on a range of actors and the goals they seek to advance; and it ends with a series of case studies involving issues and crises relating to a wide range of different countries Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, Cases is timely given the growing significance of foreign policy in the post-9/11 world. It will be essential reading for all students new to foreign policy. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre. Student resources: Timeline Web links Flashcard glossary Instructor resources: Three case studies PowerPoint slides

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; SECTION 1: FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS: THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES; 1. The History and Evolution of Foreign Policy Analysis; 2. Realism and Foreign Policy; 3. Liberalism and Foreign Policy; 4. Constructivism and Foreign Policy; SECTION 2: ANALYSING FOREIGN POLICY: ACTORS, CONTEXT AND GOALS; 5. Actors, Structures and Foreign Policy Analysis; 6. Foreign Policy Decision Making: Rational, Psychological, and Neurological Models; 7. Implementation and Behaviour; 8. The Role of Media and Public Opinion; 9. The Primacy of National Security; 10. Economic Statecraft; 11. Duties Beyond Borders; SECTION 3: FOREIGN POLICY CASE STUDIES; 12. The Cuban Missile Crisis; 13. Canada and Antipersonnel Landmines; 14. Neoconservatism and the Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy; 15. India and the World Trade Organisation; 16. Israeli-Egyptian (In)security: The Yom Kippur War; 17. China and the Tian'anmen Bloodshed Of June 1989; 18. Energy and Foreign Policy: EU-Russia Energy Dynamics; 19. Britain and the Gathering Storm over Iraq; 20. New Actors, New Foreign Policy: EU And Enlargement; Conclusion: Teaching Foreign Policy Case Studies
Release date NZ
December 20th, 2007
Edited by Amelia Hadfield Edited by Steve Smith Edited by Timothy Dunne
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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Oxford University Press
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