Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Foreign Policy:Theories, Actors, Cases

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.

James Rosenau: Preface
Steve Smith, Amelia Hadfield and Tim Dunne: Introduction
Section 1: Foreign Policy Analysis: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives
1: Valerie Hudson: The History and Evolution of Foreign Policy Analysis
2: William Wohlforth: Realism and Foreign Policy
3: Michael Doyle: Liberalism and Foreign Policy
4: Jeffrey Checkel: Constructivism and Foreign Policy
Section 2: Analysing Foreign Policy: Actors, Context and Goals
5: Walter Carlsanes: Actors, Structures and Foreign Policy Analysis
6: Janice Gross Stein: Foreign Policy Decision Making: Rational, Psychological, and Neurological Models
7: Christopher Hill & Elisabetta Brighi: Implementation and Behaviour
8: Piers Robinson: The Role of Media and Public Opinion
9: Brian Schmidt: The Primacy of National Security
10: Michael Mastanduno: Economic Statecraft
11: Michael Barnett: Duties Beyond Borders
Section 3: Foreign Policy Case Studies
12: Graham Allison: The Cuban Missile Crisis
13: Lloyd Axworthy: Canada and Antipersonnel Landmines
14: Yuen Foong Khong: Neoconservatism and the Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy
15: Amrita Narlika: India and the World Trade Organisation
16: Gareth Stansfield: Israeli-Egyptian (In)security: The Yom Kippur War
17: Rosemary Foot: China and the Tian’anmen Bloodshed Of June 1989
18: Amelia Hadfield: Energy and Foreign Policy: EU-Russia Energy Dynamics
19: Tim Dunne: Britain and the Gathering Storm over Iraq
20: Lisbeth Aggestam: New Actors, New Foreign Policy: EU And Enlargement
Steven L. Lamy: Conclusion: Teaching Foreign Policy Case Studies

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