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Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, Cases / Edition 3

Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, Cases / Edition 3

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This ground breaking text provides the ideal introduction to the ever-changing field of foreign policy. With a unique combination of theories, actors and cases in a single volume, the expert contributors provide students with a valuable and accessible introduction to what foreign policy is and how it is conducted.
With an emphasis throughout on grounding theory in empirical examples, the textbook features a section dedicated to relevant and topical case studies where foreign policy analysis approaches and theories are applied.
The expert team of contributors clearly conveys the connection between international relations theory, political science, and the development of foreign policy analysis, emphasizing the key debates in the academic community.
The text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which provides additional resources for both lecturers and students.
For students:
- Expand your reading with web links organized by chapter that point you to pertinent articles and useful websites.
- Test your understanding of key terms with the flashcard glossary.
- Explore the evolution of foreign policy analysis by following an interactive timeline
For lecturers:
- Use the adaptable PowerPoint slides as the basis for lecture presentations, or as hand-outs in class.
- Find out how to use case studies in your teaching with our guide to using case studies
- Use the simulation exercises to help your students explore negotiations and debates

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198708902
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 816,449
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Sir Steve Smith is Vice-Chancellor and Professor of International Studies, University of Exeter.

Amelia Hadfield is Reader at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Tim Dunne is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Foreign Policy Analysis: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives
Introduction, Steve Smith, Amelia Hadfield and Tim Dunne
1. Foreign Policy Analysis: disciplinary context and historical practice, Valerie N. Hudson
2. Realism and Foreign Policy, William C. Wohlforth
3. Liberalism and Foreign Policy, Michael W. Doyle
4. Constructivism and Foreign Policy, Trine Flockhart
5. Discourse Analysis and Foreign Policy, Lene Hansen
Section 2: Analysing Foreign Policy: Actors, Context and Goals
6. Actors, Structures and Foreign Policy Analysis, Walter Carlsnaes
7. Foreign Policy Decision Making: rational, psychological, and neurological models, Janice Gross Stein
8. Implementation and Behaviour, Elisabetta Brighi & Christopher Hill
9. Public Diplomacy, Caitlin Byrne
10. The Role of Media and Public Opion, Piers Robinson
11. The Primacy of National Security, Brian C. Schmidt
12. Economic Statecraft, Michael Mastanduno
13. Duties beyond Borders, Michael Barnett
Section 3: Foreign Policy Case Studies
14. The Cuban Missile Crisis, Graham Allison
15. Canada and Antipersonnel Landmines: the case for human security as a foreign policy priority, Lloyd Axworthy
16. Neoconservatism and the Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy: the role of ideas in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Yuen Foong Khong
17. China and the Tian'anmen Crisis of June 1989, Rosemary Foot
18. India and the World Trade Organization, Amrita Narlikar
19. Rising Brazil and South America, Arlene B. Tickner
20. Australia and Global Climate Change, Matt McDonald
21. Israeli-Egyptian (In)Security: the Yum Kippur War, Gareth Stansfield
22. What Kind of Power? European Union Enlargement and Beyond, Lisbeth Aggestam
23. Energy and Foreign Policy: EU-Russia energy dynamics, Amelia Hadfield
24. The Failure of Diplomacy and Protection in Syria, Karin Aggestam and Tim Dunne

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