Studying Foreign Policy Comparatively: Cases and Analysis

Studying Foreign Policy Comparatively: Cases and Analysis

by Laura Neack

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Overview

What is foreign policy? What do we know about why states pursue certain foreign policies and not others? What factors go into the shaping of foreign policy? Studying Foreign Policy Comparatively, Fourth Edition (formerly titled The New Foreign Policy), answers these questions, and more, by exploring how scholars analyze foreign policy and by applying this knowledge to new foreign policy cases.
Benefits of the fourth edition:
·Every chapter is devoted to a distinct level in the levels-of-analysis approach
·Provides easy-to-understand explanations and demonstrations of policy models and theories
·A mixture of current and historical cases from around the world extends students’ knowledge of foreign policy and understanding of contemporary problems
·New cases include the refugee crisis in Europe, rising populism and anti-immigrant coalition governments, Russian use of media, and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538109618
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Series: New Millennium Books in International Studies Series
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Laura Neack is professor of political science at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. She is the author of National, International, and Human Security: A Comparative Introduction, Second Edition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017).

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Studying Foreign Policy Comparatively
Chapter Two: Rational Actors and National Interests
Chapter Three: Cognition and Leadership Orientation
Chapter Four: Ultimate Decision Units
Chapter Five: National Culture, Roles, and Institutions
Chapter Six: Domestic Politics
Chapter Seven: Public Opinion and Media
Chapter Eight: International Relations Theories and Foreign Policy
Chapter Nine: Conclusion: An Intermestic Arena with Linkage Actors

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