Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Michael Cox, G. John Ikenberry, and Takashi Inoguchi|
|Contributions||Cox, Michael, 1947-, Ikenberry, G. John, Inoguchi, Takashi|
|LC Classifications||E840 .A622 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 353 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||353|
|ISBN 10||0198296789, 0199240973|
|LC Control Number||00031351|
Democracy promotion has assumed greater importance since the end of the cold war, particularly in the US foreign policy. This book examines the American experience with the advancement of democracy worldwide. First, it explores to what extent classical political theory—particularly realism and liberalism—help us understand democracy promotion. Read this book on Questia. 'This excellent edited volume brings together a distinguished group of international scholars to examine US efforts to promote democracy abroad.' -Journal of Peace Research'This is a hugely impressive collection of essays, viewpoints and analyses. The American Democracy is a great reference for anyone to refresh and reflect on the history in which our nation evolved. The factual stories told are to remind us that our freedom as Americans is not "free." Many Americans died for the life, liberty, and property of others. The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are within The /5(13). This book explores the contradictions in American democracy promotion in the Middle East. It discusses the principles underlying US democracy promotion, and the debates surrounding US policy formation, and examines the application of US Cited by: 2.
De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic Author: Alexis de Tocqueville. This is a wide-ranging discussion of American efforts to recast the international order in its own political image. The contributions given by a distinguished group of analysts are as diverse as they are challenging to traditional ways of thinking about US democracy promotion. This is a wide-ranging discussion of American efforts to recast the international order in its own political image. The contributions given by a distinguished group of analysts are as diverse as they are challenging to traditional ways of thinking about US democracy promotion. As we enter into the 21st century with American hegemony intact, it is vital to understand what drives the 4/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Peace, liberty and democracy: realists and liberals contest a legacy / Michael Doyle --US democracy promotion: realist reflections / Randall Schweller --US democracy promotion: critical questions / Steve Smith --National .
This book explores the contradictions in American democracy promotion in the Middle East. It discusses the principles underlying US democracy promotion, and the debates surrounding US policy formation, and examines the application of US democracy promotion in specific cases. Smith sees democracy promotion as more than a fig leaf that merely exists to disguise true US national interests. Rather, democracy promotion is part of a greater American narrative, an important element of the United States’ “mission” in the world. US culture is thus an important factor in explaining democracy promotion. American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East: From Bush to Obama Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, James Piscatori, Benjamin MacQueen and Amin Saikal London and New York: Routledge, This is an important and timely publication. Its focus on the changing circumstances of the Middle East is a reflection of the dilemma facing many. In “Democracy,” Rice argues that people around the world yearn for freedom, and that democracy promotion is a key goal of American foreign policy.