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United States Foreign Policy
GOVT 311 FA
This course provides a survey of the content and formulation of American foreign policy with an emphasis on the period after World War II. It evaluates the sources of American foreign policy including the international
system, societal factors, government processes, and individual decision makers. The course begins with a consideration of major trends in U.S. foreign policy after World War II. With a historical base established, the
turns to the major institutions and actors in American foreign policy. The course concludes with an examination of the challenges and opportunities that face U.S. decision makers in building a new approach to foreign
and coping with the post-September 11 context. A significant component of the course is the intensive discussion of specific foreign policy decisions.
Stephen Hook & John Spanier, AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY SINCE WORLD WAR II, 16th edition, 2004 CQ Press
Ralph Carter, ed., CONTEMPORARY CASES IN U.S. FOREIGN POLICY: FROM TERRORISM TO TRADE, 2nd edition, 2005
Hastedt, ed., ANNUAL EDITIONS:
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY, current edition
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Midterm, take-home final, research paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
The on-line enrollment request list is the only wait list for this course. I will contact those on the enrollment request list with further information on adding the course. Do not contact the instructor directly.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
GOVT155 OR GOVT151
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Foyle,Douglas C.
- Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: PAC104;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 25)
- SR. major: 13 Jr. major: 12
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: X FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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