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American Democracy Promotion

Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Cox (Editor), G. John Ikenberry (Editor), Takashi Inoguchi (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7403368M
ISBN 100199240973
ISBN 109780199240975

  Convinced liberal democracy was the only viable political formula for a globalizing world, the last three U.S. administrations embraced Wilsonian ideals and made democracy promotion a key element. This book very competently assesses the promotion and defense of democracy in the Americas focusing on the evolution of the issue since the Inter-American Democratic Charter of Other studies have dealt with the same issue, but this book is helpful in surveying all recent cases with particular attention to the case of Honduras.

  European and American experts systematically compare U.S. and EU strategies to promote democracy around the world &#; from the Middle East and the Mediterranean, to Latin America, the former Soviet bloc, and Southeast Asia. In doing so, the authors debunk the pernicious myth that there exists Author: A. Magen. American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts Michael Cox, G. John Ikenberry, Takashi Inoguchi This is a wide-ranging discussion of American efforts to recast the international order in its own political image.

The American Democracy book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In today's climate of hyper-partisanship, blurred lines betwe /5. The answers provided by a distinguished group of analysts are as diverse as they are challenging to traditional ways of thinking about US democracy promotion in terms of either a misconstrued moralism or an ideological facade masking some deeper, more sinister purpose.


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"Consisting of fifteen illuminating essays, American Democracy Promotion offers a vigorous debate about the current direction of U.S. Foreign Policy. Anyone interested in international affairs-which should be all of us-should read this truly path-breaking book."--Douglas Brinkley, University of New Orleans "This is a probing and fascinating examination of the role of Format: Paperback.

The Democracy Promotion Paradox raises difficult but critically important issues by probing the numerous inconsistencies and paradoxes that lie at the heart of. 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.

American Democracy Promotion book 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.

The recent "Arab spring", with its popular uprisings in many Arab countries, has exposed the ambiguity at the heart of American promotion of democracy in the Middle East. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq were packaged as democracy promotion, as heralding the beginning of a new phase in the politics of the Middle East when democracy Brand: Taylor And Francis.

ASSESSING THE PLACE of democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy is a complex undertaking. The story stretches back across most of the previous century and has long been subject to sharply conflicting interpretations, ranging from glowing portrayals of America as a uniquely noble, pro-democratic force in the world to dark portraits of a sinister superpower.

Opponents say that democracy promotion is just American imperialism by another name. It binds regional allies to the United States with foreign aid incentives, which the United States will withdraw if the country does not progress toward democracy.

Those same opponents charge that you cannot force-feed democracy on the people of any nation. Democracy’s Defenders offers a behind-the-scenes account of the little-known role played by the U.S. embassy in Prague in the collapse of communism in.

US Democracy Promotion. May Tony Smith documents the extraordinary history of how American foreign policy has been used to try to promote democracy worldwide, an. In an era characterized by humanitarian intervention and the employment of “good governance” as a criterion for foreign assistance, an examination of the promotion of democracy by the most powerful actor in the international system is a timely and useful reminder of what may, and what may not, be achieved in altering the ways that a people governs by:.

Burron provides a critical analysis of Canadian and US democracy promotion in the Americas. He concentrates on Haiti, Peru, and Bolivia in particular but situates them within a larger analysis of Canadian and US foreign policy - bilateral and regional - in the areas of trade, investment, diplomacy, security and, for the United States, the war on by: 5.Book Description.

The promotion of democracy by the United States became highly controversial during the presidency of George W.

Bush. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were widely perceived as failed attempts at enforced democratization, sufficient that Barack Obama has felt compelled to downplay the rhetoric of democracy and freedom in his foreign-policy.Abrams, who has over four decades of experience as an American official in several administrations, examines the United States’ record of democracy promotion in the region and beyond, from the.