This book pays tribute to Stanley Hoffmann, a preeminent scholar of international relations and French politics who has inspired former students to explore the links between domestic society and foreign policy and between theory and practice.
Part One: Perspectives on Teaching and Scholarship 1. A Retrospective on World Politics 2. To Be or Not to Be French 3. Reflections on an Ideal Influence 4. Teaching Ideologies with Stanley 5. Stanley Hoffmann as Teacher 6. Retracing Steps Backwards Part Two: Managing The Unmanageable: Choices in an Anarchic Milieu 7. Sovereignty, Interdependence, and International Institutions 8. Democracy and Deterrence: What Have They Done to Each Other? 9. Ethics and Intervention 10. The Just-War Ethic Revisited 11. Superpower Peacemaking Part Three: State And Society: Change and Constraints 12. In Search of Models: International Political Economy in France, Japan, and Elsewhere 13. Patterns of Policymaking in the French Fifth Republic: Strong Governments, Cycles of Reform, and Political Malaise 14. Traditional French Management and the Competitiveness Imperative 15. Full Circle: America's World Role Debated 16. Notes from the Muddy Mainstream: Economics and Security in U.S. Foreign Policy Part Four: Recapturing the Past: Beliefs and Believers 17. Woodrow Wilson and the Election of Good Men in Latin America 18. The Nation: In What Community? The Politics of Commemoration in Postwar France 19. Structural Constraints and Decision-Making: The Case of Britain in the 1930s 20. From le Mouvement Poujade to the Front National: Studies on the Dark Side of French Politics Part Five: Imagining Alternative Futures 21. Sovereignty and Citizenship: The Old France and the New Europe 22. Feminism and Foreign Policy 23. International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond Regime Theory 24. International Relations: Still an American Social Science?