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Moral Dimensions of American Foreign Policy

1st Edition

By Kenneth W. Thompson


360 pages

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Paperback: 9781560007425
pub: 1984-01-30
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Addressing recurrent themes and unresolved problems In foreign policy, this volume makes Important distinctions between realism and Idealism, prudential behavior and practical morality, and power and force. Contribu-tors elaborate on conflicting views of international cooperation and devel-opment, national interest and interdependence, and differing concepts of political morality. Initially published by Transaction in 1984, the volume addresses issues of enduring significance in a post-Cold War environment and comes at a significant time in world history, when policymakers are compelled to reconsider the basis of conflict and consensus In terms other than pro-Western or pro-Communist values. It has proven to be an essential resource for political scientists and theorists, policymakers, ethics scholars, and historians.

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General