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Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy


About the Series

This new series sets out to publish high quality works by leading and emerging scholars critically engaging with United States Foreign Policy. The series welcomes a variety of approaches to the subject and draws on scholarship from international relations, security studies, international political economy, foreign policy analysis and contemporary international history.

Subjects covered include the role of administrations and institutions, the media, think tanks, ideologues and intellectuals, elites, transnational corporations, public opinion, and pressure groups in shaping foreign policy, US relations with individual nations, with global regions and global institutions and America’s evolving strategic and military policies.

The series aims to provide a range of books – from individual research monographs and edited collections to textbooks and supplemental reading for scholars, researchers, policy analysts, and students.

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Foundations, US Foreign Policy and Anti-Racism in Brazil Pushing Racial Democracy

Foundations, US Foreign Policy and Anti-Racism in Brazil: Pushing Racial Democracy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Elizabeth Cancelli, Gustavo Mesquita, Wanderson Chaves
February 10, 2023

This book connects the work of US private foundations, the United States government, and Brazilian intellectuals to explore how they worked collaboratively to address racial disparities in Brazil during the Cold War. It reveals not only how anti-racism was promoted during this period, shaping the ...

American Presidents and Israeli Settlements since 1967

American Presidents and Israeli Settlements since 1967

1st Edition

By Michael F. Cairo
July 15, 2022

Tracing presidential administrations since Lyndon B. Johnson, this book argues that the Trump administration's policy toward Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem is not an aberration but the culmination of over 50 years of American foreign policy. Under the Johnson administration, the...

US Policy Towards Afghanistan, 1979-2014 'A Force for Good'

US Policy Towards Afghanistan, 1979-2014: 'A Force for Good'

1st Edition

By Anthony Teitler
May 06, 2022

Providing a study of US policy towards Afghanistan from the Soviet intervention of 1979 to the exit of US/International Security Assistance Forces combat troops at the end of 2014, this book examines how the United States’ construction of its interests has shaped its long-term involvement with that...

Philanthropic Foundations at the League of Nations An Americanized League?

Philanthropic Foundations at the League of Nations: An Americanized League?

1st Edition

By Ludovic Tournès
March 31, 2022

This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the relations between US philanthropic foundations (in particular the Rockefeller Foundation and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) and the League of Nations. Generations of students and scholars have learned that the US, having played a ...

Rhetoric, Media, and the Narratives of US Foreign Policy Making Enemies

Rhetoric, Media, and the Narratives of US Foreign Policy: Making Enemies

1st Edition

By Adam Lusk
December 31, 2021

Rhetoric, Media, and the Narratives of US Foreign Policy: Making Enemies studies the process of communicating threats to the US public and explores when and why the American public believes another country or regime is a threat. Through a comparative and historical study, the author focuses on how...

The United States and Greek-Turkish Relations The Guardian’s Dilemma

The United States and Greek-Turkish Relations: The Guardian’s Dilemma

1st Edition

By Spyros Katsoulas
December 31, 2021

This book examines the role of the United States in Greek–Turkish relations and fills an important gap in alliance theory regarding the guardian’s dilemma. The strategy of a great power involves not only tackling threats from enemies, but also dealing with problems that arise between allies. Every...

U.S. Power and the Social State in Brazil Legal Modernization in the Global South

U.S. Power and the Social State in Brazil: Legal Modernization in the Global South

1st Edition

By Júlio Cattai
December 30, 2021

The book analyzes the elite-led efforts to transform the Brazilian legal order in the period between 1930–1975 and how U.S. Power played a major role in such a process. Besides the global circulation of ideas, the book discusses the Brazilian institutional development in the period. A profound "...

Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy How Generals, Weapons Manufacturers, and Foreign Governments Shape American Foreign Policy

Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy: How Generals, Weapons Manufacturers, and Foreign Governments Shape American Foreign Policy

1st Edition

By Richard Hanania
December 29, 2021

This book argues that while the US president makes foreign policy decisions based largely on political pressures, it is concentrated interests that shape the incentive structures in which he and other top officials operate. The author identifies three groups most likely to be influential: ...

Elite Theory and the 2003 Iraq Occupation by the United States How US Corporate Elites Created Iraq’s Political System

Elite Theory and the 2003 Iraq Occupation by the United States: How US Corporate Elites Created Iraq’s Political System

1st Edition

By Bamo Nouri
September 10, 2021

This book locates US elites as members of corporate elite networks and drivers of corporate elite interests, arguing that studying the social sources of US power plays an important part in understanding the nature of their decisions in US foreign policy. Exploring the decisions taken by American ...

The United States, India and the Global Nuclear Order Narrative Identity and Representation

The United States, India and the Global Nuclear Order: Narrative Identity and Representation

1st Edition

By Tanvi Pate
April 28, 2020

In the Post-Cold War era, US nuclear foreign policies towards India witnessed a major turnaround as a demand for ‘cap, reduce, eliminate’ under the Clinton administration was replaced by the implementation of the historic ‘civil nuclear deal’ in 2008 by Bush, a policy which continued under Obama’s ...

US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa From Colonialism to Terrorism

US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa: From Colonialism to Terrorism

1st Edition

By Donna Jackson
December 09, 2019

Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both ...

US Foreign Policy in the Middle East From American Missionaries to the Islamic State

US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State

1st Edition

Edited By Geoffrey F. Gresh, Tugrul Keskin
November 28, 2019

The dawn of the Cold War marked a new stage of complex U.S. foreign policy involvement in the Middle East. More recently, globalization and the region’s ongoing conflicts and political violence have led to the U.S. being more politically, economically, and militarily enmeshed – for better or ...

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