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Beyond Anti-Americanism presents a case for seeing anti-Americanism as principally a counterproductive prejudice. Brendon O'Connor argues that while there are many reasons to be frustrated with American policies, politics and even American society, a crucial distinction should be drawn between criticism and prejudice.
Introduction: What is Anti-Americanism? 1. The Anti-American Tradition 2. American Power and Complicating the Anti-American Tradition 3. George W. Bush and the Resurgence of the Anti-American Tradition 4. Violent Anti-Americanism: bin Laden, al Qaeda and Terrorism Conclusion: Beyond the Anti-American Tradition
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.
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