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The scientific study of foreign policy /

by Rosenau, James N.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : London : The Free Press ; Collier-Macmillan, c1971Description: xv, 472 pages : 25 cm.Subject(s): International relations | United States -- Foreign relations | Gift of Eleanna Makridou (AC Class of 1988)
Contents:
Part One. The scientist. 1. The birth of a political scientist -- 2. Games international relations scholars play -- Part Two. The science. 3. Moral fervor, systematic analysis, and scientific consciousness in foreign policy research -- 4. Comparative foreign policy : fad, fantasy or field? -- 5. Pre-theories and theories of foreign policy -- 6. Private preferences and political responsibilities : the relative potency of individual and role variables in the behavior of U.S. senators -- Part Three. Basic concepts. 7. Calculated control as a unifying concept in the study of international politics and foreign policy -- 8. The national interest -- 9. The premises and promises of decision-making analysis -- 10. Intervention as a scientific concept -- Part Four. International contexts. 11. Toward the study of national-international linkages -- 12. Race in international politics : a dialogue in five parts -- Part Five: Domestic contexts -- 13. Foreign policy as an issue-area -- 14. Consensus-building in the American national community : some hypotheses and some supporting data.
Summary: This collection of papers represents the author's thinking on foreign affairs and international relations, and how these affect - and are affected by - U.S. domestic influences.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part One. The scientist. 1. The birth of a political scientist -- 2. Games international relations scholars play -- Part Two. The science. 3. Moral fervor, systematic analysis, and scientific consciousness in foreign policy research -- 4. Comparative foreign policy : fad, fantasy or field? -- 5. Pre-theories and theories of foreign policy -- 6. Private preferences and political responsibilities : the relative potency of individual and role variables in the behavior of U.S. senators -- Part Three. Basic concepts. 7. Calculated control as a unifying concept in the study of international politics and foreign policy -- 8. The national interest -- 9. The premises and promises of decision-making analysis -- 10. Intervention as a scientific concept -- Part Four. International contexts. 11. Toward the study of national-international linkages -- 12. Race in international politics : a dialogue in five parts -- Part Five: Domestic contexts -- 13. Foreign policy as an issue-area -- 14. Consensus-building in the American national community : some hypotheses and some supporting data.

This collection of papers represents the author's thinking on foreign affairs and international relations, and how these affect - and are affected by - U.S. domestic influences.

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