For undergraduate/graduate courses in American Government, Media and Politics, American Political Culture, Legislative Process, Constitutional Law, and U.S. Foreign Policy.
This volume explores the changing parameters of presidential-congressional relations in the area of foreign policy. It addresses the struggle between the three branches of government, in view of increasing congressional assertiveness and the complexity of the president's multiple foreign policy agendas. The combination of the individual essays collected in this volume accurately describes the political reality of contemporary politics.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
"The editors bring together a top-flight collection of scholars to offer a broad, yet coherent, set of articles. The material here will serve as a solid foundation for understanding the relationship between the Congress and the executive branch in the post-9/11/01 era ....
Overall, Campbell, Rae, and Stack have produced a valuable volume that will prove useful for understanding how global engagement, whether we encourage it or not, has framed the politics within the Washington beltway. Both general readers and undergraduates can profit from this collection, which addresses the major elements of congressional involvement in foreign policy, as well as offering extended analyses of the complexities of Cuban policy and increasing partisanship in foreign policymaking." - Burden Loomis, University of Kansas
"This volume of provocative and thoughtful essays belongs in the library of anyone interested in either the U.S. Congress or the making of foreign policy. The collection would work well in courses on either topic; the essays provide the basis for lively debate about the role of Congress in foreign policy-what it is and what it should be." - Barbara Sinclair, University of California
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