Table of contents for The new foreign policy : power seeking in a globalized era / Laura Neack.

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1 Introduction: The New Foreign Policy                         1
A Tangled Tale of Tibet                                     1
The New Foreign Policy                                      6
Defining the Subject: Foreign Policy                        9
Selecting Entrance Points: Levels of Analysis              10
Worldviews and Theories                                    12
Realism                                                14
Liberalism                                             15
Marxism                                                16
Constructivism                                         19
The Bridge between International and Comparative Politics  19
A New Millennium                                           25
Chapter Review                                             26
2 Rational Actors and the National Interests                  29
The Definition of "Leaders," Part One                      29
The Rational Actor Model                                   31
Rationality, Deterrence, and "Irrationality"               39
Poliheuristic Theory: A Bridge to the Next Chapter?        43
Chapter Review                                             45
3 Cognitive Misers and Distrusting Leaders                    47
The Definition of "Leaders," Part Two                      47
Cognition: A Different View of Rationality                 51
Belief Sets and Cognitive Structure                        53
Operational Code                                           60
Personality                                                62
Chapter Review                                             64
4  Decision Units, Small Groups, and Bureaucratic Politics    65
The Decision Units Framework                               65
Predominant Leader                                         67
Single Groups and the Groupthink Syndrome                  67
Who Makes Foreign Policy Decisions for Iran?           71
Multiple Autonomous Actors and Bureaucratic Politics       75
Chapter Review                                             79
5 National Self-Image, Culture, and Domestic Institutions     81
Similar Countries but Different Foreign Policies?          81
Rosenau's Ideal Nation-Types                               84
National Self-Image                                        86
Culture and Institutions of Governance                     90
Culture, Institutions, and the Democratic Peace            92
Chapter Review                                             94
6 Domestic Politics                                           95
Considering Government Type and Process                    95
Domestic Politics: The Critical Side of the Nested Game    98
Accommodate, Insulate, or Mobilize                     99
Democratization and War                               103
Chapter Review                                            109
7 Public Opinion and Media                                   111
Public Opinion Matters-But How?                           112
Different Views on the Public                             114
Public Opinion in Nondemocracies and Democracies          116
Public Opinion and the "CNN Effect"                       121
A Complicated Relationship: Government, Elite, Media,
and the Public                                          125
Chapter Review                                            128
8 Great Powers                                               129
Position and Power                                        129
The Elusive Concept of Power                              133
Who Gets to Be a Great Power?                             136
What Do Great Powers Do?                                  139
The Unique Position of the United States                  143
American Foreign Policy under George W. Bush              147
Chapter Review                                            152
9 The Other Powers                                        153
Penetrated Systems                                     154
Rising Great Powers                                    155
Secondary Powers                                       157
What Kind of Power Is the European Union?          159
Middle Powers and Good International Citizens          161
Small Powers and Client States                         164
Chapter Review                                         171
10 Conclusion: A Nested Game with Many Players             173
A Tangled Tale of Pinochet                             173
Between Domestic and International Politics in an Era
of Globalization                                     179
Nonstate Actors on the Rise                            181
Concluding Thoughts and a Message to Those in Power    187
Notes                                                      191

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States Foreign relations 2001-September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001, Globalization Political aspects, United States Foreign relations 1989-United States Foreign relations Philosophy