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Title:
Global Perspectives on US Democratization Efforts From the Outside In
Author:
Burt, Sally. editor.
ISBN:
9781137589842
Physical Description:
XVII, 223 p. 1 illus. in color. online resource.
Contents:
Introduction -- Part I: US Democratization Efforts in General -- 1. US Soft Power, the Studies of the United States Institutes Program and Democratization in US Foreign Policy (1998-2014) by Daniel Anorve Anorve and Sally Burt -- Part II: US Democratization Efforts in Africa 2. Learning from the Curve: the Obama Administration’s Promotion of Democracy in Africa by Osaretin Idahosa -- 3. The US, Democratization and the Postcolonial States in sub-Saharan Africa: Development or Distortion? A Critical Appraisal by Peter S. Masumbe -- 4. United States and the Democratic Process in Cameroon from 1990 to 2013 by David Mokam -- 5. Labor Standards in Trade Preference Laws between the US and Africa by Pawel Frankowski -- 6. The United States and Democratization in Nigeria: Issues, Strategies and Impacts by Mashood Omotosho -- Part III: US Democratization Efforts in the Middle East and the Balkans -- 7.The Fight for Libya: the Strength of Force, not of Oil by Funso Adesola -- 8. Effects of US Foreign Policy on Democratization Processes in the Republic of Macedonia: between Liberalism and Realism by Stojan Slaveski and Biljana Popovska -- Part IV: US Democratization Efforts in Latin America -- 9. Argentina and Brazil: the Role of the United States in their Democratic Transitions by Ignacio Liendo -- 10. The Role of the United States in the Promotion of Criminal Justice Reform in Mexico: the Case of Law Schools by Azul Aguiar-Aguilar and Jesus Ibarra-Cardenas -- Conclusion. .
Abstract:
This edited volume follows up from Global Perspectives on US Foreign Policy: From the Outside In in providing unique perspectives on US foreign policy from citizens of countries affected. This approach allows the voices of those less commonly heard to be presented as part of the broader debate about US democracy assistance policies around the globe. Contributions from experts in the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and Eastern Europe are included to ensure the most pressing issues of international relations in our time are addressed. This book should be read by anyone interested in the United States and global politics as it provides a fuller view of the world.
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This edited volume follows up from Global Perspectives on US Foreign Policy: From the Outside In in providing unique perspectives on US foreign policy from citizens of countries affected. This approach allows the voices of those less commonly heard to be presented as part of the broader debate about US democracy assistance policies around the globe. Contributions from experts in the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and Eastern Europe are included to ensure the most pressing issues of international relations in our time are addressed. This book should be read by anyone interested in the United States and global politics as it provides a fuller view of the world.