America and the World: The Double Bind: Volume 9, Peace and by Kevin P. Clements PDF

By Kevin P. Clements

ISBN-10: 1412804604

ISBN-13: 9781412804608

because the world's first democracy with a written structure and invoice of Rights, the USA has stood for worldwide aspirations towards democratic liberty, equality, and unity on account that its formation in 1776. even if, because it built into an empire by means of the overdue 19th century, the USA additionally has threatened the liberties of alternative peoples, together with local american citizens, Hawaiians, Latin american citizens, Asians, and Africans. the yank position in international affairs has lengthy been polarized round conflicting photographs and methods. within the identify of counter-terrorism, the Bush management pursued a mostly unilateralist coverage within the center East and in other places. but, within the identify of defending its nationwide sovereignty, the USA additionally has rejected many of the fresh multilateral treaties that attempt to include violence by way of fortifying the guideline of foreign legislation. A unilateralist technique additionally is going mostly opposed to the U.S. postwar multilateralism, which demonstrated the United international locations and its really good corporations. This quantity explores those contradictions. participants contain: Kevin P. Clements, Tom Coffman, Audrey Kitagawa, Jeffrey F. Addicott, Steven Zunes, Vivien Stewart, Kathy Ferguson, Phyllis Turnbull, Bilveer Singh, Ibrahim G. Aoude, Richard Falk, Ann Wright, Beverley Kleever, Linda Groff, George Kent, Majid Tehranian, Mohammad Ali, Terrence Paupp, Gillian younger, Mihay Simaii, and David Krieger. the yearly booklet Peace & coverage, subsidized by way of the Toda Institute for worldwide Peace and coverage learn, is now in its 9th yr. it truly is devoted to supplying a discussion board for the dialogue of all matters pertaining to peace, coverage, and the rights and duties of worldwide citizenship. This newest quantity fulfills that commitment.

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