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 U.S. has stood for international aspirations towards democratic liberty, equality, and team spirit considering the fact that its formation in 1776. in spite of the fact that, because it constructed into an empire by means of the overdue 19th century, the us additionally has threatened the liberties of different peoples, together with local american citizens, Hawaiians, Latin americans, Asians, and Africans. the yankee position in global affairs has lengthy been polarized round conflicting photos and techniques. within the identify of counter-terrorism, the Bush management pursued a principally unilateralist coverage within the center East and somewhere else. but, within the identify of defending its nationwide sovereignty, the U.S. additionally has rejected lots of the fresh multilateral treaties that try to include violence by means of fortifying the guideline of overseas legislations. A unilateralist process additionally is going principally opposed to the U.S. postwar multilateralism, which tested the United countries and its really expert organizations. This quantity explores those contradictions. individuals comprise: 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 e-book Peace & coverage, backed through the Toda Institute for worldwide Peace and coverage examine, is now in its 9th 12 months. it truly is devoted to offering a discussion board for the dialogue of all matters bearing on peace, coverage, and the rights and obligations of world citizenship. This newest quantity fulfills that commitment.

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