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

By Kevin P. Clements

because the world's first democracy with a written structure and invoice of Rights, the U.S. has stood for worldwide aspirations towards democratic liberty, equality, and cohesion because its formation in 1776. although, because it built into an empire via the overdue 19th century, the USA additionally has threatened the liberties of alternative peoples, together with local americans, Hawaiians, Latin american citizens, Asians, and Africans. the yankee position in global affairs has lengthy been polarized round conflicting photos and methods. within the identify of counter-terrorism, the Bush management pursued a mostly unilateralist coverage within the heart East and in different places. but, within the identify of shielding its nationwide sovereignty, the U.S. additionally has rejected lots of the fresh multilateral treaties that try to comprise violence by means of fortifying the guideline of foreign legislation. A unilateralist approach additionally is going principally opposed to the U.S. postwar multilateralism, which demonstrated the United countries and its really good firms. 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 e-book Peace & coverage, subsidized through the Toda Institute for international Peace and coverage examine, is now in its 9th yr. it truly is devoted to delivering a discussion board for the dialogue of all matters pertaining to peace, coverage, and the rights and duties of world citizenship. This most recent quantity fulfills that commitment.

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