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Enemies To AlliesCold War Germany and American Memory

Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Brian C. Etheridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores narratives of Germany in the United States, with a particular focus on the post–World War II period. It examines how a wide range of actors—including special interest groups and ... More

Foreign Policy, Inc.Privatizing America's National Interest

Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Lawrence Davidson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Elected officials, and especially presidential candidates, are increasingly asked to define their relationships to special interest groups. Such special, or private, interests play a disproportionate ... More

Freedom and SolidarityToward New Beginnings

Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the possibility of a transition from the modern paradigm—presently in a state of decay or disarray—toward new modes of life where freedom and solidarity would be reconciled, thus ... More

From Berlin to BaghdadAmerica's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Hal Brands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Containing Communism was the primary goal of American foreign policy for four decades, allowing generations of political leaders to build consensus atop a universally accepted foundation. This book ... More

The Future of China-Russia Relations

The Future of China-Russia Relations

James A. Bellacqua (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125633
eISBN:
9780813135359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125633.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Relations between China and Russia have evolved dramatically since their first diplomatic contact, particularly during the twentieth century. During the past decade China and Russia have made efforts ... More

Growing Democracy in JapanThe Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Brian Woodall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145013
eISBN:
9780813145327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The March 2011 disasters exposed the ineffectiveness of Japan’s political leaders, evoking three broad questions. First, why did the Kan cabinet fail to provide effective leadership in response to ... More

Growing Stories from IndiaReligion and the Fate of Agriculture

Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

A. Whitney Sanford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The seven chapters in this book explore the narrative dimensions of human relations with the earth and suggest that we might not only come to understand our narratives but also to employ our ... More

The GulfThe Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Michael F. Cairo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the appearance of familiar faces in both Bush administrations, significant differences existed between the foreign policies of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. The Gulf refers to these ... More

In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Robert G. Kaufman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, shattered the prevalent optimism in the United States that had blossomed during the tranquil and prosperous 1990s, when democracy seemed triumphant and ... More

In Search of the Good LifeA Pedogogy for Troubled Times

In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

To whom should we look for moral guidance during times of global violence, scarcity, and corruption? For two millennia, Aristotle's writings have taught that the ethically “good life” is the highest ... More

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