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 us has stood for worldwide aspirations towards democratic liberty, equality, and cohesion due to the fact its formation in 1776. besides the fact that, because it built into an empire by means of the overdue 19th century, the us additionally has threatened the liberties of different peoples, together with local americans, Hawaiians, Latin americans, Asians, and Africans. the yank function 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 shielding its nationwide sovereignty, the USA additionally has rejected many of the contemporary multilateral treaties that try to include violence via fortifying the rule of thumb of overseas legislations. A unilateralist procedure additionally is going principally opposed to the U.S. postwar multilateralism, which proven the United international locations and its really good organisations. This quantity explores those contradictions. members 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 via 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 touching on peace, coverage, and the rights and obligations of worldwide citizenship. This most up-to-date quantity fulfills that commitment.

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