Mass Media and Foreign Policy

Author: Walter C. Soderlund
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275977856
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An empirical examination of U.S. network coverage of seven post-Cold War crises occurring in the Caribbean Basin and an analysis of ongoing government-press relations.

The European Union and Humanitarian Crises

Author: Francesca Pusterla
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317033078
Format: PDF
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Over the last few decades international organisations, national governments, and governmental and private actors have all multiplied their efforts to limit the extent to which natural catastrophes, man-made atrocities and political and economic breakdowns affect civil populations. The European Union and Humanitarian Crises: Patterns of Intervention addresses the allocation of foreign aid within the framework of the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid policy and analyses different Member States’ intervention strategies designed to cope with these emergencies. Joining the debate about bilateral and multilateral allocation of foreign aid in crisis situations and exploring the cooperative actions undertaken by the European Union and its Member States to cope with them the book questions how the context of the crises themselves impacts on strategies of intervention and investigates how strategies change depending on the characteristics of the crisis.

Humanitarian Crises and Intervention

Author: Walter C. Soderlund
Publisher: Kumarian Press
ISBN: 1565492617
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As the Cold War began to wind down in the early '90s, former colonies were besieged by a string of humanitarian crises that killed millions of people and forced many more to leave their homes and livelihoods. This book shows how the international community, led by the U.S., responded to ten humanitarian crises.

The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur

Author: Abdel Salam Sidahmed
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739138081
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The Responsibility to Protect in Darfur traces the development of international intervention in domestic conflict, culminating in the concept of 'Responsibility to Protect' in 2001. The authors explain the background and complexity of the crisis besetting Darfur, and document U.S. media coverage of the crisis in terms of framing that would mobilize public opinion behind international intervention.


Author: Deidre McFadyen
Publisher: South End Press
ISBN: 9780896085053
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"Covers important issues, but the analysis is simplistic and more ideological than scholarly. Includes sections on US policy, the 1990 coup, and human rights"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

The Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations Volume 4 America in the Age of Soviet Power 1945 1991

Author: Warren I. Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521483810
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This is an elegant and concise history of American foreign relations during the Cold War era, based on the most recent American, Chinese, and Soviet literature, written from a post-Cold War perspective. All of the major foreign policy issues, including the origins of the Soviet-American conflict; the extension of the confrontation to Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere on the periphery; wars in Korea and Vietnam; crises involving the Taiwan Straits, Berlin, and Cuba; the rise and fall of detente; imperial overreach; and the critical roles of Reagan and Gorbachev in the 1980s are carefully analyzed and clearly explained.