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Title America's global influence / NoŽl Merino, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  E 183.7 .A57 2012    AVAILABLE
 River Valley DL YA Non-Fiction - RVLG-7  YA 327.73 AMERI    AVAILABLE
Description 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. What are some criticisms of America's global influence? -- 1. The George W. Bush administration caused a decline in America's reputation worldwide / John Shattuck -- 2. The Barack Obama administration has improved America's reputation worldwide / Pew Research Center -- 3. Belief in American exceptionalism should be conserved and celebrated / Richard Lowry and Ramesh Ponnuru -- 4. Belief in American exceptionalism is naÔve and dangerous / Damon Linker -- 5. American leadership in the world should involve partnership / Bruce Jones, Carlos Pascual, and Stephen John Stedman -- 6. American should not share sovereignty with other nations / John Bolton -- Chapter 2. Is US military intervention around the globe good for America? -- 1. US military power must be maintained for current and future interventions / Robert Kagan -- 2. US military power should be restrained and interventions avoided / Harvey M. Sapolsky ... [et al.] -- 3. Success in the Afghanistan war is necessary to protect America's reputation / Peter Brookes -- 4. Continuing the war in Afghanistan will harm America's reputation / Doug Bandow -- 5. The United States should promote democracy to remain powerful / John M. Owen IV -- 6. The United States should not promote democracy in the Islamic world / Andrew C. McCarthy -- Chapter 3. Are current US economic policies a good use of America's global influence? -- 1. Economic sanctions on Iran are effective and should be increased / James Phillips -- 2. Economic sanctions on Iran are ineffective and should be decreased / Joy Gordon -- 3. US foreign aid does more harm than good / Ian Vasquez -- 4. US foreign aid is effective and should not be cut / Laurie A. Garrett -- Chapter 4. What is the global impact of American culture? -- 1. American culture is no longer the dominant culture in the world / Richard Pells -- 2. The widespread export of American culture leads to anti-Americanism / The Economist -- 3. The existence of a uniform global material culture masks differences / Luis Martinez-Fernandez -- 4. The export of American culture is increasingly harming America's reputation / Mortimer B. Zuckerman -- 5. America could improve its image by exporting finer cultural entertainment / Martha Bayles.
Subject Civilization -- American influences.
Culture and globalization -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations.
Added Author Merino, NoŽl.
ISBN 9780737757071 hardcover alkaline paper
9780737757088 paperback alkaline paper
0737757078 hardcover alkaline paper
0737757086 paperback alkaline paper

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