ERIC Number: ED296927
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Policy Choices for Americans: A Nonpartisan Guide for Voters.
Hoepli, Nancy L., Ed.; And Others
Eighteen foreign policy topics are presented in this book to provide voters, officeholders, candidates, students, and teachers with background information, facts, and U.S. foreign policies. A fact list, historical background information, current administration policy, and policy alternatives are described for most of these topics. Part 1 discusses leadership in terms of the U.S. presidency, Congress, and foreign policy. Part 2 examines national security in relation to: (1) the arms race and control; (2) the defense budget and major weapons systems; and (3) nuclear proliferation. Economic and social issues are described in part 3 in terms of: (1) jobs and international trade; (2) oil and energy; (3) the international debt crisis; and (4) immigration and refugees. Part 4 considers critical world regions, including the USSR, the Atlantic Alliance, Lebanon and Israel, Iran and Iraq, Central America, Japan, China and Taiwan, South Africa and Namibia, and developing nations. Part 5 examines the relationship of the United States to the United Nations. Maps, pictures, and charts are included, and a selected bibliography is provided for each topic. (JHP)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Responsibility, Diplomatic History, Foreign Policy, Instructional Materials, International Relations, International Studies, National Security, Nuclear Warfare, Political Issues, United States History, World Affairs, World Problems
Foreign Policy Association, Inc., 205 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10016 ($5.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Foreign Policy Association, New York, NY.