The Rise of the American Security State: The National Security Act of 1947 and the Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

  • M. Kent Bolton
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  • ISBN-10: 1440843201
  • ISBN-13: 9781440843204
  • DDC: 355.033573
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

This book examines the impact of the National Security Act of 1947, the most important foreign policy legislation that many Americans (including policymakers and academics) have never heard of.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the American Security State.
1: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy.
2: The Cold War, the Cold War Consensus, and the National Security Act of 1947.
Case Studies from the Cold War.
3: The Early Cold War: The 1950s.
4: The Main Cold War Years: 1960s–1980s.
5: The Transition from the Cold War to the Post-Cold War Period.
The Rise of the American Security State.
6: What the National Security Act Has Meant U.S. Foreign Policy.
7: The National Security Act and the Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.