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The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policyLessons learned, lessons lost$
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Thomas R. Seitz

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780719087509

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719087509.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
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The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policy
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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719087509.003.0001

Introduces the subject and sets forth the argument regarding nation building in American foreign policy, describes the overall approach and explains the rationale for the case studies used. Provides a brief overview of how and why foreign aid programs and specifically nation building became a key instrument of US security policy. The chapter also introduces the book's critique of Realism and the Critical Security Studies School with respect to containment, security and development.

Keywords:   Nation building, Realism, Critical Security Studies, containment, development

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