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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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(p.1) 1 Introduction
The evolving role of nation-building in US foreign policy
Manchester University Press

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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