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Paying attention to foreign affairs : how public opinion affects presidential decision making / Thomas Knecht.

By: Knecht, Thomas, 1971-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xii, 263 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780271056685 (electronic bk.); 0271056681 (electronic bk.); 9780271055275 (electronic bk.); 0271055278 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Foreign relations -- Decision making | Public opinion -- United States | Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- United States -- Decision making | United States -- Foreign relations -- Ethiopia | Ethiopia -- Foreign relations -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Paying attention to foreign affairs.DDC classification: 327.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreign policy in the shadows and the spotlight -- The five stages of decision making -- Patterns of public attention -- The Persian Gulf crisis: problem definition and option generation -- Operation Desert Storm: decision, implementation, and review -- The Ethiopian famine: problem definition and option generation -- The Ethiopian famine: decision, implementation, and review.
Summary: "Examines the relationship between public opinion and U.S. foreign policy. Argues that policy making under intense public scrutiny differs from policy making when no one is looking"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-253) and index.

Foreign policy in the shadows and the spotlight -- The five stages of decision making -- Patterns of public attention -- The Persian Gulf crisis: problem definition and option generation -- Operation Desert Storm: decision, implementation, and review -- The Ethiopian famine: problem definition and option generation -- The Ethiopian famine: decision, implementation, and review.

"Examines the relationship between public opinion and U.S. foreign policy. Argues that policy making under intense public scrutiny differs from policy making when no one is looking"--Provided by publisher.

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