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The United States contested, American unilateralism and European discontent, edited by Sergio Fabbrini

Why and how is America contested by Europe? This new book answers this question and contributes to a better understanding of contemporary transatlantic tensions. Adopting different theoretical perspectives, the leading contributors to this volume assess the European discontent with America and relate this to the unilateral turn of US foreign policy in the twenty-first century. American unilateralism is interpreted by all the authors as the expression of a new conservative nationalism which has been growing in the country since the 1970s and became culturally hegemonic after 9/11. The
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Preface; Introduction: Why is America contested?; 1. US unilateralism and American conservative nationalism; 2. The historical and ideological roots of the neoconservative persuasion; 3. The neoconservatives as a continuation and an aberration in American foreign policy; 4. What's the big idea?: Models of global order in the post-Cold War era; 5. Anti-Americanism in Europe: What's new? An appraisal and personal account; 6. Anti-Americanism and the European peace movement: The Iraq war
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non fiction
First edition.
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1 online resource (248 p.)
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