War, Welfare & Democracy

Rethinking America's Quest for the End of History

Peter J. Munson

American foreign policy since World War II has actively sought to reshape both domestic and international orders, hoping to hasten the coming of the "end of history” in a peaceful democratic utopia. While the end of the Cold War heightened optimism that this goal was near, American foreign policymakers still face dramatic challenges.
Publication date:
January 2013
Publisher :
Potomac Books, Inc.
Language:
English
Illustration :
notes; bibliography; index
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9781612345390
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£17.99
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Overview
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• Argues that the problems the U.S. faces today stems from common roots—the modern state system's struggle to cope with the pressures of market development and socio-political modernisation

American foreign policy since World War II has actively sought to reshape both domestic and international orders, hoping to hasten the coming of the “end of history” in a peaceful democratic utopia. While the end of the Cold War heightened optimism that this goal was near, American foreign policymakers still face dramatic challenges. In War, Welfare & Democracy, Peter Munson argues that the problems we face today stem from common roots—the modern state system’s struggle to cope with the pressures of market development and socio-political modernisation.