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|Material Type:||Secondary (senior high) school|
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|ISBN:||9780737757071 9780737757088 0737757078 0737757086|
|Description:||238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch 1. What are some criticisms of America's global influence? : The George W. Bush administration caused a decline in America's reputation worldwide / John Shattuck --
The Barack Obama administration has improved America's reputation worldwide / Pew Research Center --
Belief in American exceptionalism should be conserved and celebrated / Richard Lowry, Ramesh Ponnuru --
Belief in American exceptionalism is naïve and dangerous / Damon Linker --
American leadership in the world should involve partnership / Bruce Jones, Carlos Pascual, Stephen John Stedman --
America should not share sovereignty with other nations / John Bolton. Ch 2. Is US military intervention around the globe good for America? : US military power must be maintained for current and future interventions / Robert Kagan --
US military power should be restrained and interventions avoided / Harvey M. Sapolsky, Benjamin H. Friedman, Eugene Gholz, Daryl G. Press --
Success in the Afghanistan war is necessary to protect America's reputation / Peter Brookes --
Continuing the war in Afghanistan will harm America's reputation / Doug Bandow --
The United States should promote democracy to remain powerful / John M. Owen IV --
The United States should not promote democracy in the Islamic world / Andrew C. McCarthy. Ch 3. Are current US economic policies a good use of America's global influence? : Economic sanctions on Iran are effective and should be increased / James Phillips --
Economic sanctions on Iran are ineffective and should be decreased / Joy Gordon --
US foreign aid does more harm than good / Ian Vasquez --
US foreign aid is effective and should not be cut / Laurie A. Garrett. Ch 4. What is the global impact of American culture? : American culture is no longer the dominant culture in the world / Richard Pells --
The widespread export of American culture leads to anti-Americanism / The Economist --
The existence of a uniform global material culture masks differences / Luis Martinez-Fernandez --
The export of American culture is increasingly harming America's reputation / Mortimer B. Zuckerman --
America could improve its image by exporting finer cultural entertainment / Martha Bayles.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Noël Merino, book editor.|
- United States -- Foreign relations.
- Civilization -- American influences.
- Culture and globalization -- United States.
- Culture and globalization.
- International relations.
- United States.
- United States -- Civilization.