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Holsti, Ole R.

Works: 74 works in 249 publications in 3 languages and 8,857 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dedicatee
Classifications: JX1255, 327.73
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Most widely held works by Ole R Holsti
Public opinion and American foreign policy by Ole R Holsti( )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second edition of this concise masterwork includes vast amounts of new material on American foreign policy in the post-9/11 era, including the war on Iraq. Holsti explores the poorly understood role of public opinion in international affairs, looking at Americans' capacity to make informed judgments about issues far removed from their personal experience."--Jacket
To see ourselves as others see us : how publics abroad view the United States after 9/11 by Ole R Holsti( )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Holsti, the authority on American foreign policy attitudes, investigates others' views of us. It's not pretty. It matters. Read this."--Bruce Russett, Dean Acheson Professor of International Relations, Yale University, and editor of the Journal of Conflict Resolution "Clearly and engagingly written, Holsti's book ranks among the most important--and most objective--of the post-9/11 scholarly studies. It deserves a large readership, both within and beyond academe."--Ralph Levering, Vail Professor of History, Davidson College In terms of military and economic power, the United States remains one of the strongest nations in the world. Yet the United States seems to have lost the power of persuasion, the ability to make allies and win international support. Why? Immediately after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, leaders and citizens of foreign nations generally expressed sympathy for the United States. Since then, attitudes have changed. Drawing upon public opinion surveys conducted in 30 nations, Ole R. Holsti documents an increasing anti-American sentiment. His analysis suggests that the war in Iraq, human rights violations, and unpopular international policies are largely responsible. Consequently, the United States can rebuild its repute by adopting an unselfish, farsighted approach to global issues. Indeed, the United States must restore goodwill abroad, Holsti asserts, because public opinion indirectly influences the leaders who decide whether or not to side with the Americans. Ole R. Holsti is George V. Allen Professor Emeritus of International Affairs in the Department of Political Science at Duke University and author of Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy
American public opinion on the Iraq War by Ole R Holsti( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A substantial contribution to understanding the role of public opinion and the news media during the Iraq War. Equally impressive, it effectively puts the domestic context of U.S. policy in historical perspective, making the book useful to historians as well as to political scientists."--Ralph B. Levering, Davidson College "American Public Opinion on the Iraq War sets out to chart against a detailed account of the war a nuanced assessment of how public opinion on the conflict evolved, the partisan differences that emerged, how the issue affected other areas of foreign policy opinion, and the limits of public opinion on policy. It succeeds at all of this, and it does so in a manner that is at once informative, inherently interesting, and exceptionally easy to read."--Randolph M. Siverson, University of California, Davis Ole R. Holsti explores the extent to which changes in public opinion reflected the vigorous public relations efforts of the Bush administration to gain support for the war and the partisanship marking debates over policies toward Iraq. Holsti investigates the ways in which the Iraq experience has led substantial numbers of Americans to reconsider their nation's proper international role, and he assesses the impact that public opinion has had on policymakers. Significantly, Holsti places his findings in a broader context to address the role of public opinion and of the media in democratic governance
Content analysis for the social sciences and humanities by Ole R Holsti( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crisis, escalation, war by Ole R Holsti( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indeholder en beskrivelse af de faktorer, som påvirker beslutningstagere i forbindelse med kriser, escaleringen af disse samt selve krigsudbruddet. Illustreres ved en gennemgang af optakten til 1. Verdenskrig og en beskrivelse af Cuba-krisen i 1962
American leadership in world affairs : Vietnam and the breakdown of consensus by Ole R Holsti( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Change in the international system by Ole R Holsti( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enemies in politics by David James Finlay( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unity and disintegration in international alliances: comparative studies by Ole R Holsti( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making American foreign policy by Ole R Holsti( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of essays by one of the leading academic thinkers on foreign policy analysis
Civil-military relations in America( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign Policy Leadership Project, 1976-1996 by Ole R Holsti( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Foreign Policy Leadership Project (FPLP) has conducted extensive quadrennial mail surveys of elite civilian and military opinion since 1976. The cohort varies from year to year, and is drawn from organizations such as Who's Who, labor leadership, the Department of Defense, foreign service officers, the National War College, the press corps, politicians, and clergy leaders. Survey topics focus on United States foreign policy and foreign affairs. Specific issues vary from year to year, although a series of topics are repeated throughout the years. These topics include the importance of foreign policy goals such as containing communism, improving the global standard of living, defending United States allies, protecting United States interests abroad, strengthening the United Nations, combating world hunger, protecting the environment, controlling world population, and ending the illegal drug trade. Respondents are also asked to rate United States effectiveness in those areas. Additional recurring topics include the causes of war, approaches to world peace, threats to national security, and contemporary domestic issues. The theme of Part 1, 1976 Data, was the effect that the Vietnam War has had on United States foreign policy. Those queried were asked to assess America's role in world policy, such as providing economic aid to poorer nations and preventing the destruction of Israel. Given a list of foreign policy questions, respondents were asked to indicate their position and how it was shaped by the Vietnam experience. Questions covered the ''domino theory'', the Angolan civil war, and the use of United States military power. Those queried were asked to assess possible consequences of the Vietnam War, including policies toward the Third World, and damage to the United States economy. Respondents were also asked to rate the significance of factors that may have preven ... Cf.:
Content anaylis for the social sciences and humanities by Ole R Holsti( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content analysis; a handbook with applications for the study of international crisis by Robert C North( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The belief system and national images : John Foster Dulles and the Soviet Union by Ole R Holsti( )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senior seminar in international relations : with selections from Foreign affairs, Foreign policy( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El enemigo en política by David J Finlay( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "operational code" as an approach to the analysis of belief systems by Ole R Holsti( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inter-nation conflict, dyadic and mediated: case studies of egypt, israel, and the united nations at five points in time( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report represents an interim statement on the third phase of a study of Arab-Israeli conflict undertaken during the period September 30, 1967-February 30, 1968. Coding and keypunching of all documents for the 1956-57 period of the conflict were completed and content analysis was undertaken on the IBM 7090 computer. Alternate scalings of action data were undertaken and completed as a check upon earlier findings. (Author)
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Public opinion and American foreign policy
To see ourselves as others see us : how publics abroad view the United States after 9/11Making American foreign policy
Alternative Names
Holsti, Ole R.

Holsti, Ole Rudolph.

Holsti, Ole Rudolph 1933-

Ole Holsti American political scientist

Ole Holsti Amerikaans politicoloog


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