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Role quests in the post-cold war era : foreign policies in transition

Author: Philippe G Le Prestre; Université du Québec à Montréal. Centre d'études des politiques étrangères et de sécurité.
Publisher: Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Role Quests in the Post-Cold War Era examines foreign policy change through a comparative analysis of the reaction of the Great Powers to transformations in international relations after the Cold War. Contributors describe and explain the efforts of the United States, the Soviet Union/Russia, China, Japan, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Canada to redefine their roles in an environment that has become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe G Le Prestre; Université du Québec à Montréal. Centre d'études des politiques étrangères et de sécurité.
ISBN: 0773515321 9780773515321 077351533X 9780773515338
OCLC Number: 36853792
Notes: "Conducted under the auspices of the Centre d'études des politiques étrangères et de sécurité (CEPES) of the Université du Québec à Montréal"--Acknowledgments.
Description: xii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Author! Author! Defining foreign policy roles after the Cold War / Philippe G. Le Prestre --
The Soviet Union/Russia : which past for which future? / Jean-François Thibault and Jacques Lévesque --
Articulating the new international role of the United States during previous transitions, 1916-1919, 1943-1947 / Jean-René Chotard --
The United States : an elusive role quest after the Cold War / Philippe G. Le Prestre --
Japan : a great power despite itself / Alex Macleod --
Germany : to be or not to be normal? / Paul Létourneau and Marie-Elisabeth Räkel --
France : the straitjacket of new freedom / Charles Thumerelle and Philippe G. Le Prestre --
Great Britain : still searching for status? / Alex Macleod --
China : role conceptions after the Cold War / Onnig Beylerian with Christophe Canivet --
Canada : a reassertion of its role as a middle power / André P. Donneur and Caroline C. Alain --
Change and continuity in foreign policy role conceptions after the Cold War / Philippe G. Le Prestre.
Responsibility: edited by Philippe G. Le Prestre.

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