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Ethnic groups, Congress, and American foreign policy

the politics of the Turkish arms embargo

by Paul Y. Watanabe

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Turkey,
  • Turkey.
    • Subjects:
    • Military assistance, American -- Turkey.,
    • Greek Americans -- Politics and government.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Turkey.,
    • Turkey -- Military relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations administration.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Turkey.,
    • Turkey -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Y. Watanabe.
      SeriesContributions in political science,, no. 116
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.T8 W37 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2838740M
      ISBN 100313243301
      LC Control Number84000513


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Ethnic groups, Congress, and American foreign policy by Paul Y. Watanabe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ethnic Groups, Congress, and American Foreign Policy: The Politics of the Turkish Arms Embargo (Contributions in Political Science) [Paul Y. Watanabe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The attempted Greek takeover of Cyprus, Turkey's military invasion and occupation of that countryCited by: The attempted Greek takeover of Cyprus, Turkey's military invasion and occupation of that country, and the Turkish arms embargo that followed during the summer of sparked a struggle over the direction of American foreign policy.

Paul Y. Watanabe explores the American foreign policymaking process in general and the impact ethnic group activism can have on foreign policy formulation in. This volume examines the dynamics of ethnic groups' attempts to influence U.S.

foreign policy toward their native countries. A collection of essays by noted political scientists, the book compares and contrasts the political activities of seven ethnic groups with varying degrees of participation, influence, and success: Arab-Americans, Jewish-Americans, African-Americans, Polish-Americans.

Historic development [The] ethnic composition [of the United States is] the single most important determinant of American foreign policy.

— Nathan Glazer "Being a country founded and populated by immigrants, the United States has always contained groups with significant affective and political ties to their national homeland and their ethnic kin throughout the world.". The book examines the origins, past and present of a handful of larger ethnic groups in America.

Although these facts and conclusions are local to the United States, one might derive some interesting and universal conclusions about topics such as culture, society, immigration, integration, subcultures, economics, education, politics, racism /5. Get this from a library. Ethnic groups, Congress, and American foreign policy: the politics of the Turkish arms embargo.

[Paul Y Watanabe]. Ethnic Interest Groups in American Foreign Policy Abstract In Marchthe House Committee on Foreign Affairs narrowly passed H. Res. by a vote of and sent the resolution to the full House for its consideration. The non-binding resolution called upon the president to acknowledge the Armenian genocide of by_ by: 1.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Ethnic Groups, Congress, and American Ethnic groups Policy: The Politics of the Turkish Arms Embargo at Smith argues that well-organized ethnic groups wield disproportionate influence over U.S. foreign policy. Without the Cold War to drive issues and define differences, international affairs and American foreign policy book increasingly left to the attentions of voters who care about them most.

Here, Smith's subject moves to the foreground. Congress and Diaspora Politics examines the impact of lobbying efforts by domestic ethnic groups and foreign governments on US policymaking. Over time, the number and variety of ethnic groups have grown, and foreign governments have increasingly turned to professional lobbyists rather than relying on their diplomatic corps to cultivate.

Smith, T., Foreign Attachments: The Power of Ethnic Groups in the Making of American Foreign Policy (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ).

Previous: The Executive Branch Makes Foreign and Military Policies. American Foreign Policy, American Political Behavior, Ethnic Group Politics, and Asian Americans Degrees PhD, Political Science, Harvard University Additional Information Paul Watanabe is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at the Congress of Massachusetts Boston.

Research for the book began with examining how ethnic groups in the United States (e.g., Hispanic Americans, Jewish Americans, and African Americans) work through organizations to impact policies in Congress, said Dulio.

However, the scholars decided to include foreign governments and how those interests line up or conflict with their diaspora. As Zbigniew Brzezinski explains in his book “The Choice” (), the influence exerted by ethnic lobbies originates from the very nature of the U.S.

foreign policy decision-making process. It’s generally believed that the president has the upper hand in designing and implementing foreign policy. foreign policy in parliamentary systems, ethnic groups or economic interest groups and foreign policy, culture and foreign policy, learning, prospect theory, emotions and decision-making, and intelligence failure, to name a few.

Decision-making by sub-state organizations and inter-governmental or supra-national organizations (the EuropeanFile Size: KB. Much of the literature on ethnic lobby groups comes from either research on interest groups or ethnicity that looks to foreign policy cases, or foreign policy analysis studies that focus on the role of interest groups or ethnic groups.

In the s and s, there was a burst of scholarly activity regarding ethnic interest group activism in US foreign policy, following the changes in American Author: Patrick J. Haney. Congress and diaspora politics: the influence of ethnic and foreign lobbying / James A. Thurber, Colton C. Campbell, and David A.

Dulio --Foreign government efforts to influence congressional foreign and defense policy / Chuck Cushman --A view from K Street / Patrick Griffin and William Danvers --Jewish American foreign lobbies / Kirk J. Congress and Diaspora Politics examines the impact of lobbying efforts by domestic ethnic groups and foreign governments on US policymaking.

Over time, the number and variety of ethnic groups have grown, and foreign governments have increasingly turned to professional lobbyists rather than relying on their diplomatic corps to cultivate 5/5(1).

American foreign policy during the s: Congress continued the trend toward restricting certain groups of people from entering the United States. Patriotic assimilation advocated the forced integration of racial and ethnic groups into American society.

The book, An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, documented the various forms of discrimination facing blacks back then. The “dilemma” referred to by the book’s title was the conflict between the American democratic ideals of egalitarianism and liberty and justice for all and the harsh reality of prejudice.

With its broad spectrum of scholarship on interest groups past and present, Interest Group Politics brings together noted political scientists to provide comprehensive coverage and cutting-edge research on the role and impact of interest groups in U.S.

politics, all geared to an undergraduate audience. In the wake of the Citizens United decision and the growth of lobbying into a multi-billion. The Politics of United States Foreign Policy helps students consider the players, processes, and politics that drive U.S.

decisions and involvement in foreign policy. James Scott and Jerel Rosati emphasize that society, government, and global forces have a role to play in the struggle over competing values when it comes to foreign policymaking. Ethnic lobbying may advocate interests of a distinct group in the host country or may seek to influence foreign policy of the host country towards the country of origin or third countries.

Currently, ethnic interest groups spend millions of dollars annually to influence U.S. foreign policy and to “block the influence of rival ethnic lobbies”. Which ethnic group has the reputation of having the greatest influence on American foreign policy.

Jewish Americans. The institutional powers of the presidency give presidents an advantage over political forces based in Congress when determining American foreign policy. Bibliography of Sources for Native American Family History in the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Department.

Fort Wayne: Allen County Public Library, Other Ethnic Groups. Beginning in and through the foreign-born were never more than 10 percent of Indiana's population, the largest percentage coming from Germany.

History of United States foreign policy is a brief overview of major trends regarding the foreign policy of the United States from the American Revolution to the present.

The major themes are becoming an "Empire of Liberty", promoting democracy, there was also had three different foreign policy choices expanding across the continent, supporting liberal internationalism, contesting World Wars.

U.S. foreign policy establishment which empowers individual mem-bers of Congress; and the impact of a powerful media. The fact that Congress, and therefore constituency politics, has an important voice in U.S.

foreign policy, compounded with the ready access of ethnic groups to American and thus global media, provides a fertile base for. The book Ethnic Lobbies and US Foreign Policy () states that several ethnic special interest groups are involved in pro-immigration lobbying.

Ethnic lobbies also influence foreign policy. The authors write that "Increasingly, ethnic tensions surface in electoral races, with House, Senate, and gubernatorial contests serving as proxy. policies seek to be correspondingly inclusive in scope.

For the purpose of this statement, ethnic and racial groups are considered to be groups of persons sharing a common ancestry, national origin, language, or culture. Examples of the groups covered by this document: 1. Ethnic and racial groups maintaining a distinct identity 2. Indigenous. "Congress and Diaspora Politics" examines the impact of lobbying efforts by domestic ethnic groups and foreign governments on US policymaking," the publishers said in the description.

Foreigners in Ethiopia are coming under violent attacks since the country documented its first case of COVID this week, according to a warning issued by the State Department on Wednesday. Ambrosio cautioned, that we must not believe that the effort by "ethnic groups to influence U.S.

foreign policy is new." It has a long history but "has become increasingly active in recent years." To illustrate, he presented five periods of ethnic lobbying in the United States--Pre-WWI, WWI, Cold War, post-Cold war, and post-September a sharp increase in the number and assertiveness of interest groups in foreign policy as the distinction between "foreign" and "domestic" policy has eroded.

He notes that the most prominent foreign policy lobby groups are ethnic interest groups (). Instead of pursuing a “policy of Americanism” that puts “the American people first,” the establishment allegedly switched to “a policy of globalism, focusing on how to make money for large corporations who can move their wealth and workers to foreign countries all to the detriment of the American worker and the American economy.

Diasporas, Foreign Governments, and American Politics. Diasporas differ from ethnic groups. An ethnic group is an ethnic or cultural entity that exists within a state.

Tony Smith, Foreign Attachments: The Power of Ethnic Groups in the Making of American Foreign Policy (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ), pp.The vast majority of members of Congress are white males from middle- to upper-income groups.

A majority are baby boomers, born between and The th Congress—which coincided with the administration of President Barack Obama, one of the nation’s youngest presidents, who took office at age forty-seven—was the oldest in history. Foreign Policy Magazine. The government expects citizens to freely follow its advice—but not all ethnic groups have equal access to expertise.

The legislative agendas of African-American Members in the post era reflected the diversity of their committee assignments and the range of interests within the general membership of Congress.

Most sought to advance a broad progressive legislative agenda supported by advocacy groups such as the National Urban League and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored.

"The scholars who have contributed to Zake's collection offer a unique look at a critical yet often overlooked dimension of ethnic life in the United States during the post-WWII -communism has exerted an important influence on the politics within many ethnic communities and they in turn had an impact on postwar U.S.

foreign policy and domestic politics often disproportionate to. Countries and Influence: Enter Through the Lobby. a professor at American University and co-author of the book, "Congress and Diaspora Politics: The Influence of.

these new ethnic American groups enter the policymaking arena, their voices will further impair and cloud the formulation of American foreign policy.

The findings presented in this book may counterbalance some of these apprehensions. We do not disagree with Smith’s assertion that ethnic lobbiesCited by:   Executive Summary Patriotic assimilation is the bond that allows America to be a nation of immigrants.

Without it, America either ceases to be a nation, becoming instead a hodgepodge of groups.PDF version. A review of Joe Renouard, Human Rights in American Foreign Policy: From the s to the Soviet Collapse (University of Pennsylvania Press, ). Moral standards change, in the writing of history no less than in society.

Until the shattering experience of the Vietnam War, writing the history of U.S. foreign policy was often an exercise in celebration.