Moral Movements and Foreign Policy (Cambridge Studies in International Relations)

By Joshua W. Busby

Why do advocacy campaigns achieve a few situations yet fail in others? What stipulations encourage states to just accept commitments championed by way of principled advocacy activities? Joshua Busby sheds gentle on those middle questions via an research of 4 instances - constructing nation debt reduction, weather switch, AIDS, and the foreign legal courtroom - within the G-7 complex industrialized nations (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the uk, and the United States). Drawing on 1000's of interviews with coverage practitioners, he employs qualitative, comparative case learn tools, together with process-tracing and typologies, and develops a framing/gatekeepers argument, emphasizing the ways that advocacy campaigns use rhetoric to faucet into the most cultural currents within the nations the place they function. Busby argues that once values and prices almost certainly pull in opposing instructions, values will win if family gatekeepers who're capable of block coverage switch think that the values at stake are sufficiently very important.

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Eight five. nine five. 10 5A. 1 5A. 2 Intersection of effect and results Intersection of prices and values Costs/values, gatekeepers, and advocacy good fortune Pledges and stocks to the HIPC belief Fund G-7 debt holdings circa 1998–1999 G-7 measures of religiosity Costs/values, veto avid gamers, and advocacy good fortune Kyoto and ecu bubble commitments and emissions tendencies Environmental values and distance from Kyoto goal Constitutional veto gamers for foreign treaty ratification The variety of treaty gatekeepers G-7 worldwide Fund contributions and proportion of global source of revenue G-7 bilateral reduction to wrestle HIV/AIDS, 2000–2005 standard GDP progress price, 1999–2003 preliminary AIDS contribution reasonable stocks and overseas suggestions variety of foreign NGO secretariats, 2003 Interest-based money owed of AIDS spending Messenger similarity within the usa Intersection of fair proportion charges and public aid for international counsel US investment for worldwide HIV/AIDS Public opinion and worldwide AIDS efforts G-7 percentage of worldwide GDP exams of reasonable stocks and contributions web page forty fifty six 60 seventy seven seventy nine eighty four 86 111 121 133 one hundred thirty five 157 158 161 162 163 164 one hundred seventy 171 179 191 202 203 xi xii checklist of tables 5C. 1 Public opinion: purposes for assisting overseas counsel 5D. 1 Public opinion: help for overseas information 6. 1 G-7 signature and ratification of the Rome Statute 6. 2 in another country strength deployments of the G-7, 1998–2000 6. three Freedom apartment and Polity rankings, 1998–2000 6. four aid for human rights, 2008 6. five Continuum of rhetorical entrapment 7. 1 comparability of economic charges of significant costs by way of the U.S. executive 207 209 219 223 231 233 237 258 Acknowledgments i'd specially prefer to thank my mom and dad Mark and Linda Busby who learn the complete manuscript and helped make the prose crisper and the writing extra available. thanks lots. Over the process this undertaking, i used to be capable of behavior hundreds and hundreds of interviews in quite a few destinations together with Berlin, Bonn, Brussels, The Hague, London, ny, Paris, Seattle, Tokyo, Vienna, and Washington, DC. i need to thank the entire those that agreed to be interviewed for this venture. just a fraction of them are eventually stated within the manuscript, yet I realized loads from all of you. i need to thank colleagues and acquaintances at a number of associations the place I had the chance to write down and enhance this learn together with Georgetown University’s division of presidency, the Brookings Institution’s software in overseas coverage stories, Harvard University’s Belfer heart for technology and overseas Affairs, Princeton University’s Niehaus middle for Globalization and Governance, and the LBJ college of Public Affairs, together with the Strauss middle and the RGK heart the place I take pleasure in affiliations. i might particularly prefer to thank my dissertation committee: John Ikenberry, Andrew Bennett, Jeff Anderson, and Leslie Vinjamuri. i need to thank the nameless reviewers and the editors at Cambridge college Press, particularly John Haslam and Carrie Parkinson for his or her skillful advice of the manuscript throughout the e-book procedure.

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