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Art, Robert J.

Works: 66 works in 394 publications in 3 languages and 9,746 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Maps  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: JX1391, 327
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Most widely held works by Robert J Art
A grand strategy for America by Robert J Art( )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States today is the most powerful nation in the world, perhaps even stronger than Rome was during its heyday. It is likely to remain the world's preeminent power for at least several decades to come. What behavior is appropriate for such a powerful state? To answer this question, Robert J. Art concentrates on "grand strategy"--The deployment of military power in both peace and war to support foreign policy goals. He first defines America's contemporary national interests and the specific threats they face, then identifies seven grand strategies that the United States might contemplate, examining each in relation to America's interests. The seven are:" ominion-forcibly trying to remake the world in America's own image;" global collective security-attempting to keep the peace everywhere;" egional collective security-confining peacekeeping efforts to Europe;" cooperative security-seeking to reduce the occurrence of war by limiting other states' offensive capabilities;" isolationism-withdrawing from all military involvement beyond U.S. borders;" ontainment-holding the line against aggressor states; and" elective engagement-choosing to prevent or to become involved only in those conflicts that pose a threat to the country's long-term interests. Art makes a strong case for selective engagement as the most desirable strategy for contemporary America. It is the one that seeks to forestall dangers, not simply react to them; that is politically viable, at home and abroad; and that protects all U.S. interests, both essential and desirable. Art concludes that "selective engagement is not a strategy for all times, but it is the best grand strategy for these times."
International politics : enduring concepts and contemporary issues by Robert J Art( Book )

106 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theme for this book revolves around enduring concepts and contemporary issues in world politics. The authors have put both the developments and the literature in the context of the patterns that still remain valid for understanding the differences between politics in an anarchic environment and politics that takes place under a government
The use of force : military power and international politics by Robert J Art( Book )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth edition of this classic text adds 13 new selections that highlight emerging issues including terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. New case studies from Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and South Asia are also used to illustrate the general principles behind the use of force
The use of force : international politics and foreign policy by Robert J Art( Book )

27 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfattere : Robert Jervis; Glenn H. Snyder; Robert E. Osgood; Thomas C. Schelling; John Foster Dulles; Nikita S. Khrushchev; Robert S. McNamara; James Schlesinger; Harold Brown; Leonid Brezhnev; Robert J. Art; Edward L. Katzenbach; Frederic J. Brown; George H. Quester; George Sansom; Louis Morton; Morton H. Halperin; Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter; John Lewis Gaddis; Stephen E. Ockenden; Bernard Brodie; Samuel P. Huntington; Charles H. Fairbanks; Warner H. Schilling; Desmond Ball; Paul H. Nitze; Colin S. Gray; McGeorge Bundy; George F. Kennan; Robert S. McNamara, Gerard Smith; Karl Kaiser; Georg Leber; Alois Mertes; Franz-Josef Schulze; Lewis Dunn; Joshua M. Epstein
The TFX decision; McNamara and the military by Robert J Art( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign policy in world politics by Roy C Macridis( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic collection of authoritative essays on the foreign policies of major foreign powers
The United States and coercive diplomacy by Patrick M Cronin( Book )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With increasing frequency, U.S. leaders look to achieve their foreign policy goals by marrying diplomacy to military muscle. Since the end of the Cold War, "coercive diplomacy"--The effort to change the behavior of a larger state or group through the threat or limited use of military force - has been used in no fewer than eight cases." "But what, exactly, has the concept of coercive diplomacy meant in recent practice? What are coercive diplomacy's objectives? How does it operate? And how well does it work?" "To answer these questions, Robert Art and Patrick Cronin have enlisted a distinguished cast of scholars and practitioners to investigate the record of the past twelve years. Each author focuses on one of coercive diplomacy's recent targets, a remarkably diverse group ranging from North Korea to Serbia to the Taliban, from warlords to terrorists to regional superpowers." "As Robert Art makes clear in a groundbreaking conclusion, those results have been mixed at best. Art dissects the uneven performance of coercive diplomacy and explains why it has sometimes worked and why it has more often failed."--Jacket
Reorganizing America's defense : leadership in war and peace( Book )

16 editions published in 1985 in English and German and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I de amerikanske radio- og TV-udsendelser, aviser og tidsskrifter har der i de senere år været en stærk kritik af USAs forsvarsledelse, især Departement of Defense. Bogen gennemgår hvordan man former forsvarspolitiken i Sovjetunionen, Storbritannien, Tyskland, Israel, Canada og USAs forsvarspolitik og tilblivelse af strategi i Pentagon
Democracy and counterterrorism : lessons from the past by Robert J Art( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International politics: anarchy, force, imperialism by Robert J Art( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International politics : anarchy, force, political economy, and decision-making by Robert J Art( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's grand strategy and world politics by Robert J Art( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America's Grand Strategy and World Politics is a collection of essays by Robert J. Art, one of the leading scholars of the realist school of international relations and U.S. foreign policy. The essays represent his most important and influential pieces on America's grand strategy. With characteristic theoretical depth and historical breadth, they cover such topics as the use of force, coercive diplomacy, selective engagement, nuclear deterrence, defense policy, relations with Europe, and the rise of China. Art includes a new forward-looking conclusion consisting of his reflections on the future of American grand strategy."--BOOK JACKET
The influence of foreign policy on seapower: new weapons and Weltpolitik in Wilhelminian Germany by Robert J Art( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. foreign policy : the search for a new role by Robert J Art( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's path : grand strategy for the next administration( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America confronts a world in transition. Whatever the outcome of the November 2012 presidential election, America's next president will face many challenges. To lead America wisely, the president and his administration must answer several questions: What kind of world does America face and how is the strategic landscape evolving? What are America's core national interests? How should America pursue its interests and what threatens them? What opportunities exist and how can America seize them? How should America convey its purpose, both at home and globally?--Publisher's website
Finding our way : debating American grand strategy by Robert J Art( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While each paper stands on its own, the range of assessments regarding the current and future security environment, America's core interests, and the various strategies presented offer the reader a compelling snapshot of the contemporary debate over American grand strategy. As such, this volume is intended to offer a new administration useful intellectual capital on which to draw in developing a new direction and course for America. We hope that it plays at least a small part in helping to shape and elevate the ongoing and critical debate over America's purpose and place in the complex and dynamic world of the 21st century
Strategy and management in the post-cold war Pentagon by Robert J Art( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author explores two fundamental and interrelated questions about the National Military Strategy. First, how well suited is the strategy to the needs of the post-cold War world, and second, does the top political and military leadership of the Pentagon have sufficient control over the defense bureaucracy to make its decisions stick? The author's answer to the first question is that two of the strategy's four foundations--strategic defense and reconstitution--are beyond the scope of our resources as well as any conceivable threats on the horizon. In answering the second question, the author relates management to strategy and concludes that, as a result of the 1986 Defense Reorganization Act, the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff now possess the requisite management tools to get what they want from the bureaucracies they oversee. National military strategy; interservice rivalry; defense management
Longman atlas of world issues by Robert J Art( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Politics by Robert Jervis( )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Places contemporary essays alongside classics to survey the field's diverse voices, concepts, and issues "" Challenging students to use original scholarship to recognize and analyze patterns in world politics, this bestselling reader considers how to effectively understand politics under governments and beyond. Carefully edited
Cornell Studies in Security Affairs : Grand Strategy for America by Robert J Art( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A grand strategy for America
International politics : enduring concepts and contemporary issuesThe use of force : military power and international politicsThe United States and coercive diplomacyDemocracy and counterterrorism : lessons from the pastAmerica's grand strategy and world politics
Alternative Names
Art, Robert 1942-

Art, Robert Jeffrey 1942-

Robert J. Art politólogu estauxunidense

아트, 로버트 J. 1942-

아트, 로버트 제프리 1942-


English (329)

German (2)

Chinese (2)