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Culture in American international relations

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The Unit Level: Neo-classical Realism, Liberalism, and Culture
Gideon Rose, "Neoclassical Realism and Theories of Foreign Policy," World Politics Vol. 51, October 1998: 144-172. http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/25054068
Elizabeth Kier, "Culture and French Military Doctrine Before World War II," in Peter Katzenstein (ed), The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in World Politics (New York: Columbia University Press, 1996), Chapter 6. http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://www.ciaonet.org/book/katzenstein/katz06.html
Michael Doyle, "Liberalism and World Politics," American Political Science Review 80 (December 1986): 1151-1169. http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/1960861
Robert Putnam, "Diplomacy and Domestic Politics: The Logic of Two-Level Games," International Organization Vol. 42, No.3 (1988): 427-460. http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/2706785

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This is my take on how to answer this. I only supplied one reference because there is some good stuff in the readings you might want to pull out and then add to the references depending on what you focus most on in the reply.

The interactions of America are based on the ongoing perception of how the people perceive others based on the history of the country and the value they hold today.
If one looks at the overall aspects of how the United States interacts, intervenes, or reacts to the rest of the world, it is often based on the historical or economic value of the world to itself. When one reviews the history of the United States, the person will find a preponderance of information that is a singular perspective according to culture. While economically, the perspective can be modified for today's value, overall, culture and how it was integrated within the United States plays a part in how the country perceives others and ...

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One opinion on the cultural way that America responds in international relationships.