By Stephen Brooks
The election of President Obama in 2008 and the obvious decline of yankee energy on the planet has rekindled an outdated and significant debate. Is the us extraordinary in its values and associations, in addition to within the position that it truly is destined to play in global affairs?
In this ebook, Stephen Brooks argues that American exceptionalism has been and remains to be actual. In making this argument he makes a speciality of 5 features of yankee politics and society which are most vital to an figuring out of yank exceptionalism this day. They contain the ideal courting among the country and electorate, faith, socio-economic mobility, America’s function on this planet, and ideas in regards to the structure.
American exceptionalism issues in family politics mainly as a political narrative round which aid for and competition to definite regulations, values and imaginative and prescient of yank society coalesce. yet in international affairs it's not the tale however the empirical truth of yankee exceptionalism that concerns. even if the lengthy period of America’s worldwide monetary dominance has entered what will be referred to as a interval of lowered expectancies, the USA is still exceptional—the fundamental nation—in global affairs and is probably going to stay so for a few years to return.
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American Exceptionalism in the Age of Obama (Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance) by Stephen Brooks