By Karin L. Stanford
Past the bounds is the 1st book-length learn of Jesse Jackson's overseas actions and foreign-policy schedule. It locates Jackson's efforts in the context of citizen international relations in most cases and African-American involvement in foreign affairs quite. Jackson's expeditions to Syria, valuable the US, and Cuba, in the course of his 1984 presidential election bid, and his 1986 journey to Southern Africa are mentioned intimately. Drawing on interviews, 1984 Jackson crusade files, and press debts, Karin L. Stanford exhibits that Jackson's foreign forays aren't precise or unparalleled yet belong to a convention of citizen international relations as previous because the Republic.
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Page xvii Appreciation is also expressed to Clay Morgan of the State University of New York Press and the press's readers for their comments and suggestions. Special appreciation is given to Robert Smith not only for his comments and suggestions but also for his encouragement and friendship. Finally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Post Doctoral Scholars Program and the Institute for World Politics/ Dorothy Danforth Compton Fellowship for Minority Group Students in World Affairs Program both provided financial support for this project.
S. " 22 Since its enactment, several arguments for the repeal of the act have been put forth. For instance, it has been argued that the Logan Act should be invalidated because it violates the First Amendment right to free speech, fails to properly inform citizens of the conduct it proscribes, and allows extensive discretion on the part of the executive in determining when violations have Page 12 occurred. Moreover, the federal government's failure to invoke the Logan Act since its enactment would make application of the act at this juncture in history discriminatory.
This analysis also explores how African American politics, political culture, and historical internationalism influenced Jackson's endeavors. 8 Jackson's diplomatic efforts also allow one to ask broader questions about the relationship between private citizens' initiatives in international politics and democratic participation in an elite foreign policy arena. An important question is: To what extent does citizen diplomacy expand the representation of other views and Page 4 thus enhance pluralism in foreign policy-making?
Beyond the boundaries: Reverend Jesse Jackson in international affairs by Karin L. Stanford