What is anti-Americanism?
Beyond Pride and Prejudice
To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge – 208 pages
Beyond Anti-Americanism presents a case for seeing anti-Americanism as principally a counterproductive prejudice. Brendon O'Connor argues that while there are many reasons to be frustrated with American policies, politics and even American society, a crucial distinction should be drawn between criticism and prejudice.
Introduction: What is Anti-Americanism? 1. The Anti-American Tradition 2. American Power and Complicating the Anti-American Tradition 3. George W. Bush and the Resurgence of the Anti-American Tradition 4. Violent Anti-Americanism: bin Laden, al Qaeda and Terrorism Conclusion: Beyond the Anti-American Tradition
Brendon O'Connor is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and Public Policy at Griffith University in Australia