Onsider the idea that the United States is exceptional and therefore exempt from traditional rules governing international behaviour.

Introduction: define the problem, the debate and my view.
Body: evidence of my view, justify it, defend against other points of view and opinions. why my view is superiour/stronger than others
Shouldnt be discriptive. It should be what I think what other people said.
2-3 big arguments, 2-3 big authors and very strong opinion
Some historical background at the beginning, where it came from (obviously)
Not many quotes to avoid plagiarism.
This might help: articles/2011/10/11/the_myth_of_american_exceptionalism?page0,0
Deadline is on Monday, would write it myself, as its very intersting and straightforward topic, but run out of time.
It should be guaranteed that it is 2.1 standart, as its my 3d and last year.

Referencing Requirements:
Michael Cox and Doug Stokes, eds., US Foreign Policy (Oxford University Press, 2012, 2nd edition) (theres chapter on that)

SM Lipset, American Exceptionalism: A double-edged sword
B. OaConnor and M. Griffiths, The Rise of Anti-Americanism
B. OaConnor, Anti-Americanism (4 volumes)
Michael Foley, American Political Ideas
Michael Hunt, Ideology and US Foreign Policy
National Security Strategy of the United States 2002
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
William Appleman Williams, The Tragedy of American Diplomacy
William Appleman Williams, Empire as a Way of Life
Daniel Deudney and Jeffrey Meiser, a?American exceptionalism,a? in Michael Cox and Doug Stokes, eds., US Foreign Policy
Louis Hartz, The Liberal Tradition in America
Anatol Lieven, America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism (New York: Oxford University Press) Chapter 1, a?An Exceptional Nationalism?a
Walter Hixson, The Myth of American Diplomacy: National Identity and U.S. Foreign Policy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008), Chapters 1-2.
Stanley Hoffman, a?American Exceptionalism: The New Versiona, in M. Ignatieff, American Exceptionalism and Human Rights (Princeton: Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 2005).
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Godfrey Hodgson, The Myth of American Exceptionalism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
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Samuel Huntington, Who Are We? The Challenge to American National Identity (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2004).
Michael Hunt, Ideology and U.S. Foreign Policy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987), pp. 1-18, 125-70.
Michael Ignatieff (ed.), American Exceptionalism and Human Rights (Princeton: Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 2005), Introduction.
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