Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy
Edited by Josh DeWind, Social Science Research Council and Renata Segura, Social Science Research Council
Reviewed by Thomas Ambrosio, North Dakota State University
Ethnic groups in the United States have long advocated on behalf of their countries of origin and their interests. Our understanding of ethnic group influence on the American foreign policy process, however, remains tentative. Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government, a collection of essays edited by Josh DeWind and Renata Segura, makes a fresh contribution to this area of study through its focus on policy convergence/divergence between the US government and ethnic interest groups.