Innovation In Diplomatic Practice by Jan Melissen

Innovation In Diplomatic Practice

EditorJan Melissen

Hardcover | April 11, 1999

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The way in which states are dealing with one another has changed more in the past decades than in the 350 years since the Peace of Westphalia. This accessible volume supplements the analyses of more familiar topics in the introductory literature on diplomacy. Experts from nine countries examine some of the ways in which diplomatic practice after 1945 has adapted to fundamental changes in international relations, or is still trying to come to terms with them.

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Jan Melissen is Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics, Center for the Study of Diplomacy at the University of Leicester.
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Title:Innovation In Diplomatic PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:293 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:April 11, 1999Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UK

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ISBN - 10:0312215924

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments * Notes on the Contributors * Introduction--J. Melissen * Reflections on the New Global Diplomacy: Statecraft 2500 B.C.-2000 A. D.--R. Cohen * Part I: Diplomacy in a World of Change * Catalytic Diplomacy: Beyond "Newness" and "Decline"--B. Hocking * The Diplomacy of Revolutionary States-- D. Armstrong * The Diplomacy of Reintegration: South Africa Back into the Fold-- M. Muller * Part II: Multiple Tracks * The Changing Nature of Diplomatic Negotiation--P. Meerts * The Influence of Informal Groups in Multilateral Diplomacy--H. Leigh-Phippard * Unofficial Intervention: Potential Contributions to Resolving Ethnonational Conflicts--N. Rouhana * Part III: The Media and It * Monitored Broadcasts and Diplomacy--G. Rawnsley * Trends in Diplomatic Signalling--C. Jonsson and K. Aggestam * Diplomacy in the Age of Information Technology--J. Kurbalija * Part IV: Unorthodox Diplomacy * A Bilateral Dialogue Regime: US-Vietnamese Relations after the Fall of Saigon--M. Bell * The Significance of the Diplomatic Corps: the US-North Korea Talks--G. Berridge and N. Gallo * The Substitution of Conventional Diplomatic Relations: The Case of Taiwan--F. Mengin * Index