The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society by P. SharpThe Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society by P. Sharp

The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society

byP. Sharp

Hardcover | December 4, 2007

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This collection of essays, from leading scholars and serving diplomats, examines the diplomatic corps as an institution of international society. The central argument is that the diplomatic corps provides one of the few unambiguous ways by which an international society is constituted and finds expression.
G. R. BERRIDGE Professor Emeritus, Leicester University, UK MAI'A KEAPUOLANI DAVIS CROSS Colgate University, USA ALAN K. HENRIKSON The Fletcher School, Tufts University, USA J. E. HOARE British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (ret.), UK HUMAYUN KABIR Bangladeshi Ambassador to Nepal, 2003-06 JOYCE E. LEADER University of Georgetown, for...
Title:The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International SocietyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:287 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:December 4, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230001653

ISBN - 13:9780230001657

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Table of Contents

Foreword; A.Watson Introduction; J.Mayall PART I: THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS FROM THE PAST TO THE PRESENT: HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND The Origins of the Diplomatic Corps: Rome to Constantinople; G.R.Berridge The Diplomatic Corps as a Symbol of Diplomatic Culture; S.Sofer PART II: THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AS A SETTLED AFFAIR The Washington Diplomatic Corps: The Place, the Professionals, and their Performance; A.K.Henrikson The London Diplomatic Corps; P.Lyon The Emergence and Practices of the Oslo Diplomatic Corps; H.Leira & I.B.Neumann PART III: THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS RECALLED BY PRACTITIONERS Diplomacy in the East: Seoul, Beijing, and Pyongyang, 1981-2002; J.E.Hoare Representing India in the Diplomatic Corps; K.S.Rana PART IV: THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN ACTION The Kathmandu Diplomatic Corps: In Search of a Role in Times of Transformation; H.Kabir Genocide in Rwanda and the Kigali Diplomatic Corps: Consultation, Cooperation, Coordination; J.E.Leader The Skopje Diplomatic Corps and the Macedonian Political Crisis of 2001; P.Sharp PART V: THE FUTURE OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS The European Corps: Diplomats and International Cooperation in Western Europe; M.K.D.Cross Esprit de Corps: Sketches from Diplomatic Life in Stockholm, Hanoi, and New York; G.Wiseman Conclusion: The Diplomatic Corps' Role in Constituting International Society; P.Sharp & G.Wiseman

Editorial Reviews

'...this is a predominantly optimistic, original and fascinating collection of essays, as multifaceted and protean as the diplomatic corps which it sets out to explore.' - Ann Lane, Asian Affairs'Editors Paul Sharp and Geoffrey Wiseman have done an exceptionally well-focused job...This compendium is clearly suitable and informative to all international relations scholars, as well as general audiences with some knowledge of international relations.' - John D. Stempel, International Studies Review