Diplomacy in a globalizing world : theories and practices / edited by Pauline Kerr, Geoffrey Wiseman
- Machine generated contents note: The diplomacy puzzle -- Historical background, contemporary trends, and challenges for diplomacy -- The book's structure, chapter summaries, and pedagogical features -- pt. I THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF DIPLOMACY -- ch. 1 Diplomacy through the Ages / Raymond Cohen -- Introduction -- Ancient Near Eastern diplomacy -- Classical diplomacy -- European diplomacy -- Conclusion -- ch. 2 Past Diplomacy in East Asia: From Tributary Relations to Cold War Rivalry / Suisheng Zhao -- Introduction -- Collapse of the traditional East Asian order and the tributary system -- Japan's military expansion and the diplomacy of imperialism -- Cold War diplomacy in East Asia -- Diplomacy during the deterioration of the East Asian bipolar system -- Diplomacy of the strategic triangle -- Conclusion -- pt. II CONCEPTS AND THEORIES OF CONTEMPORARY DIPLOMACY -- ch. 3 Diplomacy in International Relations Theory and Other Disciplinary Perspectives / Paul Sharp -- Introduction: the attractions and limitations of theory -- Diplomacy in international theory -- Diplomats in social theory -- Diplomatic theory -- Postpositivist diplomatic theory -- Conclusion -- ch. 4 Debates about Contemporary and Future Diplomacy / Geoffrey Allen Pigman -- Introduction: debating diplomacy -- Debating what we mean by "diplomacy" -- Debating continuity and change in contemporary diplomacy -- Debating theory and practice in contemporary diplomacy -- Conclusion: how debates about diplomacy are, or are not, resolved -- ch. 5 Transnationalizing Diplomacy and Global Governance / Bertrand Badie -- Introduction -- From interstate toward intersocial diplomacy -- Non-state actor participation in world politics -- Intersocial diplomacies versus interstate diplomacies -- Global governance and the declining resilience of the state -- Conclusion -- ch. 6 Diplomacy as Negotiation and Mediation / I. William Zartman -- Introduction -- Negotiation and diplomacy -- Expanding the scope of diplomacy -- Challenging the processes of negotiation: mediation and multilateral diplomacy -- Facing the future of diplomatic negotiation: prevention -- Conclusion -- pt. III STRUCTURES, PROCESSES, AND INSTRUMENTS OF CONTEMPORARY DIPLOMACY -- ch. 7 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Diplomatic System / Brian Hocking -- Introduction -- The ministry of foreign affairs (MFA): diplomatic perspectives -- The MFA and the national diplomatic system (NDS) -- The emergence and evolution of the MFA -- The MFA and the NDS in the twenty-first century -- Conclusion -- ch. 8 The Impact of the Internet and ICT on Contemporary Diplomacy / Jovan Kurbalija -- Introduction -- Historical background: the telegraph and diplomacy -- Changing the environment for diplomacy -- A new issue on diplomatic agendas -- A new tool for diplomatic activities -- Conclusion -- ch. 9 Consular Diplomacy / Iver B. Neumann -- Introduction -- Definitional issues -- Emergence and development of consular tasks and offices -- The consul and the diplomat -- The consul today -- Conclusion -- ch. 10 Bilateral and Multilateral Diplomacy in Normal Times and in Crises / Thomas Wright -- Introduction -- Distinguishing bilateralism and multilateralism -- Distinguishing between forms of multilateralism -- Understanding the contemporary international order -- The challenge of a power transition -- Conclusion -- ch. 11 Public Diplomacy / Jan Melissen -- Introduction: the rise of a practice and a field of study -- The epiphenomenal nature of public diplomacy -- Official and nongovernmental public diplomacy -- Beyond the new public diplomacy: evolving concepts -- Public diplomacy outside the West -- Conclusion -- ch. 12 Economic Diplomacy / Stephen Woolcock -- Introduction -- What is economic diplomacy? -- What makes economic diplomacy important? -- Is economic diplomacy distinctive? -- Conclusion -- ch. 13 Track-Two Diplomacy in East Asia / Brendan Taylor -- Introduction: debates about diplomacy and track-two diplomacy -- An analytical framework and methodology for investigating track-two diplomacy -- The practice of track-two diplomacy in East Asia: environmental, security, and economic issues -- Explaining track-two diplomacy in East Asia -- Conclusion -- ch. 14 Diplomacy and Intelligence / Jennifer E. Sims -- Introduction: exploring the "dark arts" in international politics and diplomacy -- Defining intelligence, deception, and covert action -- Ethical issues: how dark are the dark arts? -- Looking to the future -- Conclusion -- pt. IV NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMATIC PRACTICES -- ch. 15 United States Contemporary Diplomacy: Implementing a Foreign Policy of "Engagement" / Alan K. Henrikson -- Introduction: foreign policy as diplomatic process -- Containment: negotiating (only) from a position of strength -- Transformation: putting (others') domestic affairs at the center of foreign policy -- Engagement: talking with enemies as well as (just) with friends -- Conclusion: diplomacy now the primary means, but not the end of policy -- ch. 16 China's Contemporary Diplomacy / Zhang Qingmin -- Introduction -- The context of China's contemporary diplomacy -- Evolving diplomatic strategies and thinking -- Proactive multilateral diplomacy -- An omnidirectional diplomatic structure -- The broadening of diplomatic arenas -- Multilevel foreign relations and diplomacy -- Conclusion -- ch. 17 Regional Institutional Diplomacies: Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and Other Regions / Alan Hardacre -- Introduction -- Diplomacy as an institution and the challenge of regional institutional diplomatic systems -- EU regional institutional diplomacy -- Regional diplomacy in Asia -- Regional diplomacy in Africa -- Regional diplomacy in South America -- Other regional diplomatic systems -- Conclusion -- ch. 18 The United Nations / Soumita Basu -- Introduction -- Historical origins and emergence -- Main UN organs -- Evolution of diplomatic practices -- The diplomatic community -- Conclusion -- Conclusion / Pauline Kerr -- Introduction -- How is diplomacy changing? -- Why is diplomacy changing? -- Implications for future theories and practices -- Complex diplomacy.
- "In Diplomacy in a Globalizing World: Theories and Practices, twenty-three esteemed scholars contribute to the debate about the changing nature of contemporary diplomacy and its future theoretical and practical implications. Filling a gap in the foreign policy textbook market, this unique volume balances breadth with depth and theory with practice, illustrating through cutting-edge comparative analyses that twenty-first century diplomacy is best understood as "complex diplomacy." The selections analyze diplomacy's historical and contemporary developments; Western and non-Western diplomatic theories and practices; sociological and political theories of diplomacy; and various diplomatic structures, processes and instruments, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, public diplomacy, bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, and intelligence. The text is enhanced by numerous pedagogical tools"--
"The revolution in information and communication technologies and globalization processes are changing long-standing theories and practices of diplomacy. In this book twenty-three diplomacy scholars contribute their recent research to the debate about the changing nature of contemporary diplomacy and its implications for future theories and practices. They trace diplomacy's evolution over time and space, analyzing such factors as: diplomacy's historical and contemporary developments, Western and non-Western diplomatic theories and practices, sociological and political theories of diplomacy, and different diplomatic structures, processes and instruments, such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, public diplomacy, bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, and intelligence. Balancing breadth with depth and theory with practice, the book illustrates through comparative, comprehensive, contemporary and cutting-edge analyses that twenty-first century diplomacy is best understood as "complex diplomacy." Along with this conceptual conclusion, the book offers a variety of pedagogical tools, making it uniquely placed to excite students and teachers, to further their understanding of diplomacy in a globalizing world and to sustain diplomacy's central role in stabilizing world politics today"--
- 9780199764488 (pbk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-390) and index.
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