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Diplomacy in a Globalizing World

Theories and Practices

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In Diplomacy in a Globalizing World: Theories and Practices, twenty-three respected scholars contribute to the debate about the changing nature of contemporary diplomacy and its future theoretical and practical directions. Filling a gap in the diplomacy textbook market, this unique volume balances breadth with depth and theory with practice, using cutting-edge comparisons to show that twenty-first century diplomacy is best understood as "complex diplomacy."
The book analyzes 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, such as the ministry of foreign affairs, public diplomacy,
bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, and intelligence. Numerous pedagogical tools enhance the text.

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Complementing the pedagogical features contained in the text, a comprehensive Companion Website for students and instructors will provide additional learning tools including glossary exercises, take-home messages, "big" questions for further consideration, quizzes, term-paper topics, essay and test questions, web links, case-study references, counter-factual reasoning exercises, guides to further reading, and a 15-week teaching course based on the book.
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<br>Pauline Kerr is Director of Studies in the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at The Australian National University. She is coeditor of China's "New" Diplomacy: Tactical or Fundamental Change? (2008). <br>Geoffrey Wiseman is Professor of The Practice of International Relations and Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. He is coeditor of American Diplomacy (2012) and The Diplomatic Corps as an Institution of International Society (2008).<br>


INTRODUCTION, PAULINE KERR AND GEOFFREY WISEMAN ; The diplomacy puzzle ; Historical background, contemporary trends, and challenges for diplomacy ; The book's structure, chapter summaries, and pedagogical features ; PART I. THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF DIPLOMACY ; CHAPTER 1. DIPLOMACY THROUGH THE AGES, RAYMOND COHEN ; Introduction ; Ancient Near Eastern diplomacy ; Classical diplomacy ; European diplomacy ; Conclusion ; CHAPTER 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 ; PART II. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES OF CONTEMPORARY DIPLOMACY ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 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 ; PART III. STRUCTURES, PROCESSES, AND INSTRUMENTS OF CONTEMPORARY DIPLOMACY ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 9. CONSULAR DIPLOMACY, HALVARD LEIRA AND IVER B. NEUMANN ; Introduction ; Definitional issues ; Emergence and development of consular tasks and offices ; The consul and the diplomat ; The consul today ; Conclusion ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 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 ; CHAPTER 12. ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY, STEPHEN WOOLCOCK ; Introduction ; What is economic diplomacy? ; What makes economic diplomacy important? ; Is economic diplomacy distinctive? ; Conclusion ; CHAPTER 13. TRACK-TWO DIPLOMACY IN EAST ASIA, PAULINE KERR AND BRENDAN TAYLOR ; Introduction: Debates about diplomacy and track