This book by Maaike Okano-Heijmans analyses the growing importance of economic diplomacy in the foreign policies of governments worldwide. Strategic challenges and practical solutions are discussed, with a special focus on the case of Japan.
In Plural Diplomacies: Normative Predicaments and Functional Imperatives, Noé Cornago asserts the need to restore the long-interrupted continuity between the relevance of diplomacy as raison de système - in a world which is much more than a world of States - and its unique value as a...
Consular Affairs and Diplomacy analyses the nature of diplomacy’s consular dimension in international relations. It contributes to our understanding of key themes in consular affairs today, the challenges that are facing the three great powers, as well as the historical origins of the...
Edited by Ali Fisher, InterMedia, and Scott Lucas, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Public Diplomacy is now one of the most important concepts in the development and implementation of foreign policy. Trials of Engagement: The Future of US Diplomacy analyses the trials of contemporary practice and identifies factors which will shape a more collaborative future of public diplomacy.
Kathy R. Fitzpatrick, Southern Methodist University
Grounded in public relations theory and steeped in common sense, this book advances the global debate on public diplomacy's future in rejecting a power-based, political approach to public diplomacy and proposing a relational framework designed to improve relationships among nations and peoples.
This book describes the evolution of the component elements of the British Embassy in Turkey up to the First World War. It then explains why, without changing radically except in its communications, it remained indispensable to British diplomacy in Turkey afterwards.
Anchored in new institutionalist approaches in political science, the book provides a comparative in-depth analysis of information technology effects in the foreign ministries of Canada, Norway and Slovakia.
Using archival material from four states, interviews and correspondence with diplomats, and a wealth of literature on the Commonwealth and its members, this book explores the evolution of distinctive diplomatic links between Commonwealth states, and their reception into the international system.