In a field dominated by the history and practices of Western states, Global Diplomacy expands the mainstream discourse on diplomacy to include non-Western states and states in all stages of development. By presenting a broader view of this crucial institution, this exciting text cultivates a more global understanding of the ways in which diplomacy is conducted in the world today and offers a new perspective on the ways it may continue to develop in the future.
This book presents
A brief introduction to diplomatic practice, the classic diplomatic narrative, and different theories of diplomacy
An exploration of diplomacy over time and place through four types of diplomacy—political, cultural, economic, and military—discussed by guest authors who are experts in their respective fields
Three new models of diplomatic interaction—Community, Transatlantic, and Relational—illustrated through the examples of the European Union, UK and US relations, and the rising powers of India and China.