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Diplomacy and the making of world politics / edited by Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann.

Contributor(s): Sending, Ole Jacob [editor.] | Pouliot, Vincent [editor.] | Neumann, Iver B [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge studies in international relations ; 136.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c.2015Description: xi, 361 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781107492004.Subject(s): Diplomacy | World politics | | BAEPS, Political Science August 2016 DDC classification: 327.2
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann; Part I. Making of International Institutions: 1. International law and the politics of diplomacy Ian Hurd; 2. Diplomacy, war and world politics Tarak Barkawi; 3. The practice of permanent representation at international organizations Vincent Pouliot; Part II. Making International Cooperation: 4. From representation to governing: diplomacy and the constitution of international public power Jennifer Mitzen; 5. Institutionalising peace and reconciliation diplomacy: third-party reconciliation as systems maintenance Iver B. Neumann; 6. Christian ethics, actors and diplomacy: mediating universalist pretentions Cecelia Lynch; Part III. Diplomacy as a Contested Terrain: 7. Diplomacy as economic consultancy Leonard Seabrooke; 8. American military diplomacy in practice Captain Miriam Krieger, Lieutenant Commander Shannon Callahan Souma and Daniel H. Nexon; 9. Diplomats and humanitarians in crisis governance Ole Jacob Sending; Conclusion. Relationalism: why diplomats find international relations theory strange Rebecca Adler-Nissen.
Summary: "This book examines world politics through the lens of diplomatic practice. We argue that many global phenomena of our time, from international law to world order, through humanitarianism, global hierarchies, and public power, are made possible by evolving forms of diplomacy. In that sense, this book is not about diplomacy per se, but rather about the constitution of world politics in and through diplomatic practice. In order to shed new light on the making and remaking of international relations, we bring social theory to bear on diplomacy. Our starting point is simple: as we enter the 21st century, everybody seems to agree that diplomacy is changing yet few people can specify exactly how - and with what effects on world politics. Our goal is to produce new knowledge about the evolving character of diplomacy and the ways in which it (re-) constitutes significant facets of world politics"--
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Index : p. 344-361.

Bibliography : p. 309-343.

Machine generated contents note: Introduction Ole Jacob Sending, Vincent Pouliot and Iver B. Neumann; Part I. Making of International Institutions: 1. International law and the politics of diplomacy Ian Hurd; 2. Diplomacy, war and world politics Tarak Barkawi; 3. The practice of permanent representation at international organizations Vincent Pouliot; Part II. Making International Cooperation: 4. From representation to governing: diplomacy and the constitution of international public power Jennifer Mitzen; 5. Institutionalising peace and reconciliation diplomacy: third-party reconciliation as systems maintenance Iver B. Neumann; 6. Christian ethics, actors and diplomacy: mediating universalist pretentions Cecelia Lynch; Part III. Diplomacy as a Contested Terrain: 7. Diplomacy as economic consultancy Leonard Seabrooke; 8. American military diplomacy in practice Captain Miriam Krieger, Lieutenant Commander Shannon Callahan Souma and Daniel H. Nexon; 9. Diplomats and humanitarians in crisis governance Ole Jacob Sending; Conclusion. Relationalism: why diplomats find international relations theory strange Rebecca Adler-Nissen.

"This book examines world politics through the lens of diplomatic practice. We argue that many global phenomena of our time, from international law to world order, through humanitarianism, global hierarchies, and public power, are made possible by evolving forms of diplomacy. In that sense, this book is not about diplomacy per se, but rather about the constitution of world politics in and through diplomatic practice. In order to shed new light on the making and remaking of international relations, we bring social theory to bear on diplomacy. Our starting point is simple: as we enter the 21st century, everybody seems to agree that diplomacy is changing yet few people can specify exactly how - and with what effects on world politics. Our goal is to produce new knowledge about the evolving character of diplomacy and the ways in which it (re-) constitutes significant facets of world politics"--

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