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New Public Diplomacy Soft Power in International Relations

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ISBN-10: 0230535542

ISBN-13: 9780230535541

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jan Melissen, Donna Lee, Paul Sharp

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After September 2001, which triggered a global debate on public diplomacy, "PD" has become an issue in most countries, ranging from Canada to New Zealand and from Argentina to Mongolia. Many ministries of foreign affairs now develop a public diplomacy policy of their own. Their association with public diplomacy can be seen as a symptom of the rise of soft power or, at another level, as the effect of broader processes of change in diplomatic practice. The new public diplomacy has in fact become part of the changing fabric of international relations. Foreign publics now matter to practitioners of diplomacy that was unthinkable as little as twenty-five years ago. This book joins the debate on…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 221
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Jan Melissen is the Director of Research at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael and a Professor of Diplomacy in the Department of Political Sciences at Antwerp University.

Notes on Contributors
The New Environment
The New Public Diplomacy: Between Theory and Practice
Rethinking the ""New"" Public Diplomacy
Shifting Perspectives
Power, Public Diplomacy and thePax Americana
Niche Diplomacy in the World Public Arena: The Global ""Corners"" of Canada and Norway
Public Diplomacy in the People's Republic of China
Revolutionary States