Über den Autor
Professor R P Barston teaches international relations at the Graduate Institute University of Reading, UK.
Modern Diplomacy provides a comprehensive exploration of the evolution and concepts of the institution of diplomacy. This book equips students with a detailed analysis of important international issues that impact upon diplomacy and its relationship with international politics. The subject is brought ‘to life’ through the use of case studies and examples which highlight the working of contemporary diplomacy within the international political arena.Organised around five broad topic areas, including the nature of diplomacy, diplomatic methods and negotiation, the operation of diplomacy in specific areas and natural disasters and international conflict, the book covers all major topic areas of contemporary diplomacy. "Modern Diplomacy is indeed a huge and timely contribution to the field."Abraham Ben-ZviDivision of International relations The University of Haifa