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The Transformation of Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
(2011)
  • Costas M. Constantinou, University of Cyprus
  • Gunther Hellmann
Abstract
In the face of a globalized world characterized by practices of de-territorialisation,
shifting spaces of political authority, and increasing uncertainty about what is
foreign and what is domestic, foreign policy appears to be an anachronistic and
almost old-fashioned concept which fails to capture the dynamics of contemporary
international relations. A similar problem exists with diplomacy, if viewed
exclusively as an interstate or intergovernmental affair, or as only concerned with the
“foreign” and not also with the “domestic” as well as with varying degrees of
otherness.
Publication Date
2011
Citation Information
Costas M. Constantinou and Gunther Hellmann. "The Transformation of Foreign Policy and Diplomacy" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/costas_constantinou/34/