The SAGE Handbook of Diplomacy provides a major thematic overview of Diplomacy and its study that is theoretically and historically informed and in sync with the current and future needs of diplomatic practice . Original contributions from a brilliant team of global experts are organised into four thematic sections: Section One: Diplomatic Concepts & Theories Section Two: Diplomatic Institutions Section Three: Diplomatic Relations Section Four: Types of Diplomatic Engagement
Chapter 38: Coercive Diplomacy
No diplomacy relying only upon the threat of force can ever claim to be both intelligent and peaceful. No diplomacy that would stake everything on persuasion and compromise deserves to be called ...