Agency Change: Diplomatic Action Beyond the State by John Robert Kelley

By John Robert Kelley

John Robert Kelley places forth that smooth diplomatic efforts derive no longer from states whose centuries-long strength is loosening, yet quite from a brand new breed of diplomats—exit the international relations of associations; input the international relations of people competing for power.

Moving past commonplace strategies of “traditional” and “new” international relations, Agency Change illustrates how parallel, but disparate diplomatic platforms emerge—statesmen seeing strength vis-à-vis non-state actors looking suggestions to problems—and examines diversified jointly priceless recommendations to this phenomenon.

Kelley examines how diverse issue effect diplomatic action:

  • Idea entrepreneurship
  • Agenda-setting
  • Mobilization
  • Gate-keeping

He concludes that the time has come for governments to innovate their diplomatic efforts on the way to have the option to coexist with non-state actors whereas preserving responsibility, legitimizing using nation energy, and leveraging everlasting presence in diplomatic relationships. This thorough survey exhibits how states can embody swap through first spotting assets of strength in today’s diplomatic affairs, and provides a case for what states can do now to answer a global within which international relations has long gone public.

Show description

Read Online or Download Agency Change: Diplomatic Action Beyond the State PDF

Similar international affairs books

The Moral Economy of Welfare States: Britain and Germany Compared (Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State)

This e-book investigates why everyone is prepared to aid an institutional association that realises large-scale redistribution of wealth among social teams of society. Steffen Mau introduces the idea that of 'the ethical financial system' to teach that reputation of welfare exchanges rests on ethical assumptions and ideas of social justice humans adhere to.

Territorial Conflicts in World Society: Modern Systems Theory, International Relations and Conflict Studies (New International Relations)

Through bringing into discussion smooth structures thought and diplomacy, this article offers theoretically leading edge and empirically wealthy views on conflicts in international society. This assortment contrasts Niklas Luhmann’s idea of worldwide society in smooth platforms conception with extra classical methods to the research of conflicts, providing a clean point of view on territorial conflicts in diplomacy.

An APEC Trade Agenda? The Political Economy of a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific

The suggestion for an Asia-Pacific–wide loose alternate contract is without doubt one of the oldest principles for selling at the same time useful neighborhood cooperation courting again to the mid-1960s. in additional contemporary instances, the assumption has came upon new aid for 2 major purposes: as a plan B to the stumbling Doha improvement schedule (DDA) around of WTO negotiations; and as an answer to the noodle bowl of bilateral agreements within the zone.

Social Movements 1768-2012

The up-to-date and elevated 3rd version of Tilly's broadly acclaimed booklet brings this analytical historical past of social hobbies absolutely modern. Tilly and wooden disguise such fresh issues because the monetary obstacle and comparable protest activities worldwide whereas conserving their consciousness to perennially vital matters similar to immigrants' rights, new media applied sciences, and the position of bloggers and fb in social circulate actions.

Additional info for Agency Change: Diplomatic Action Beyond the State

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.95 of 5 – based on 11 votes