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Diplomacy and Developing Nations: Post-Cold War Foreign Policy-Making Structures and Processes / Edition 1

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"Diplomacy and Developing Nations maps out the range of contemporary foreign policy-making structures and processes found in developing nations, incorporating the activities of a range of state actors and non-state actors." The volume includes a set of conceptual essays and country studies of Brazil, China, the Eastern Caribbean, Egypt, Ghana and Malaysia. It is an important contribution to the analysis of foreign policy-making in developing nations and will interest students and scholars of international relations, foreign policy and development studies.
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Maurice A. East is Professor of International Affairs and Political Science in the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.
Justin Robertson is a PhD Candidate in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick and a Graduate Research Assistant in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction : the research direction and a typology of approaches 1
2 Breaking the 'Westphalian' frame : regulatory state, fragmentation and diplomacy 39
3 US dominance and diplomatic choices in developing nations 55
4 New diplomatic tools and the broadening access of developing nations 80
5 Brazil : coping with structural constraints 97
6 China : globalization and its diplomatic structure and process 114
7 The Eastern Caribbean : declining diplomatic influence and the banana trade dispute 134
8 Egypt : between overstretch and pivotalness in its foreign policy 154
9 Ghana : economic dependence and marginalized foreign policy-making 181
10 Malaysia : growing foreign policy complexity and persistent state power 200
11 The forgotten sovereign : citizens, states and foreign policy in the south 225
12 Conclusion : the narrowing distinction and cross-cutting comparative observations 253
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