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Author Kinsman, Jeremy
Title A Diplomat's Handbook for Democracy Development Support
Imprint Ontario : MQUP, 2013
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (468 pages)
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Note Intro -- Acronyms -- About the Diplomat's Handbook -- In Memoriam -- Preface -- Ministers' Foreword -- Introduction to the Third Edition -- 1 The Rationale for Democratic Solidarity -- The Lives of Others: The Counter-rationale -- The Democratic Process and Non-violent Change -- 2 The International Context -- The Solidarity of International Civil Society -- A New Paradigm for Diplomacy -- Implications of an Era of Global Communications -- A Diplomacy of Commitment -- A Multilateral Project for Democracy Support and the Community of Democracies -- A Handbook to Support Diplomatic Democratic Commitment -- 3 The Diplomat's Tool Box -- Introduction -- Five Caveats -- Tool Box Resources and Assets -- Fifteen Ways That Diplomats Have Made a Difference -- The Partners and Applications -- The Power of Individuals -- 4 Conclusions -- Case Studies -- 1 Tunisia: Igniting Arab Democracy -- Introduction: A Movement Begins -- Historical Background -- Protest -- The Morning After -- Tools for Supporting Democracy -- Using the Diplomat's Tool Box in Tunisia -- Conclusion: Democracy with a Dash of Harissa -- 2 Russia and Democracy -- Introduction: Understanding the Russian Experience -- Russian Exceptionalism -- Part I: Russian Democratic Transitions Before 2000 -- But How to Reform? A Question Unanswered -- The NATO "Expansion" Issue -- Norm-givers and Norm-takers -- More Shock Than Therapy? -- Dire Times and Drastic Measures -- Events, Events, Events -- Western Aid: How Much and How Effective? -- TV and Oil -- NGOs and Civil Society in Russia -- The Public Has Its Opinions -- The Return -- Going Forward -- Part II: Diplomacy on the Ground -- The Diplomat's Tool Box: Resources and Assets -- Ways That Diplomats Are Making a Difference -- Conclusions: Kuda Idyot Russiya? ("Whither Russia?") -- 3 Cuban Exceptionalism -- Introduction -- Cuban History
Cuba Today: Socio-economic Atrophy -- Resources and Assets of Democratic Diplomats in Cuba -- Applications -- Summing Up/Looking Forward -- 4 Can Egyptians Build a Consensus for Functioning Democracy? -- Introduction -- Ways Diplomatic Assets Have Been Applied in Egypt -- Conclusion -- 5 Democracy and the "Chinese Dream" -- Introduction -- China Today -- Looking at the Past to Understand the Present -- Institutional Challenges -- Civil Society and NGOs -- Diplomatic Resources and Assets -- Applying the Assets to Make a Difference -- Conclusion -- 6 Ukraine: Independence, Revolution, Disappointment and Regression -- Introduction -- Resources and Assets of Diplomats in Ukraine, 2004 -- Ways These Assets Were Applied to Make a Difference in Ukraine -- Epilogue -- Conclusion -- 7 Belarus: Europe's Last Dictatorship -- Introduction -- International Policy Responses -- Resources and Assets of Diplomats in Belarus -- Using the Diplomat's Tool Box In Belarus -- Conclusion/Looking Forward -- 8 "The Beginning of a Road?" Burma/Myanmar's Uncertain Transition -- Introduction -- International Policy Postures -- Resources and Assets of Diplomats in Burma/Myanmar -- Ways Diplomatic Assets Were Applied in Burma/Myanmar -- Conclusion: The Challenge of an Uncertain Transition -- 9 Zimbabwe: An African Tragedy -- Introduction -- Diplomatic Assets -- Tool Box Application -- What Lessons Learned? -- Conclusion -- 10 The Fall and Rise of Chilean Democracy: 1973-1989 -- Introduction -- International Policy Toward the Pinochet Regime -- Resources and Assets of Diplomats in Chile -- Ways These Assets Were Applied to Make a Difference in Chile -- Conclusion -- 11 South Africa: "The Long Road to Freedom" -- Introduction -- The External Environment -- Diplomatic Resources in South Africa and Their Applications in Support of Democracy -- Applications -- Conclusion
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A Diplomat's Handbook for Democracy Development Support presents a wide variety of specific experiences of diplomats on the ground, identifying creative, human and material resources
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kinsman, Jeremy A Diplomat's Handbook for Democracy Development Support Ontario : MQUP,c2013 9780986707780
Subject Diplomatic and consular service
Electronic books
Alt Author Bassuener, Kurt
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