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Larry Crump and Christian Downie

. This theoretical discussion begins by reviewing existing climate change research within the negotiation and conflict management literature. This is followed by a brief overview of the science of climate change public policy, including the causes, consequences and required adaptations. This science and

Edited by Knud Erik Jørgensen

This book presents an up-to-date, scholarly analysis of European crisis management during the 1990s and is one of the first books to summarize European experiences in the field of peacekeeping and crisis management. With the help of eight case studies, the authors explore how European governments have responded to international crises. The book also contains in-depth studies on key concepts like humanitarian intervention, military doctrine and Petersberg tasks.
The book describes Europe's increasing responsibility for the proper functioning of international society. It points to a pronounced move to collective action and highlights Europe's political and military adaptation to the post-Cold War strategic environment. The authors detect an ever stronger belief in the use of military power and thereby the contours of an emerging common European identity within the field of crisis management.
The book establishes an agenda for future research on European crisis management and out-of-area operations. It will be of prime interest to students of international relations, European studies, foreign policy analysis, international organization, crisis management and conflict resolution, and will also be essential reading for all those who need a practical survey of the latest developments in the field of international crisis management.

Karolina Pomorska

The Impact of Enlargement: Europeanization of Polish Foreign Policy? Tracking Adaptation and Change in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs* Karolina Pomorska European Studies Programme, Department of Politics, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Th e Netherlands Karolina

Catastrophe and Conflict

Disaster Diplomacy and Its Foreign Policy Implications


Ilan Kelman

Catastrophe and Conflict: Disaster Diplomacy and Its Foreign Policy Implications examines how and why disaster-related activities (disaster response and disaster risk reduction) do and do not lead to diplomatic endeavours. With respect to foreign policy implications, the main question examined here is: Under what circumstances could disaster diplomacy be actively made to succeed or not to succeed? Previous case studies are summarised followed by new case studies of disease diplomacy and climate change diplomacy. From the case studies, disaster diplomacy could succeed when those in power decide that they want it to succeed and then use their power for that goal. This situation is not likely to arise because of only disaster-related activities. Instead, pre-existing interests supporting diplomacy are needed.

Forging a Singaporean Statehood: 1965-1995

The Contribution of Japan


Robin Ramcharan

This work takes an in-depth look at the muli-faceted contemporary relationship between Singapore and Japan since the end of World War II. It is the story of a relationship between an economic superpower, Japan, and an enterprising city-state whose leaders have sought to emulate not only Japan's economic success but several key facets of Japanese society as well. No other country surpasses Singapore in its public admiration of Japan. How is it possible for a multi-ethnic Singapore to emulate a relatively homogeneous Japan? What features of economic and political motives behind the attempt to emulate Japan? These and other questions are adressed in this work, which will be of interest to scholars of the international relations and security of East and Southeast Asia.


international levels is reconstructed. The “intergovernmental approach” to the analysis of decision-making mechanisms in the EU is thereby criticized; the negotiations did not follow the logic of state power and multilateral bargaining, but rather a “logic of mutual adaptation of expectations and positions.” It


Roda Mushkat

It has further been noted that the key to positive reputation lies in obtaining a balance between adaptation (expectation management) and delimitation (identity management). 52 Additional light has been shed on the relationship between reputation capital and adherence to international law through


Tom Coppen

Nuclear proliferation poses a serious threat to international peace and security. The non-proliferation regime is the body of public international law that aims to counter this threat. It has been a cornerstone of global security for decades. This book analyses its main instruments.

The book focuses on the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, international trade controls and the International Atomic Energy Agency. It describes the internal mechanics of these mechanisms, their development, and their strengths and weaknesses. It shows how they together are the basis of a political-legal order that is more than the sum of its parts, offering new insights on the role of international law in an area dominated by security-driven politics.

Aryo Makko

adaptation and participation were the only means of countering such threats. 2 Trade, Diplomacy and Security? Consuls and Foreign Policy Through the union between Sweden and Norway, the fleets of two of the world’s leading maritime nations were brought together under the administrative aegis of the Swedish

Michael J. Butler

-making process employed by crisis actors, the greater likelihood of negotiation incidence . This hypothesis draws explicitly on findings in the crisis literature pointing to the greater potential for flexibility, adaptation, and back-channel diplomacy associated with less formalized decision-making processes