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The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Diplomacy by G. R. Berridge

By G. R. Berridge

Like several professions, international relations has spawned its personal really good terminology and it's this lexicon which gives the thematic backbone of this dictionary. The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of international relations additionally comprises entries on felony phrases and significant figures who've occupied the diplomatic scene or have written influentially approximately it over the past part millennium, in addition to a few on overseas companies of specific value. This 3rd variation has been up-to-date with new entries, for instance on e-diplomacy, Ottawa method, R2P, stovepiping, and transformational international relations. the result's a good tighter concentrate on the language of international relations, whereas making assurance of it much more finished than sooner than. scholars of overseas politics and comparable topics in addition to junior participants of diplomatic providers can flip to this publication for assistance in knowing the technicalities of diplomatic and linked language.

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In 1490 Barbaro was sent as resident ambassador to Rome, a key post in the *Venetian diplomatic service. De Officio Legati, the short book which he wrote while there, is the first literary account of the *resident, as opposed to the *special, envoy. It is also remarkable for being the first book on diplomacy to announce, albeit not in this phrase, the doctrine of *raison d’état. bargaining. (1) The exchange of offers and counter-offers, sometimes known as ‘haggling’. In this sense, bargaining is a tactic employed within a *negotiation.

11/28/2011 11:24:42 AM 18 Amcits Amcits. American citizens who are members of a US *expatriate community. This is a *State Department abbreviation. posts are not to be confused with the virtual presence posts (also known as *virtual consulates) employed by the United States elsewhere. amendment. A formal change to a provision in a *treaty or other document. Some multilateral treaties contain special procedures for making amendments; in their absence, those stipulated in Article 40 of the Vienna Convention on the *Law of Treaties (1969) must be followed.

Benevolent neutrality. See neutrality. berãt. See letter of protection. Berlaymont. The building in Brussels which houses the headquarters of the European Commission. bilateral diplomacy. (1) The conduct of *diplomatic relations (sense 1) between two states through formally accredited missions, although one or even both of these missions may be physically located in a neighbouring state. In this sense, bilateral diplomacy is identical to ‘traditional diplomacy’. The principle of *reciprocity has 11/26/2011 3:55:21 PM 32 binding a powerful influence on the conduct of bilateral diplomacy and, at least in more recent times, has generated considerable pressure for equivalent levels of representation in each state.

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