Niche Diplomacy: Middle Powers after the Cold War by Andrew F. Cooper

By Andrew F. Cooper

An exam of the character of heart energy international relations within the post-Cold battle period. because the inflexible hierarchy of the bipolar period wanes, the capability skill of heart powers to open segmented niches opens up. This quantity shows the shape and scope of this niche-building diplomatic job from a backside up point of view to supply a substitute for the dominant apex-dominated picture in foreign relations.

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Internationalism under Strain: The North-South Policies of Canada, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989); Middle Power 24 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. Niche Diplomacy Internationalism: The North-South Dimension (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1990). Baldev Raj Nayar, 'Regional Power in a Multipolar World', in John W. ), India: A Rising Middle Power (Boulder, CO: Westview, 1979).

Andrew F. Cooper, Richard A. Higgott and Kim Richard Nossal, 'Bound to Follow? Leadership and Followership in the Gulf Conflict', Political Science Quarterly 106:3, Fall 1991, 391-410. ', International Security 17:4, Spring 1993,52-67. A Higgott, 'International Political Economy' in 1. Groom and M.

The miniaturization of nuclear capability and the development of chemical and biological weapons make the functioning of private armies, or more specifically small-group terrorism, credible. The Richard Higgott 29 ability to control these developments requires arrangements that transcend the authority of individual states. Global change is also characterized by the emergence of a range of competing tendencies such as the trends towards mercantilism, or economic nationalism, on the one hand and globalization on the other.

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