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Author Jakobsen, Peter Viggo.

Title Western use of coercive diplomacy after the Cold War : a challenge for theory and practice / Peter Viggo Jakobsen
Published Basingstoke [England] : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998


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Description xiii, 215 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Evaluation of the State of the Art -- 3. Constructing a Theoretical Framework -- 4. The Gulf Conflict 1990-91 -- 5. The Yugoslav Wars 1991-95 -- 6. Restoring Democracy in Haiti 1991-94 --7. Conclusions
Summary This book fills a gap in the literature on coercion and assesses the usefulness of coercive diplomacy in the post-Cold War era. The theoretical framework explains why coercive diplomacy politics succeed or fail, identifies the conditions under which Western states will be willing to back coercive strategies with use of limited force, and highlights how the need for collective action affects the use of coercion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-206) and index
Subject Diplomacy -- History -- 20th century.
World politics -- 1945-1955.
World politics -- 1945-1989.
World politics -- 1989-
LC no. 98004455
ISBN 0312211910
0333731735 (Macmillan)