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City Diplomacy

Current Trends and Future Prospects

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Presents theoretical and analytical approaches to city diplomacy

  • Explains how and why cities interact with their global counterparts as well as nation states, non-governmental organizations, and foreign publics, and what allows them to do so

  • Explores diplomacy through case studies, diverse, global perspectives, and interdisciplinary practices

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Introduction

    • Sohaela Amiri, Efe Sevin
    Pages 1-10
  3. Global Governance Through City Networks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11
  4. City Diplomacy Across Governance Levels

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187
    2. Strategies for Enhancing EU City Diplomacy

      • Tamara Espiñeira-Guirao
      Pages 215-234
  5. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253
    2. The Branding of Singapore as City of International Peace Dialogue

      • Hun Shik Kim, Seow Ting Lee
      Pages 255-277
    3. Paradiplomacy and City Branding: The Case of Medellín, Colombia (2004–2019)

      • Eika Auschner, Liliana Lotero Álvarez, Laura Álvarez Pérez
      Pages 279-303
    4. City Diplomacy in Young Democracies: The Case of the Baltics

      • Valentina Burksiene, Jaroslav Dvorak, Gabrielė Burbulytė-Tsiskarishvili
      Pages 305-330

About this book

This edited volume provides an inclusive explanation of what, why, and how cities interact with global counterparts as well as with nation states, non-governmental organizations, and foreign publics. The chapters present theoretical and analytical approaches to the study of city diplomacy as well as case studies to capture the nuances of the practice. By bringing together a diverse group of authors in terms of their geographic location, academic and practitioner backgrounds, the volume speaks to multiple disciplines, including diplomacy, political science, communication, sociology, marketing and tourism.

 Efe Sevin is an Assistant Professor in the Mass Communication Department of Towson University, Maryland, USA. 

Sohaela Amiri is Pardee RAND Graduate School (PRGS) Fellow at the RAND Corporation, USA. 


Keywords

  • cities
  • globalization
  • city diplomacy
  • city branding
  • sub-state diplomacy
  • global governance
  • global engagement
  • soft power
  • networks
  • policy analysis
  • urban geography and urbanism

Editors and Affiliations

  • Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, USA

    Sohaela Amiri

  • Department of Mass Communication, Towson University, Towson, USA

    Efe Sevin

About the editors

Efe Sevin is an Assistant Professor in the Mass Communication Department of Towson University, Maryland, USA. 

Sohaela Amiri is Pardee RAND Graduate School (PRGS) Fellow at the RAND Corporation, USA. 

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Buying options

eBook
USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-45615-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)