The New Public Diplomacy

Soft Power in International Relations

  • Jan Melissen

Part of the Studies in Diplomacy and International Relations book series (SID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. The New Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Brian Hocking
      Pages 28-43
  3. Shifting Perspectives

  4. Improving Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Cynthia P. Schneider
      Pages 147-168
    3. Wally Olins
      Pages 169-179
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 210-221

About this book


After 9/11, which triggered a global debate on public diplomacy, 'PD' has become an issue in most countries. This book joins the debate. Experts from different countries and from a variety of fields analyze the theory and practice of public diplomacy. They also evaluate how public diplomacy can be successfully used to support foreign policy.


Diplomacy foreign policy international relations

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Melissen
    • 1
  1. 1.Netherlands Institute of International RelationsClingendaelThe Netherlands

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