Restructuring Foreign Policy: A Neglected Phenomenon in Foreign Policy Theory

  • Kalevi HolstiEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 41)


Between 1963 and 1965 the government of Burma undertook a series of domestic measures and foreign policy decisions that fundamentally altered its orientation toward the outside world. Except for maintaining essential trade and participating in several minor foreign aid projects, the Burmese government drastically reduced its external contacts and imposed a variety of measures which were designed to end external penetration into Burmese society, economics and politics. How can we explain this change?


Foreign Investment Foreign Policy Foreign Agent External Contact Mentor Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Liu Institute for Global IssuesUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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