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By Manuel Duran

In Mediterranean Paradiplomacies: The Dynamics of Diplomatic Reterritorialization, Manuel Duran provides a brand new view at the phenomenon of paradiplomacy by way of studying the diplomatic actions of a few Mediterranean substate entities as a domain of political territorialization. The foreign service provider of those substate entities is giving technique to new styles of territorialization, in addition to substitute varieties of diplomacy.

Duran examines the diplomatic actions of 2 Spanish, French and Italian areas. The booklet poses the query of why and the way those areas function diplomatically in a given territorial milieu and convincingly elucidates the actual styles of reterritorialization that consequence from those diplomatic activities.

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And P. Knight (1999). Interviewing for Social Scientists. London: Sage: 32. 18 chapter 1 (substate) diplomacy and geopolitics,56 combined with preliminary findings from the first phase of the research. On the one hand, this consists of a description of the territorial “vision,” the mental map that forms the basis of the diplomatic mission of the region, and a taxonomy of concrete diplomatic practices aimed at reshaping the territorial setting within the Mediterranean region. ); and (4) processes (negotiating, communicating and (re)presenting).

New York: Vintage. 85 Constantinou, On the Way to Diplomacy: 109. R. (2002). Diplomacy: Theory and Practice. London: Palgrave: 1. 87 Murray, “Consolidating the Gains Made in Diplomacy Studies”: 28–29. 26 chapter 2 beyond, above and below this strict and restricting definition. By doing so, diplomacy became and becomes paradiplomacy. This chapter will illustrate how diplomacy in the Mediterranean region has always been complemented by practices of paradiplomacy, or at least since we have recorded evidence of diplomacy in the region.

1998). From New Federalism to Devolution: Twenty-five Years of Intergovernmental Reform. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution; and Kincaid, J. (1999). ” Regional & Federal Studies 9(1): 111–133. See Aguirre, I. (1999). “Making Sense of Paradiplomacy? ” In: F. Aldecoa and M. Keating (eds). Paradiplomacy in Action: The Foreign Relations of Subnational Governments. London: Frank Cass: 185–209, at 186. Der Derian, On Diplomacy: 203. ” Paradiplomacy thus evolves here from the neutral “parallel,” which is strictly related to the centralization/decentralization logic of Duchacek and Soldatos,77 to the contending and contesting “­diplomacy contrary to the state” or “beyond the state,” a relation that is similar to the dichotomy between the (regular and regulatory) military and the irregular and insurgent paramilitary.

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