By Elisabetta Brighi
This ebook bargains a re-assessment of overseas coverage, in its relation with household politics and diplomacy (IR).
Bringing jointly an enormous physique of literature from IR, international coverage research, comparative politics and public coverage, this booklet systematically reconceptualises overseas coverage as a dialectic, produced by means of the interaction of context, approach and discourse. It argues that international coverage defies effortless understandings and necessitates a posh framework of research, introducing the ‘Strategic-Relational Model’, as conceptualised in severe realism, for the 1st time to the sphere of international coverage research. Combining a entire research of the final century of Italian overseas coverage with an exploration of a key theoretical factor in the box of overseas coverage research and IR, this e-book analyses key episodes inside Italian overseas coverage, together with Italy’s chilly struggle alliance politics, colonial interventions, fascist overseas coverage and Italy’s participation within the wars of Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. It offers a accomplished and up to date account of the long term old trajectory of Italian overseas coverage, from the Liberal age to the ‘Second Republic’, together with all 4 governments of Silvio Berlusconi.
Foreign coverage, household Politics and overseas Relations
could be of curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, international coverage research and Italian politics.