Iplomatic strategies and styles in Asia.

Diplomatic strategies and styles in Asia.
The impact of underlying values and political culture on diplomacy in various Asian countries.
The concept of sovereignty and the principle of non-intervention.
IAssigned reading
Rana, K.S, Chapter 7,  Asian Characteristics , Asian Diplomacy: The Foreign Ministries off China, India, Japan, Singapore and Thailand. Msida : DiploFoundation, 2007.
Zakaria, Fareed,  The Dustbin of History:  Asian Values  , Foreign Policy,(November/December 2002).
Wu Xinbo,  Understanding Chinese and U.S. Crisis Behavior , The Washington Quarterly, 31:1 (Winter 2007-08), pp. 61-71
Hiro Katsumata,  Why is ASEAN Diplomacy Changing. From  Non-Interference to  Open and Frank Discussions  , Asian Survey, 44:2 pp. 237-254
Gerd Langguth,  Asian values revisited , Asia Europe Journal (2003) 1: 25-42
II Additional reading
Hofstede, Geert H., Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1997. See also the website: December 2003: 21-35.
Ruane, A.E.: Real MenAnd Diplomats: Intercultural Diplomatic Negotiations And Masculinities In China And The United States. In: International Studies Perspectives, 7(4) November 2006: 342-359.
Rana, K.S.:  Singapores Diplomacy: Vulnerability Into Strength. In: Hague Journal Of Diplomacy, 1(1) 2006: 81-106.
* Sutter, Robert G.: China s Rise in Asia. Promises and Perils. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc., 2005)

Reiterer, M.:  Interregionalism As A New Diplomatic Tool: The Eu And East Asia.
In: European Foreign Affairs Review, 11(2) Summer 2006: 223-243.