On the Origins of ‘Parliamentary Diplomacy’

  title={On the Origins of ‘Parliamentary Diplomacy’},
  author={Norbert G{\"o}tz},
  journal={Cooperation and Conflict},
  pages={263 - 279}
  • N. Götz
  • Published 1 September 2005
  • Political Science
  • Cooperation and Conflict
Starting from the observation of a renaissance of the term ‘parliamentary diplomacy’ in practical politics - if with a shift of meaning from parliamentary methods and procedures toward parliamentary agents - this article pleads for a scholarly adaptation of the concept and suggests not to neglect either of these dimensions. Reviewing the history of the League of Nations, in particular its creation and the policies and patterns of delegation and group formation pursued by the Scandinavian… 


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