Open communication and interaction between political elites and civic society is considered one of the fundamental conditions of a representative, working democracy.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Valeriu Nicolae, 2004

IC and Diplomacy - Lessons from Two Fields: A Diplomat and
an Interculturalist Converse

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Lewis R. Macfarlane and Heather Robinson, 2004

Diplomats have often been blamed for failing to prevent the outbreak of the First World War.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Dietrich Kappeler, 2004

Foreign cultural policy is in itself vital for establishing long lasting and deep relations between countries in international intercourse.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Heinrich Reimann, 2004

Today the world is becoming smaller and smaller - distances shrink and become irrelevant, information flows are immense and very fast. People tend to speak foreign languages and, to their surprise, find out that this is not enough. There is more to it, and it is culture.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Alena Korshuk, 2004

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 have brought an old problem into new focus: how to unite a population potentially divided along racial, ethnic and denominational fault lines.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Biljana Scott, 2004

This paper presents a number of case studies illustrating the role of jargon, protocols and uniforms in creating communication problems.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Stefano Baldi and Eduardo Gelbstein, 2004

The Hutton inquiry into the death of Dr David Kelly, the senior British arms inspector in the UN inspection mission to Iraq who was found dead in an English wood in July 2003, offers revealing insights into the contrasting professional cultures of journalists, politicians and scientists.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Biljana Scott, 2004

To explore the idea that word use is culture-bound, this paper examines the English words culture and globalisation, to discover how they are used, and how they have come to have certain meanings or represent certain ideas.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Diana M. Lewis, 2004

IC and Diplomacy - The Idea of Diplomatic Culture and its Sources

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Paul Sharp, 2004

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