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The Resource The craft of political analysis for diplomats, Raymond F. Smith, (electronic resource)

The craft of political analysis for diplomats, Raymond F. Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
The craft of political analysis for diplomats
Title
The craft of political analysis for diplomats
Statement of responsibility
Raymond F. Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Author Raymond F. Smith combines a practitioner's personal view of what is required to do good diplomatic political analysis with his understanding of the social conflict and change that informed his work for the State Department. -- From publisher's description
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Raymond F.
Dewey number
353.1/3270973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy series
Series volume
v. 48
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diplomacy
  • Political science
  • Diplomats
Label
The craft of political analysis for diplomats, Raymond F. Smith, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Glossary of common State Department terms -- What is political analysis and why is it a craft? -- The objectives of diplomatic political analysis -- The audience -- The competition -- The analyst's personal toolkit -- The analytic tools -- Criteria for superior reporting: the State Department view -- Case study: the collapse of the Soviet Union (1): early embassy Moscow views -- Case study: the collapse of the Soviet Union (2): coup against Gorbachev -- The compass and the weather vane -- Technological change, the risk of irrelevance, and the continuing need
Control code
ocn773264339
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597977302
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773264339
Label
The craft of political analysis for diplomats, Raymond F. Smith, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Glossary of common State Department terms -- What is political analysis and why is it a craft? -- The objectives of diplomatic political analysis -- The audience -- The competition -- The analyst's personal toolkit -- The analytic tools -- Criteria for superior reporting: the State Department view -- Case study: the collapse of the Soviet Union (1): early embassy Moscow views -- Case study: the collapse of the Soviet Union (2): coup against Gorbachev -- The compass and the weather vane -- Technological change, the risk of irrelevance, and the continuing need
Control code
ocn773264339
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597977302
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773264339

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