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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. Factors inhibiting accommodative diplomacy since World War II. Bargaining with threats and incentives : the nature of positive diplomacy -- Kennan, containment, and carrots -- Historical analogies, the containment paradigm, and the role of inducements -- Other impediments to conciliation : rhetoric, politics, and personality -- Global change and superpower cooperation -- pt. 2. Case studies. Quemoy crisis of 1958 -- Berlin crisis of 1958-59 -- Berlin crisis of 1961 -- Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War -- pt. 3. Summary. Sticks, carrots, and positive diplomacy : a review -- Some final thoughts on force and accommodation.