Rain Dancing: Sanctions in Canadian and Australian Foreign Policy

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University of Toronto Press, 1994 - History - 323 pages
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Nossal contends that because Canada and Australia lack the economic capabilities that give the sanctions of major powers their bite, the sanctions of these middle powers accomplish little but make the public feel that something is being done about a serious problem. In support of this view Nossal presents six case studies of Canadian and Australian sanctions episodes from the 1970s to the early 1990s, against China, Indonesia, Iraq, the former Soviet Union, South Africa, and Vietnam. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Policies towards Indonesia 197291
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Coalition Politics and the Punishment of Vietnam
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Ending the Indochina
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Kim Richard Nossal is Sir Edward Peacock Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Studies and School of Policy Studies, Queen's University, co-author, with Stephane Roussel and Stephane Paquin, of Politique internationale et defense au Canada et au Quebec (2007), and other works on Canadian foreign and defence policy.

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