The Mechanism of Economic Sanctions: Changing Perceptions and Euphemisms

“Economic sanctions”, a mode of coercion in international relations resuscitated in recent years, has prompted renewed and lively scholarly interest in the subject. Why have such measures become so popular? One answer is that they “constitute a means of exerting international influence that is more powerful than diplomatic mediation but lies below the threshold of … Continue reading The Mechanism of Economic Sanctions: Changing Perceptions and Euphemisms