By Rebecca Adler-Nissen
This ebook rethinks the main techniques of diplomacy through drawing at the paintings of Pierre Bourdieu.
The previous couple of years have visible a real wave of courses selling sociology in diplomacy. students have steered that Bourdieu’s vocabulary could be utilized to check safety, international relations, migration and international environmental politics. but we nonetheless lack a scientific and available research of what Bourdieu-inspired IR may appear like. This booklet presents the reply. It deals an advent to Bourdieu’s pondering to a much wider IR viewers, demanding situations key assumptions, which presently constitution IR scholarship – and gives an unique, theoretical restatement of a few of the middle options within the box. The booklet brings jointly a opt for staff of best IR students who draw on either theoretical and empirical insights from Bourdieu. each one bankruptcy covers one vital notion in IR: Methodology, wisdom, strength, procedure, protection, tradition, Gender, Norms, Sovereignty and Integration. The chapters show how those ideas will be reinterpreted and utilized in new methods whilst uncovered to Bourdieusian logic.
Challenging key pillars of IR scholarship, Bourdieu in foreign Relations should be of curiosity to severe theorists, and students of IR theory.
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Elements of the globalisation debate will be analysed in the chapter on ‘Integration’. A notion such as ‘interest’ is covered in the chapters on ‘Culture’, ‘Strategy’ and ‘Norms’. Readers are advised to look at the comprehensive index at the end of the book for specific concepts. Introduction 13 For readers interested in international political economy, there are already many useful introductions to Bourdieu (see Leander 2002a, 2002b, 2005; Shapiro 2002). Moreover, Angus Cameron and Ronen Palan (1999: 268) draw on Bourdieu (and Foucault) to demonstrate ‘the imagined economy’ and processes of globalisation and transformation of statehood.
Not only did he vehemently refuse the political philosophy underlying methodological individualism (Bourdieu 1998b), he just as forcefully rejected the consequentialism inherent in rational choice theory. This second objection would also move Bourdieu away from neorealists such as Waltz (1979) who viewed microeconomic models as an anthropological foundation. H Carr (1958) which betray a distinct penchant for Marxism) contain a number of elements that intersect with Bourdieu’s thought. More recently, by virtue of his double interest in social structures and their intersubjective 26 V.
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