By Rebecca Adler-Nissen
This e-book rethinks the major recommendations of diplomacy through drawing at the paintings of Pierre Bourdieu.
The previous few years have visible a real wave of guides selling sociology in diplomacy. students have instructed that Bourdieu’s vocabulary will be utilized to review safeguard, international relations, migration and worldwide environmental politics. but we nonetheless lack a scientific and available research of what Bourdieu-inspired IR could appear like. This booklet offers the reply. It bargains an advent to Bourdieu’s pondering to a much wider IR viewers, demanding situations key assumptions, which at present constitution IR scholarship – and gives an unique, theoretical restatement of a few of the center recommendations within the box. The booklet brings jointly a decide upon staff of top IR students who draw on either theoretical and empirical insights from Bourdieu. every one bankruptcy covers one principal inspiration in IR: Methodology, wisdom, energy, technique, protection, tradition, Gender, Norms, Sovereignty and Integration. The chapters show how those options should be reinterpreted and utilized in new methods whilst uncovered to Bourdieusian logic.
Challenging key pillars of IR scholarship, Bourdieu in overseas Relations should be of curiosity to severe theorists, and students of IR theory.
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1986) Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Bourdieu, P. (1989) La Noblesse D’État: Grandes Ecoles Et Esprit De Corps, Paris: Les Editions de Minuit. Bourdieu, P. (1992) Language and Symbolic Power, Cambridge: Polity Press. Bourdieu, P. (1993) La Misère du Monde, Paris: Éditions du Seuil. Bourdieu, P. (2001) Masculine Domination, Cambridge: Polity Press. Bourdieu, P. (2002) Ein soziologischer Selbstversuch, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. Bourdieu, P. (2004) Science of Science and Reflexivity, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
The organisation of the volume The book is divided into two parts. The first part introduces Bourdieu and his most important ideas to a wider IR audience. The second part subjects key IR concepts to a Bourdieusian reinterpretation. The first part opens with an essay by Vincent Pouliot and Frédéric Mérand, presenting the main elements in Pierre Bourdieu’s theory, with emphasis on its application in studies of international politics. For the uninitiated reader this may be a good way to become acquainted with Bourdieu’s conceptual universe.
This is then her point of departure for using Bourdieu’s concept of nomos to show how anti-whaling activists effectively succeeded in re-ordering the global whaling order by changing the way in which whaling practices are categorised. The result of this rethinking of norms is a wholly different way of analysing the normative in international politics and specifically the dynamics of international politics of whaling. This inevitably means a particular IR-oriented translation of Bourdieu. With each chapter, we try to reveal the richness of Bourdieu’s thought, but in our reinterpretations we pick and choose from Bourdieu’s writings.
Bourdieu in International Relations: Rethinking Key Concepts in IR by Rebecca Adler-Nissen