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International Practices

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ISBN-10: 0521281172

ISBN-13: 9780521281171

Edition: 2011

Authors: Emanuel Adler, Vincent Pouliot

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It is in and through practices - deeds that embody shared intersubjective knowledge - that social life is organized, that subjectivities are constituted and that history unfolds. One can think of dozens of different practices (from balancing, to banking or networking) which constitute the social fabric of world politics. This book brings together leading scholars in fields from international law and humanitarianism to nuclear deterrence and the UN to provide effective new tools to understand a range of pressing issues of the era of globalization. As an entry point to the study of world politics, the concept of practice accommodates a variety of perspectives in a coherent yet flexible…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Vincent Pouliot is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at McGill University and Associate Director of the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS). His research interests lie at the intersection of practice theory and the global governance of international security.

Practices in International Relations and Social Theory
International practices: introduction and framework
Making sense of 'international practices'
Practices and Their Background
A practice theory of emotion in international relations
Background knowledge in the foreground: conversations about competent practice in 'sacred space'
Interactional international law and the practice of legality
The Evolution of Practices
The practice of deterrence
Britain's response to the Spanish Civil War: investigating the implications of foregrounding practice for English school thinking
Domestic practices and balancing: integrating practice into neoclassical realism
Practices in Practice
Banking on power: how some practices in an international organization anchor others Ole
The practice of political manipulation
Performing practices: a poststructuralist analysis of the Muhammad cartoon crisis
Privatisation in practice: power and capital in the field of global security
Conclusion
Practices of theory