Foucault and International Relations: New Critical by Nicholas J. Kiersey,Doug Stokes

By Nicholas J. Kiersey,Doug Stokes

The contemporary debate approximately biopolitics in diplomacy (IR) idea could end up to be some of the most provocative and profitable engagements with the concept that of energy within the heritage of the self-discipline. development on Foucault's arguments in regards to the position performed by way of the concept that of safety in 19th-century liberal govt, a variety of IR students are actually arguing for the relevance of his theories of biopolitics and governmentality for realizing the worldwide warfare on Terror (GWOT) and broader problems with protection and governance within the put up 9-11 world.

Conversely, others have criticized this concept. Marxist and Communitarian students have challenged the thought that the class of biopolitics will be 'scaled' as much as the extent of diplomacy with any analytical precision. This edited quantity covers those debates in IR with a sequence of severe engagements with Foucault's personal suggestion and its expanding relevance for figuring out diplomacy within the submit September 11 world.

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