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By Trine Villumsen Berling

This ebook builds a theoretical method of the intractable challenge of theory/practice in diplomacy (IR) and develops instruments to check how concept and perform ‘hang jointly’ in foreign defense.



Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu’s political sociology, the booklet argues that concept and perform participate in struggles over uncomplicated understandings (doxa) in overseas fields via what the e-book calls doxic battles. In those battles e.g. clinical proof, army and social networks are mobilised as guns in a struggle for attractiveness. NATO’s transformation and struggle for survival and the swiftly starting to be variety of imagine tanks in eu safeguard within the Nineties is taken for instance of those approaches. The e-book reviews quite a few resources akin to investment to technology programmes in Europe; imagine tanks and learn centres in eu safeguard; NATO’s kin with the european, the WEU and the OSCE; and the mobilization of concept at the most important issues within the transformation method.



Theory as perform and Capital might be of curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, protection reports and significant theory.

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