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Constructivism in international relations : the politics of reality

Author: Maja Zehfuss
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in international relations, 83.
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Maja Zehfuss critiques constructivist theories of international relations. She uses Germany's shift towards using its military abroad to illustrate why constructivism does not work and how it leads to particular analytical outcomes, while foreclosing others. Zehfuss argues that this limits our ability to act responsibly in international relations.
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Zehfuss, Maja.
Constructivism in international relations.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002073803
(OCoLC)50124661
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maja Zehfuss
ISBN: 0511042582 9780511042584 9780521815444 0521815444 9780511491795 0511491794 9780511045783 0511045786 0511147783 9780511147784
OCLC Number: 56320896
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 289 pages).
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations --
1 Introduction --
Constructivism in International Relations --
Three constructivisms --
Wendt's constructivism --
Kratochwil's constructivism --
Onuf's constructivism --
German military involvement abroad --
Plan of the book --
2 Identity change? Wendt's constructivism and German military involvement abroad --
The identity move --
Collective identity --
Collective identity reconsidered --
The identity of identity --
3 Intersubjectivity and the normative: Kratochwil's constructivism and German military involvement abroad --
The significance of the normative --
Norms as the basis of intersubjectivity --
The politics of intersubjectivity and the normative --
4 Words and world: Onuf's constructivism and German military involvement abroad --
Words making the world --
The normative effects of speech acts --
Speech acts: success and failure --
The politics of words and worlds --
5 The politics of reality': Derrida's subversions, constructivism and German military involvement abroad --
The impossibility of pure presence and the politics of the real' --
The reality' of international politics --
Everyday reality' --
Reality' as raw material --
The politics of constructivism --
6 The politics of constructivism --
Responsibility in international relations --
Constructivism, reality, International Relations --
Bibliography --
Documents.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in international relations, 83.
Responsibility: Maja Zehfuss.
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