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Joy and International Relations

Joy and International Relations

A New Methodology

  • Author: Elina Penttinen
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136738479
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 152
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This book aims to develop new methodology for the study of international relations (IR) based on joy, informed by current thinking about posthumanism, feminist theory and positive psychology. It examines how the mechanistic-deterministic worldview derived from the Newtonian model has influenced the epistemology and methodology of IR (i.e., the idea that the world is constituted of independent fragments), and seeks ways to develop a new methodology for IR by drawing on the potential of a non-fragmented worldview. The author argues that it is this modern Western view of human beings (or societies) as isolated and separate from the world that prevents IR from finding new solutions to the questions of war and conflict. Drawing upon case studies, testimonies and examples from film, this book instead proposes joy as an alternative methodology for studying IR, exploring the possibility of self-healing in physical and emotional trauma in extreme violent conditions.The author also discusses how posthumanism contributes to positive psychology in understanding happiness and empowerment, and demonstrates how these findings can further widen the study of IR. This book will be of much interest to students of gender studies, war and conflict studies, IR theory and critical security studies.

Critical Imaginations in International Relations

Critical Imaginations in International Relations

  • Author: Aoileann Ní Mhurchú,Reiko Shindo
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 131758533X
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 302
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This exciting new text brings together in one volume an overview of the many reflections on how we might address the problems and limitations of a state-centred approach in the discipline of International Relations (IR). The book is structured into chapters on key concepts, with each providing an introduction to the concept for those new to the field of critical politics – including undergraduate and postgraduate students – as well as drawing connections between concepts and thinkers that will be provocative and illuminating for more established researchers in the field. They give an overview of core ideas associated with the concept; the critical potential of the concept; and key thinkers linked to the concept, seeking to address the following questions: How has the concept traditionally been understood? How has the concept come to be understood in critical thinking? How is the concept used in interrogating the limits of state centrism? What different possibilities for engaging with international relations have been envisioned through the concept? Why are such possibilities for alternative thinking about international relations important? What are some key articles and volumes related to the concept which readers can go for further research? Drawing together some of the key thinkers in the field of critical International Relations and including both established and emerging academics located in Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America, this book is a key resource for students and scholars alike.

Researching Emotions in International Relations

Researching Emotions in International Relations

Methodological Perspectives on the Emotional Turn

  • Author: Maéva Clément,Eric Sangar
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319655752
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 353
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This edited volume is the first to discuss the methodological implications of the ‘emotional turn’ in International Relations. While emotions have become of increasing interest to IR theory, methodological challenges have yet to receive proper attention. Acknowledging the pluralityof ontological positions, concepts and theories about the role of emotions in world politics, this volume presents and discusses various ways to research emotions empirically. Based on concrete research projects, the chapters demonstrate how social-scientific and humanitiesoriented methodological approaches can be successfully adapted to the study of emotions in IR. The volume covers a diverse set of both well-established and innovative methods, including discourse analysis, ethnography, narrative, and visual analysis. Through a hands-on approach, each chapter sheds light on practical challenges and opportunities, as well as lessons learnt for future research. The volume is an invaluable resource for advanced graduate and postgraduate students as well as scholars interested in developing their own empirical research on the role of emotions.

Das Buch der Freude

Das Buch der Freude

  • Author: Dalai Lama,Desmond Tutu,Douglas Abrams
  • Publisher: Lotos
  • ISBN: 3641191912
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Page: 384
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Zwei weise Männer, eine Botschaft Sie sind zwei der bedeutendsten Leitfiguren unserer Zeit: Seine Heiligkeit der Dalai Lama und Erzbischof Desmond Tutu. Obwohl ihr Leben von vielen Widrigkeiten und Gefahren geprägt war, strahlen sie eine Freude aus, die durch nichts zu erschüttern ist. Im Buch der Freude vereinen die „Brüder im Geiste“ ihre immense Lebenserfahrung und die Weisheit ihrer Weltreligionen zu einer gemeinsamen zentralen Erkenntnis: Nur tief empfundene Freude kann sowohl das Leben des Einzelnen als auch das globale Geschehen spürbar zum Positiven wandeln. Unabhängig von allen Herausforderungen und Krisen, mit denen wir täglich konfrontiert werden, können wir diese Energie in uns entfalten und weitergeben. So wird die Freude zur Triebkraft, die unserem Dasein mehr Liebe und Sinn verleiht – und zugleich Hoffnung und Frieden in unsere unsichere Welt bringt.

Die Freude des Evangeliums

Die Freude des Evangeliums

  • Author: Franziskus (Papst),
  • Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
  • ISBN: 3451801507
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 320
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"Ich weiß sehr wohl, dass heute die Dokumente nicht dasselbe Interesse wecken wie zu anderen Zeiten und schnell vergessen werden. Trotzdem betone ich, dass das, was ich hier zu sagen beabsichtige, eine programmatische Bedeutung hat und wichtige Konsequenzen beinhaltet ... Ich wünsche mir eine arme Kirche für die Armen." Papst Franziskus Das vollständige Dokument plus Einführung und Themenschlüssel

International Relations: Section I. The nature and purpose of international relations theory. Section II. Idealism and realism

International Relations: Section I. The nature and purpose of international relations theory. Section II. Idealism and realism

  • Author: Andrew Linklater
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 9780415201384
  • Category: International relations
  • Page: 2177
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Nigerian Journal of International Affairs

Nigerian Journal of International Affairs

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: International relations
  • Page: N.A
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Gramsci, Political Economy, and International Relations Theory

Gramsci, Political Economy, and International Relations Theory

Modern Princes and Naked Emperors

  • Author: A. Ayers
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230616615
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 258
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This book seeks to provide the most comprehensive and sustained engagement and critique of neo-Gramscian analyses available in the literature. In examining neo-Gramscian analyses in IR/IPE, the book engages with two fundamental concerns in international relations: (i) The question of historicity and (ii) The analysis of radical transformation.

Sport and International Relations

Sport and International Relations

An Emerging Relationship

  • Author: ADRIAN BUDD,ROGER LEVERMORE
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135773513
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 168
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Sport plays a highly significant role in the lives of millions the world over, and yet the impact of this global phenomenon on the subject of international relations hes been neglected. The contributors to this collection argue that sport remains both an underestimated and understudied aspect of international relations, and that the growth of its importance should be seen in the complex interdependencies and global systems of governance. The text examines: * how the expansion of professional sport, and the revenues generated by mass media's links with sport have transformed the international political economy; * how sport contributes to nation building and notions of identity; * how sport is a significant facet of international diplomacy. International sport is far from being peripheral to international relations. This challenging and comprehensive introduction will be of interest to students and all those working in international relations and sport studies.

Cosmopolitanism and International Relations Theory

Cosmopolitanism and International Relations Theory

  • Author: Richard Beardsworth
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0745637302
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 224
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Globalization has been contested in recent times. Among the critical perspectives is cosmopolitanism. Yet, with the exception of normative theory, international relations as a field has ignored cosmopolitan thinking. This book redresses this gap and develops a dialogue between cosmopolitanism and international relations. The dialogue is structured around three debates between non-universalist theories of international relations and contemporary cosmopolitan thought. The theories chosen are realism, (post-)Marxism and postmodernism. All three criticize liberalism in the international domain, and, therefore, cosmopolitanism as an offshoot of liberalism. In the light of each school's respective critique of universalism, the book suggests both the importance and difficulty of the cosmopolitan perspective in the contemporary world. Beardsworth emphasizes the need for global leadership at nation-state level, re-embedding of the world economy, a cosmopolitan politics of the lesser violence, and cosmopolitan political judgement. He also suggests research agendas to situate further contemporary cosmopolitanism in international relations theory. This book will appeal to all students of political theory and international relations, especially those who are seeking more articulation of the main issues between cosmopolitanism and its critics in international relations.

Meaning and International Relations

Meaning and International Relations

  • Author: Peter Mandaville,Andrew Williams
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134515456
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 186
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This innovative volume brings together specialists in international relations to tackle a set of difficult questions about what it means to live in a globalized world where the purpose and direction of world politics are no longer clear-cut. What emerges from these essays is a very clear sense that while we may be living in an era that lacks a single, universal purpose, ours is still a world replete with meaning. The authors in this volume stress the need for a pluralistic conception of meaning in a globalized world and demonstrate how increased communication and interaction in transnational spaces work to produce complex tapestries of culture and politics. Meaning and International Relations also makes an original and convincing case for the relevance of hermeneutic approaches to understanding contemporary international relations.

Wesen und Formen der Sympathie

Wesen und Formen der Sympathie

  • Author: Max Scheler
  • Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
  • ISBN: 9925041171
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 328
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Nachdruck des Originals von 1923.

Politische Emotionen

Politische Emotionen

Warum Liebe für Gerechtigkeit wichtig ist

  • Author: Martha C. Nussbaum
  • Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
  • ISBN: 3518737422
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 596
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Wie viel Gefühl verträgt eine Gesellschaft, die nach Gerechtigkeit strebt? Nicht viel, könnte man meinen und auf die Gefahren politischer Instrumentalisierung von Ängsten und Ressentiments verweisen. Emotionen, so eine verbreitete Ansicht, setzen das Denken außer Kraft und sollten deshalb keine Rolle spielen. Martha C. Nussbaum hingegen behauptet: um der Gerechtigkeit politisch zur Geltung zu verhelfen, bedarf es nicht nur eines klaren Verstandes, sondern auch einer positiv-emotionalen Bindung der Bürgerinnen und Bürger an die gemeinsame Sache. Manche sprechen von Hingabe, Nussbaum nennt es Liebe. Sie zeigt, welche Ausdrucksformen diese und verwandte politische Emotionen annehmen können und wie sie sich kultivieren lassen.

Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relations

Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relations

  • Author: Mark Schafer,Scott Crichlow
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 0231520182
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 304
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Are good and bad outcomes significantly affected by the decision-making process itself? Indeed they are, in that certain decision-making techniques and practices limit the ability of policymakers to achieve their goals and advance the national interest. The success of policy often turns on the quality of the decision-making process. Mark Schafer and Scott Crichlow identify the factors that contribute to good and bad policymaking, such as the personalities of political leaders, the structure of decision-making groups, and the nature of the exchange between participating individuals. Analyzing thirty-nine foreign-policy cases across nine administrations and incorporating both statistical analyses and case studies, including a detailed examination of the decision to invade Iraq in 2003, the authors pinpoint the factors that are likely to lead to successful or failed decision making, and they suggest ways to improve the process. Schafer and Crichlow show how the staffing of key offices and the structure of central decision-making bodies determine the path of an administration even before topics are introduced. Additionally, they link the psychological characteristics of leaders to the quality of their decision processing. There is no greater work available on understanding and improving the dynamics of contemporary decision making.

Nigerian Foreign Policy

Nigerian Foreign Policy

Alternative Futures

  • Author: U. Joy Ogwu
  • Publisher: Nigerian Institute
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nigeria
  • Page: 206
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New joy of sex

New joy of sex

  • Author: Alex Comfort
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783453870826
  • Category:
  • Page: 336
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Postcolonial Encounters in International Relations

Postcolonial Encounters in International Relations

The Politics of Transgression in the Maghreb

  • Author: Alina Sajed
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135047790
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 244
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Postcolonial Encounters in International Relations examines the social and cultural aspects of the political violence that underpinned the French colonial project in the Maghreb, and the multi-layered postcolonial realities that ensued. This book explores the reality of the lives of North African migrants in postcolonial France, with a particular focus on their access to political entitlements such as citizenship and rights. This reality is complicated even further by complex practices of memory undertaken by Franco-Maghrebian intellectuals, who negotiate, in their writings, between the violent memory of the French colonial project in the Maghreb, and the contemporary conundrums of postcolonial migration. The book pursues thus the politics of (post)colonial memory by tracing its representations in literary, political, and visual narratives belonging to various Franco-Maghrebian intellectuals, who see themselves as living and writing between France and the Maghreb. By adopting a postcolonial perspective, a perspective quite marginal in International Relations, the book investigates a different international relations, which emerges via narratives of migration. A postcolonial standpoint is instrumental in understanding the relations between class, gender, and race, which interrogate and reflect more generally on the shared (post)colonial violence between North Africa and France, and on the politics of mediating violence through complex practices of memory.

Gefangene unserer Gedanken

Gefangene unserer Gedanken

Viktor Frankls 7 Prinzipien, die Leben und Arbeit Sinn geben

  • Author: Alex Pattakos
  • Publisher: Linde Verlag GmbH
  • ISBN: 370940150X
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 240
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Motivation durch Sinn Jeder dritte Arbeitnehmer hat innerlich bereits gekündigt: Konflikte, Frust und mangelnde Motivation sind die Folge. Die Ursachen sind nicht nur im falschen Führungsverhalten des Top-Managements zu suchen, sondern auch bei jedem Einzelnen: Das Fehlen von Sinn führt zu Leistungseinbußen, psychosomatischen Beschwerden und allgemeiner Unzufriedenheit. Viktor Frankl, der Begründer der Dritten Wiener Richtung der Psychotherapie bzw. Logotherapie stellte die Suche nach dem Sinn in den Mittelpunkt seines Lebenswerkes. Alex Pattakos überträgt Frankls Gedankengut auf die Arbeitswelt und lädt den Leser ein, ihm auf der Suche nach dem Sinn zu folgen. Er zeigt, wie es gelingt, nicht mehr Gefangener negativer Gedanken zu sein, sondern eingefahrene Muster zu überdenken, eigene Widerstände gegen Veränderungen zu überwinden und damit die Tür zu einem tieferen Sinn aufzustoßen. Die zweite überarbeitet Auflage enthält einige neue Fallbeispiele. Außerdem wurde ein weiteres Kapitel hinzugefügt: „The Meaning Difference“, das Forschungsergebnisse darüber beinhaltet, wie sehr das Vorhandensein von Sinn das Leben von Menschen verbessern kann.

Dynamics of International Relations

Dynamics of International Relations

Conflict and Mutual Gain in an Era of Global Interdependence

  • Author: Walter C. Clemens
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 9780742528215
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 646
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Student-friendly and professor-endorsed, Dynamics of International Relations is an innovative, introductory level core text. It compares realist and idealist theories and the paradigm of interdependence against case studies of recurrent problems--why wage war, how to make peace, how to transcend conflict, when and where to mediate, how to increase GDP but also quality of life, and how to organize for peace and promote human rights. Against a backdrop of the threat of terrorism, Clemens clearly demonstrates both the danger and opportunities inherent in a growing global interdependence.