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Language, Agency, and Politics in a Constructed World François Debrix

Language, Agency, and Politics in a Constructed World

François Debrix

Published May 31st 2003
ISBN : 9780765610812
Hardcover
288 pages
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Language matters in international relations. Constructivists have contributed the insight that global politics is shaped by the way agents narrate history and produce discourses about themselves and about the world. This insight has induced aMoreLanguage matters in international relations. Constructivists have contributed the insight that global politics is shaped by the way agents narrate history and produce discourses about themselves and about the world. This insight has induced a profound reexamination of assumptions in the study of international relations. The contributors to this volume examine (Part I) the critical linguistic/discursive techniques of postmodernists and constructivists, and apply them (Part II) to international relations.