The contemporary debate approximately biopolitics in diplomacy (IR) concept may possibly end up to be probably the most provocative and lucrative engagements with the idea that of strength within the heritage of the self-discipline. development on Foucault's arguments in regards to the position performed via the idea that of defense in 19th-century liberal govt, various 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 submit 9-11 world.
Conversely, others have criticized this concept. Marxist and Communitarian students have challenged the concept that the type of biopolitics may be 'scaled' as much as the extent of diplomacy with any analytical precision. This edited quantity covers those debates in IR with a chain of severe engagements with Foucault's personal concept and its expanding relevance for realizing diplomacy within the submit 11th of September world.
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