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Joy and International Relations: A New Methodology (War, by Elina Penttinen

By Elina Penttinen

This booklet goals to boost new technique for the examine of diplomacy (IR) in keeping with pleasure, expert through present brooding about posthumanism, feminist thought and optimistic psychology.

It examines how the mechanistic-deterministic worldview derived from the Newtonian version has inspired the epistemology and technique of IR (i.e., the concept that the realm is created from self reliant fragments), and seeks how you can boost a brand new technique for IR by way of drawing at the power of a non-fragmented worldview. the writer argues that it's this contemporary Western view of people (or societies) as remoted and cut loose the realm that stops IR from discovering new options to the questions of conflict and conflict.

Drawing upon case stories, testimonies and examples from movie, this booklet as an alternative proposes pleasure instead method for learning IR, exploring the opportunity of self-healing in actual and emotional trauma in severe violent conditions.The writer additionally discusses how posthumanism contributes to optimistic psychology in knowing happiness and empowerment, and demonstrates how those findings can additional widen the learn of IR.

This publication may be of a lot curiosity to scholars of gender experiences, warfare and clash stories, IR conception and important safeguard studies.


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