Get After Defeat (Cambridge Studies in International Relations, PDF

By Ayse Zarakol

ISBN-10: 0521145562

ISBN-13: 9780521145565

ISBN-10: 0521191823

ISBN-13: 9780521191821

no longer being of the West; being at the back of the West; now not being sleek adequate; no longer being built or industrialized, secular, civilized, Christian, obvious, or democratic - those descriptions have all served to stigmatize sure states via historical past. Drawing on constructivism in addition to the insights of social theorists and philosophers, After Defeat demonstrates that stigmatization in diplomacy may end up in a feeling of nationwide disgrace, in addition to auto-Orientalism and inferior prestige. Ayşe Zarakol argues that stigmatized states turn into extra-sensitive to matters approximately prestige, and form their international coverage hence. The theoretical argument is supported by way of a close old assessment of relevant examples of the established/outsider dichotomy through the evolution of the fashionable states process, and in-depth experiences of Turkey after the 1st international conflict, Japan after the second one international struggle, and Russia after the chilly War.

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