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By Eva Herschinger

Constructing worldwide Enemies asks how and why particular interpretations of overseas terrorism and drug abuse became hegemonic on the worldwide point. The e-book analyses the foreign discourses on terrorism and drug prohibition and compares efforts to counter either, not just from a latest but additionally from a historic standpoint.

Utilising poststructuralist thought of the connection among hegemony and identification, Herschinger argues that hegemony is far greater than simply the dominance of a unmarried state in overseas existence; particularly it's the emergence of a hegemonic order which may most sensible be understood because the creation of a brand new collective identification. delivering an in-depth dialogue of the technique of discourse research, the e-book explores how such hegemonies emerge and persist within the box of safeguard. This serves to give an explanation for the common war of words in regards to the struggle opposed to overseas terrorism in addition to the profitable suppression of counter-hegemonic tasks within the box of foreign drug prohibition.

Constructing international Enemies may be of curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy and defense studies.

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