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Eu protection tradition: Language, concept, coverage КНИГИ ; ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ Автор: Monica Gariup Название: ecu defense tradition: Language, concept, coverage Издательство: Ashgate Год: 2009 Формат: pdf in rar Размер: 2.65 Мб Язык: АнглийскийOrganized round topics of cultural realism and social constructivism, Monica Gariup develops a theoretical framework to augment our realizing of safety tradition on the ecu Union (EU) point. utilizing instruments from political idea, linguistic research, and diplomacy conception, this book's cutting edge procedure examines the consequences of discourse and perform within the ecu safeguard and safety coverage (ESDP). additionally, it argues that via elaborating a structurationist resolution and featuring a discursive syntax of safeguard it really is attainable to spot and evaluate sorts of safeguard actors. This booklet offers a complete and goal research at the hyperlinks and implications among the discourse and genuine coverage of the ESDP. it truly is a vital analyzing to students and researchers in ecu politics, diplomacy, safety and Cultural Studies.DepositFiles importing zero

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Democracy in state X does not necessarily correspond to the general and philosophical concept of democracy: the concept enshrines a priori conventional characteristics and qualities that make the idea of democracy immortal and universal. Security as a material phenomenon might indicate the individual status of being safe from the danger of physical harm or pain, while the concept of security goes beyond the contingency of the single situation and entails a variety of cognitive elements that can be hardly separated and independently pinpointed as concrete facts.

The objective of Chapter 5 is to discuss the situational, cultural, cognitive, and co-textual contexts of the discourse in order to then locate in Chapter 6 the grammar of EU security through the analysis of texts on the basis of the syntax constructed (subject, referent object, predicate, and prepositional phrases). The grammar used suggests the dominance of a “traditional-plus” security discourse in line with the majority of contemporary Western security grand strategies. In addition, particular attention is devoted to the self-referential construction and projection of the Union as a power.

Arnold Wolfers, in an article from 1952 entitled “National Security as an Ambiguous Symbol” identified threats and values as essential components of the security system: “Security, in an objective sense, measures the absence of threats to acquired values, in a subjective sense, the absence of fear that such values will be attacked” (Wolfers 1962: 150). He went on to define security in negative terms: “security after all is nothing but the absence of the evil of insecurity, a negative value so to speak” (Wolfers 1962: 151).

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