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By Branwen Gruffydd Jones

The smooth self-discipline of diplomacy (IR) is basically an Anglo-American social technology. it's been involved almost always with the robust states and actors within the international political economic climate and ruled by means of North American and ecu students. in spite of the fact that, this concentration could be obvious as Eurocentrism. Decolonizing foreign Relations exposes the ways that IR has constantly overlooked questions of colonialism, imperialism, race, slavery, and dispossession within the non-European international. the 1st a part of the ebook addresses the shape and ancient origins of Eurocentrism in IR. the second one half examines the colonial and racialized structure of diplomacy, which has a tendency to be neglected by means of the self-discipline. The 3rd half starts off the duty of retrieval and reconstruction, supplying non-Eurocentric bills of chosen issues vital to diplomacy. severe students in IR and foreign legislation, excited about the necessity to decolonize wisdom, have authored the chapters of this significant quantity. it is going to entice scholars and students of diplomacy, overseas legislation, and political economic climate, in addition to people with a different curiosity within the politics of information, postcolonial critique, overseas and nearby historiography, and comparative politics.

Contributions by: Antony Anghie, Alison J. Ayers, B. S. Chimni, James Thuo Gathii, Siba N'Zatioula Grovogui, Branwen Gruffydd Jones, Sandra Halperin, Sankaran Krishna, Mustapha Kamal Pasha, and Julian Saurin

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