By Merje Kuus
Geopolitics and Expertise is an in-depth exploration of the way specialist wisdom is created and exercised within the exterior relatives equipment of the eu Union.
- Provides a unprecedented, full-length paintings on transnational diplomatic practice
- Based on a rigorous and empirical research, related to over a hundred interviews with coverage execs over seven years
- Focuses at the qualitative and contextual, instead of the quantitative and uniform
- Moves past conventional political technology to mix human geography, diplomacy, anthropology, and sociology
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To accentuate place is not to naively uphold some authentic local knowledge but to resist the statist view in which place is necessarily below or after the scale of the state. Place-specific context here denotes not simply formal institutional arrangements but a broader cultural milieu of informal connections and conventions. Dynamics of place derive “not from some mythical essence but from the particular mix of processes and influences there” (Massey 1999, quoted in Agnew 2009a, 38–39). The focus on local specificity does not dilute the analytical focus on translocal and transnational practices.
5 Not all subscribe to the equation of the EU with Europe. Although that equation is “never” challenged according to a EU official, this is not because people agree with it but because they conform to the geographical representations of powerful actors. 6 Council of the European Union (or EU Council) and European Council are two different intergovernmental bodies: the former represents the governments of the individual member countries; the latter brings together the heads of state or government of every EU country, the commission President, and the European Council President.
The geopolitical practices outlined here operate in a highly diffuse manner through innumerable unit meetings, presentations, documents, informal discussions, and casual remarks in the cafeteria. The agency of these individuals lies in the gradual collective crafting of phrases, agendas, and lines of reasoning. The task is to analyze that field of practice without simplifying its subtlety. There are really two dead relatives in Brussels: geopolitical concepts and geopolitical agents. Both seem absent at first but both come into view through each other.