Documenting World Politics: A Critical Companion to IR and by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

By Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

As a valuable component to modern tradition, movies reflect and form political debate. Reflecting in this improvement, students within the box of diplomacy (IR) more and more discover the intersection of television sequence, fiction movie and worldwide politics. So a long way, although, almost no systematic scholarly recognition has been given to documentary movie inside of IR.

This ebook fills this void through providing a serious better half to the topic aimed toward supporting scholars, academics and students of IR in knowing and assessing some of the ways that documentary movies subject in international politics. The authors of this quantity argue that a lot should be received if we don't simply give some thought to documentaries as a window on or intervention in fact, yet as a political epistemology that – like theories – contain specific postures, techniques and methodologies in the direction of the area to which they supply access.

This paintings can be of serious curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, pop culture and global politics and media stories alike.

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V=bNlPZfpObMk (accessed 28 May 2014). Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003, TV series) Created by Joss Whedon. USA, Mutant Enemy Productions. Introduction 19 Burke + Norfolk: Photographs From the War in Afghanistan (2011) Directed by Simon Norfolk. uk/context-comment/video/burke-norfolkphotographs-war-afghanistan (accessed 28 May 2014). Burma VJ (2008) Directed by Anders Østergaard. Denmark, Kamoli Films and Magic Hour Films. Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) Directed by Michael Moore. USA, Overture Films and Paramount Vantage.

Virtual Y2K (2000) [No director credited]. USA, Udris Productions. Why We Fight (2005) Directed by Eugene Jarecki. USA, France, UK and Canada, Arte, BBC Storyville, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Charlotte Street Films. Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1895) Directed by Louis Lumière. France, Lumière. References Aitken, R. O. B. (2009) ‘ “To the Ends of the Earth”: Culture, Visuality and the Embedded Economy’, in Jacqueline Best and Matthew Paterson (eds) Cultural Political Economy. New York: Routledge, 67–90.

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