After decision-making: the operationalization of norms in International Relations
作者: Hendrik Huelss
作者单位: 1School of Politics and International Relations , University of Kent , Canterbury, UK
刊名: International Theory, 2017, Vol.9 (3), pp.381-409
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press Journal
DOI: 10.1017/S1752971917000069
原始语种摘要: Research on norms in International Relations (IR) includes various concepts related to how norms influence actions. These approaches focus on the decision-making process, and largely neglect the operationalization of norms. This omission leads to an analytical gap: a lack of attention to how the substance of abstract norms is transformed and constructed in the operationalization process. This article draws on the Foucauldian theme of governmentality to introduce a novel perspective on operationalizing norms. It focusses in particular on the role of techniques as understudied parts inherent to the reflexive processes of operationalization and meaning production. The article thereby contests the prevalence of fundamental norms in conventional IR theory. It demonstrates, instead, that global...
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  • decision 决定
  • making 制定
  • norms 规范
  • governance 统治方式
  • inherent 固有的
  • process 过程
  • particular 细致的
  • indicators 指示器
  • practice 实践
  • fundamental 基本的