Chapter

// Positions

in Under Construction

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780226257433
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226257457 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0001
// Positions

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This chapter, which discusses disciplinary politics related to the study of national security, and the implications of engagement for the discipline and authorial identity, considers the changing disciplinary ideas about national security and the researcher–subject relationship and the approaches to cultural critique. It also describes the approaches that guided the study with respect to critique, theory, and interpretation, and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of the author's vantage point in the research community.

Keywords: disciplinary politics; national security; authorial identity; researcher–subject relationship; cultural critique

Chapter.  8766 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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