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Schindler, Sebastian ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2092-7252 (13. March 2020): Microanalysis as ideology critique. The critical potential of ‘zooming in’ on everyday social practices. In: Martill, Benjamin and Schindler, Sebastian (eds.) : Theory as ideology in international relations ; the politics of knowledge. Worlding beyond the West, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. [PDF, 263kB]

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Microanalysis – understood as the ‘zooming in’ on the details of everday social practices and situations – is an increasingly popular tool of academic study in the discipline of International Relations (IR) and beyond. However, the critical potential of so-called micro-moves is today largely ignored. This chapter seeks to revive this potential. It elaborates four different strategies for using microanalysis as a tool for criticizing theory as ideology.

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