Geopolitics and Expertise is an in-depth exploration of how expert knowledge is created and exercised in the external relations machinery of the European Union.
- Provides a rare, full-length work on transnational diplomatic practice
- Based on a rigorous and empirical study, involving over 100 interviews with policy professionals over seven years
- Focuses on the qualitative and contextual, rather than the quantitative and uniform
- Moves beyond traditional political science to blend human geography, international relations, anthropology, and sociology
Keywords: Political Geography, European External Action Service, EU foreign policy, European Union, diplomacy, foreign policy analysis, European politics, political anthropology, diplomatic service, international relations, diplomats, transnational diplomacy, human geography, political geography, geopolitics, European Quarter. Rigorous, empirical, and engaging, the book offers a nuanced analysis of diplomatic practice, transnational regulatory institutions, transnational policy processes