You dissin me? Humiliation and post 9/11 global politics

  title={You dissin me? Humiliation and post 9/11 global politics},
  author={Paul E. Saurette},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={495 - 522}
Despite a growing awareness about the importance of emotions to global politics, the discipline of International Relations is still working towards adequate theorisations and investigations of their role. This is particularly noticeable in the fact that there has been little sustained, scholarly examination of the effects of various emotions on the shape and orientation of the US foreign policy reaction to 9/11. This essay seeks to begin to address both of these gaps by examining the role that… Expand
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