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Introduction

  • Jovana Jezdimirovic Ranito
Chapter

Abstract

By demonstrating weaknesses of regulatory outcomes related to regulatory processes of private security contractors, it is argued that it is essential to leave behind commonly accepted wisdom and focus on studying practices in order to have a more comprehensive approach to process and, ultimately, of outcomes. The proposal is to apply Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice for this effect and to study dynamics and stakeholders involved in order to gain comprehensive understanding of how and why certain outcomes emerged. It lays out the how of the argument addressed in the chapters. Finally, it finishes with an explanation of methodological choices.

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  • Jovana Jezdimirovic Ranito
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  1. 1.Department of History and International RelationsUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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