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Civilisations and International Society

Civilisations and International Society

The most powerful societies have not come under sustained pressure to construct an international society that does justice to different cultures or civilisations.

LGBT Rights, Standards of ‘Civilisation’ and the Multipolar World Order

LGBT Rights, Standards of ‘Civilisation’ and the Multipolar World Order

LGBT rights have been turned into an important site where the on-going restructuring of symbolic and geopolitical hierarchies at the global level has been played out.

Civilisation in the Scottish Enlightenment

Civilisation in the Scottish Enlightenment

The concept of civilisation that emerged from Scottish Enlightenment was understood as an internally diverse cultural formation and a historically fluid process.

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

The concept of ‘civilization’ differentiates, evaluates, includes, and excludes. In doing so, the civilization discourse creates global hierarchies.

Civilisation and Hierarchy Go Hand-in-Hand

Civilisation and Hierarchy Go Hand-in-Hand

The ideal of civilisation has been closely associated with ideas of progress and stadial theories of development – a hierarchic world order with the civilised at the top.

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