Post Tagged with: "hegemony"

Is China the New Hegemon of East Asia?

Is China the New Hegemon of East Asia?

China, despite its aspirations for renewed dominance in East Asia, is not yet in a position to challenge the United States’ military pre-eminence in the Western Pacific.

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Do Contemporary Practices of Schooling Reinforce Colonial Relations of Power?

Contemporary practices of schooling reflect ethnocentrism as universal truth, reinforcing power relations that resulted from colonial rule by maintaining binaries.

Critical International Theory: A Comparative Advantage Framework

Critical International Theory: A Comparative Advantage Framework

Critical International Theory is a more commendable theoretical framework than Huntington’s clash of civilizations thesis when examining post 9/11 Afghanistan.

Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan

Understanding Post-9/11 Afghanistan

A humanistic re-interpretation of the Quran would be a crucial step towards vindicating Islam against its distortion and demonisation by hegemonic aspirants.

UN Security Council: Future Prospects for a Compromised Hegemon

UN Security Council: Future Prospects for a Compromised Hegemon

Animated by the interests of the strongest member states, the Security Council of the United Nations has become a global hegemon fractured by internal disagreement.

Review – The Right in Latin America

Review – The Right in Latin America

While its methodological shortcomings may raise the ire of some political scientists, this book is still ultimately a novel account of elite power in Latin America.

Review – Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics

Review – Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics

Focusing on tensions between economic transnationalization and the persistence of inter-state rivalry, Woodley poses challenging questions for all perspectives in IR.

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The “Peace” in China’s Peaceful Rise

The rise of China as a significant player in international politics is viewed with suspicion, and questions emerge whether it will challenge the hegemony of the U.S.

Review – Rethinking Hegemony

Review – Rethinking Hegemony

Although some of his criticisms are slightly overstated, Worth successfully clarifies the concept of hegemony and applies it to analyses of major contemporary trends.

Russia, Ukraine, and the Testing of American Hegemony

Russia, Ukraine, and the Testing of American Hegemony

In response to Russia’s aggression in Crimea the US must take into account the strategic realities of the international system.

Syria and the Hegemon’s Dilemma: Ontological Insecurity vs. Imperial Overstretch

Syria and the Hegemon’s Dilemma: Ontological Insecurity vs. Imperial Overstretch

John Kerry may be right that war fatigue is no excuse for inaction in Syria, but imperial overstretch and hegemonic decline very well may be.

Obama, Syria and the Fading Unipolar Moment

Obama, Syria and the Fading Unipolar Moment

As the world watches the Obama Administration fumble its way through a decision about Syria, it is striking just how far the US has fallen in its relative place as a unipolar hegemon.

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