Post Tagged with: "hegemony"

Review – A Fundamental Fear

Review – A Fundamental Fear

In a proposed global context of Western hegemony Bobby Sayyid argues that Islamism falls outside the orbit of the West and represents the only available counter-hegemonic discourse to it.

Long Cycles and International Regimes

Long Cycles and International Regimes

Long cycle theory and international regime theory are mutually compatible and mutually supportive. In 100 years we may have passed far enough to achieve a global order anchored in a community of democracies.

Mercosur in South America: A Cooperative, Shared, or Consensual Hegemony?

Mercosur in South America: A Cooperative, Shared, or Consensual Hegemony?

Hegemonic power exerted by Brazil towards the region presupposes a certain degree of legitimacy, supported by other states (in this case, Mercosur member states), with consent of internal strata which occupy current hegemonic positions.

The Potential for Sino-US Conflict in the South China Sea

The Potential for Sino-US Conflict in the South China Sea

Arguably, the most significant fact in international relations at the beginning of the 21st Century is the gradual emergence of China as a regional and global power, and the relative decline of what can be loosely termed the ‘status quo powers’ and their most powerful member, the US. A number of mini-crises in the South China Sea this year, are sparking concern about China’s rise and the potential for Sino-US conflict.

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