Post Tagged with: "Samuel P. Huntington"

A Border Patrol agent on June 17, 2006, passes new vehicle barriers built by members of the 133rd Engineer Company, Wyoming National Guard, on the border with Mexico south of Deming, N.M. In Operation Jump Start, 6,000 National Guard troops are scheduled to help Border Patrol agents secure the border in four states. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jim Greenhill) (Released)

Civilizations, Political Systems and Power Politics: A Critique of Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilizations’

What we are seeing along the most conflictual of the civilizational fault lines is not so much a civilizational conflict as a conflict over alternative political systems.

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in International Law

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in International Law

International law remains an under-researched topic in the literature on Huntington’s ‘clash of civilizations’. This is remarkable since international law itself was born out of such a clash.

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Scholars cannot discount Huntington because core parts of his arguments still remain relevant to the narratives of today even if he is incorrect in some places.

The Kin-Country Thesis Revisited

The Kin-Country Thesis Revisited

Huntington was right to call attention to kin-countries. But the idea of kin-country can only be made useful if it is stripped of its ‘clash of civilizations’ baggage.

Clashing Civilizations: A Toynbeean Response to Huntington

Clashing Civilizations: A Toynbeean Response to Huntington

Toynbee draws attention away from Huntington’s account, pointing to the role played by political actors in borrowing, appropriating, and manipulating ‘foreign’ concepts.

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ and Realism in International Political Thought

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ and Realism in International Political Thought

Even though Huntington was critical of some of the assumptions of structural realism on the sources of conflict and on the role of states, he shared with the realists some important ideas.

Advance Preview: The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ 25 Years On

This book examines the validity of Huntington’s thesis for the understanding of international affairs and international law in contemporary world politics and discusses its relevance in the public debate.

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.

The Clash of Civilizations Thesis: A Critical Appraisal

The Clash of Civilizations Thesis: A Critical Appraisal

Proponents and critics of Huntington’s thesis have created a ‘clash of scholarship’ in IR. This article demonstrates this clash whilst adding a new dimension to it.

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Revisiting the Clash of Civilizations Thesis After 9/11

Afghans believing in the Taliban/al-Qaida discourse will succumb to the intellectual insights of Huntington’s thesis which endorses the same worldview in a reverse guise.

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