, despite the neo-conservative ideology of some members of the Bush Administration. The US is more correctly classified as a hegemonicpower—it has predominant military, economic and technical strength combined with a self-concept of exceptionalism and moral superiority.' None of this is new but what is new
-interested wielding of power. Hawley’s article provides fertile ground for thinking through the position and responsibilities of contemporary hegemonicpower from a normative perspective. In her contribution, ‘Between Rhetoric, Social Norms, and Law: Liberty of Speech in Republican Rome’, Valentina Arena turns to the
in general supports the social order and follows its institutions of civil society, which reproduce and disseminate hegemonicpower. Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe’s theory of hegemony draws on Gramsci’s account of hegemony, but their approach decouples hegemony and class while keeping hegemony as
those seeking to understand how Malaysian museums and memorials serve hegemonicpower, and to see that there can be cracks in that edifice where more pluralistic voices and views have begun to emerge.
Mitchell, Don (1996). The Lie of the Land. Migrant workers and the California
, the Mainland Chinese. While the majority of Taiwanese people embrace democracy, it is debatable whether Taiwan’s democracy poses an existential threat to China. To a certain degree, the de-Sinisation movement simultaneously elevates and challenges the hegemonicpower of China. In fact, the actual
the speeches of Chávez) with whom he sets up an alignment and also calls on public memory. Reyes then moves on to provide a justification of the data from which his analysis is derived.
Contextualizing his data, Reyes explains the role of the United States as a global hegemonicpower. Readers can
leaders continued to view it as a menacing hegemonicpower. A profusion of new ideas were absorbed through translations of American authors, even as the Communist Party launched a campaign against “spiritual pollution.”
The enduring syndrome of attraction and repulsion became more pronounced during the
analysis is more complex as Cuban counterrevolutionaries sought to use U.S. hegemonicpower to reclaim their own control over the island. However, the book’s overall analysis is both questionable and inadequately sustained by the evidence it presents. This weakness is most glaring in the two chapters on
system of law. China, once the hegemonicpower of the region, also adopted civil law legal systems when it sought Japan’s support in the effort of modernizing the country in the 19th century. Later, the Communist revolution blocked the development of a legal system and the People’s Republic of China
power of the United States at the moment. The following brief contribution will touch upon only on one of the several factors which are considered at the moment, namely the development of international treaty law under the auspices of the hegemonicpower of the United States and globalization. It has