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Scientists As Critics Western Marxism, feminism, World Systems analysis, critical race theory, and queer theory have provided western social scientists with frameworks for the critique of western institutions and hegemonic power. Yet, these frameworks have their own epistemological blinders, and we speculate

In: Societies Without Borders

the traditional "good old" international law. Some of its rules are obviously outmoded while some new trends are probably to be approved and encouraged, notwithstanding the fact that they stem from an hegemonic power's initiative. Let me just take four examples. The establishment of the concept of ius

In: Austrian Review of International and European Law Online

Neoliberal ideology, pedagogy, and culture still exercise hegemonic power at the global level. Although there have been some successes at the local level, political movements against neoliberalism in different parts of the world have not yet created a viable alternative; they are still in a defensive stage

In: Critical Mathematics Education

with opportunities to operationalise its vision and aspiration as a hegemonic power. Nigeria’s vision of becoming one of the 20 largest economies in the world by 2020 and joining the G-20 club of nations were indicators of its aspirations beyond its traditional sphere of diplomatic influence. Of course

In: Africa Yearbook Volume 14

.s. after the breakup of the Soviet Union (Muzaffar, 2008). Currently, the u.s. commands overwhelming military power, the main driving force behind becoming a hegemonic power. Also, there are more than 800 us military bases around the globe, stretching from below the ocean to the outer reaches of space

In: African and Asian Studies

expanded rendition is also problematic; it loses the subtlety of the concept and makes the invisible visible, or the intangible tangible and the subtle obvious, by translating a connotation into a denotation, and by translating a hegemonic power into a tangible authority and right. Becoming

In: Culture and Dialogue

facilitate and assume hegemonic power, as they are typically positioned to induce and diffuse ‘spontaneous’ consent and collective consciousness through persuasion, coercion and power (Gramsci 1971 ). Since the nobility from the pre-socialist era had been systematically eradicated, the new elite had to be

In: Inner Asia

foundation for relations between a small and relatively weak capitalist state and a contiguous non-capitalist hegemonic power. Although neither party fully achieved all of the goals that each pursued during the negotiations of the fcma , it nevertheless became a treaty that was heralded by both parties as a

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review

fully trust Russia as the hegemonic power. Thus, all of the states of the fsu found themselves faced with a situation of Russian hegemonic dominance with a high level of mistrust of the regional hegemon. Therefore they had to choose whether or not they were willing to cooperate with Russia

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review

’s version of the bill a decade later. 55 
 On the face of things, the struggle over the Personal Status Law was but a minor incident in a turbulent decade; however, it does attest to the limits of the hegemonic power. The ruling elite were forced to rely on al-Azhar for support and legitimation. In this

In: Die Welt des Islams