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LC control no.sh2004014028
LC classificationJZ1312 International relations
Topical headingHegemony
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See alsoPolitical science
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Unipolarity (International relations)
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Found inWork cat.: 2004023320: Bailin, A. From traditional to group hegemony, 2005: ECIP galley (author builds on hegemonic stability theory and other theoretical frameworks to propose new theory of world politics called group hegemony)
Evans, G. The dictionary of world politics, 1990 (hegemony: term used for some time in internatl. politics; now used in political economy in connection with hegemonial stability theory; hegemony is concept meaning primacy or leadership; in an internatl. system this leadership would be exercised by a "hegemon," a state possessing sufficient capability to fulfil this role)
Encyclopedia of political economy, 2001 (hegemony: concept associated with political theory and the works of Antonio Gramsci; frequently means the subordination of one group by another without the direct threat of violence; most commonly deemed to exist in the world economy when one state predominates; term used by Gramsci in cultural sense to connote complex of ideas used by social groups to assert their legitimacy and authority)
Roberts, G.K. A dictionary of political analysis, 1971 (hegemony: predominance of one unit within a group of such units; in politics, the dominant position of one province in a federation, or of one state in a confederation, or of one person in a committee or other body)
Scruton, R. A dictionary of political thought, c1982 (hegemony: used since last century to denote influence of one state over others; hence "hegemonism," the politics of powers that cow neighbours and dependants into submission; now used in sense given to it by Gramsci, denoting ascendancy of a class in economic, social, political, and ideological spheres, and its ability to persuade other classes to see the world in terms favourable to its own ascendancy)