Hegemony, Institutionalism and US Foreign Policy: theory and practice in comparative historical perspective
UNSPECIFIED. (2005) Hegemony, Institutionalism and US Foreign Policy: theory and practice in comparative historical perspective. THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY, 26 (7). pp. 1173-1188. ISSN 0143-6597Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436590500235777
This paper explores the theoretical and policy implications of contemporary American hegemony. A key argument is that the development of US hegemony generally, and the distinctive turn in US foreign policy that has occurred in the wake of 11 September in particular, can best be understood by placing recent events in a comparative and historical framework. The immediate post-World War II order laid the foundations of a highly institutionalised multilateral system that provided key benefits for a number of countries while simultaneously constraining and enhancing US power. An historical reading of US hegemony suggests that its recent unilateralism is undermining the foundations of its power and influence.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Journal or Publication Title:||THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY|
|Publisher:||ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD|
|Number of Pages:||16|
|Page Range:||pp. 1173-1188|
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