From 'Theories of Hegemony' to 'Hegemony Analysis' in International Relations

Antoniades, Andreas (2008) From 'Theories of Hegemony' to 'Hegemony Analysis' in International Relations. In: 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), March 26 - March 30, 2008, San Francisco, USA.

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The paper deals with the phenomenon of hegemony in International Relations theory and practice. First, it develops a cartography of the existing approaches to hegemony in IR. Second, it discusses and evaluates two significant attempts to create a comprehensive framework for studying hegemony in world politics; that is, 'agential approaches' and 'critical realist approaches'. The third section discusses the limitations of these two approaches, and proposes a new comprehensive framework for analysing the phenomenon of hegemony in IR. Rather than using agents and/or structures as its starting point, the proposed framework suggests approaching hegemony as a phenomenon of movement of power.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: hegemony, International Relations, coercion, structuralism, critical realism
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > International Relations
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JC Political theory. The state. Theories of the state
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Depositing User: Andreas Antoniades
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2009
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2015 15:24
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