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Can Liberalism Reform Through Honesty?: Meditations on What the SubAltern/Hegemonic Theory Offers for Understanding the Problems of International Diplomacy and Law

In Mohammed Ayoob’s chapter on “Making Sense of Global Tensions” in Towards the Dignity of Difference? Neither End of History nor Clash of Civilizations, the author offers a structural theory of international relations that defines nations as either subaltern or hegemonic, depending on their level of development, nationhood and a number of other definitive variables. 1,277 more words

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While walking past a group of people, I overhead a debate between two people on how the other cannot judge or understand someone else’s experience because they are not the same race or gender. 436 more words

A quick bit about Hegemony and the Definition of Subaltern

In one of my classes (Comm 260: Identity and Difference) we’re talking about some complicated theoretical stuff. Specifically the concepts of hegemony and subaltern. So for an assignment for that class, I need to try and explain what I think those two definitions are here, so here we go! 482 more words