The Mysterious Case of Vanishing Hegemony, or, Is Mark Twain Really Dead?
Has American hegemony greatly declined over recent years? Much of the recent literature on “hegemonic stability” has been devoted to explaining the effects of a decline in American hegemony on the international system since the high point immediately after 1945. In a variant of the theme, scholars have searched for ways in which to maintain an international regime established during that lost hegemony. Others have perceived an ethnocentric bias in some of this angst.1
KeywordsGlobal Community Private Good Power Base Collective Good Military Expenditure
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 15.Giovanni Arrighi, “A Crisis of Hegemony,” in Samir Amin, Giovanni Arrighi, Andre Gunder Frank, and Immanuel Wallerstein, eds., Dynamics of Global Crisis (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1982), 77Google Scholar
- 17.See Bruce Russett and Harvey Starr, World Politics: The Menu for Choice (New York: W. H. Freeman, 1981, 1st edition)Google Scholar
- 19.See Melvin Small and J. David Singer, “The War-Proneness of Democratic Regimes, 1815–1965,” Jerusalem Journal of International Relations 1:1 (1976), 50–69.Google Scholar
- 26.Melvin Small and J. David Singer, Resort to Arms (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1982), 134.Google Scholar
- 30.Robert O. Keohane, “The Demand for International Regimes,” International Organization 36 (Spring 1982), 348.Google Scholar
- 31.Robert Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (New York: Basic Books, 1984).Google Scholar
- 38.Edward R. Tufte, Political Control of the Economy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1980)Google Scholar