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  Hegemony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hegemony (pronounced he'jem.ə.ni or hə'dʒɛ.mə.ni) (greek:ηγεμονία) is the dominance of one group over other groups, with or without the threat of force, to the extent that, for instance, the dominant party can dictate the terms of trade to its advantage; more broadly, cultural perspectives become skewed to favor the dominant group.
Hegemony results in the empowerment of certain cultural beliefs, values, and practices to the submersion and partial exclusion of others.
Hegemony influences the perspective of mainstream history, as history is written by the victors for a sympathetic readership.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hegemony   (1464 words)

 Hegemony: Methods and Hypotheses
Hegemony therefore stands in a free relation to class determination; it provides the required closure between the hegemonic group and the state, while at the same time undoes itself continually under the pressure exerted by other groups, organized along lines of popular solidarity.
Secondly, his conception of hegemony as cement between civil society and ideology (with the eventual "total" expansion of "civil society" into the sphere of "political society") is not at a remove from the contemporary theorizations of the corporatist state.
Hegemony emerges therefore as a complex notion, underwritten by different direction of thought, whether to the right or to the left (insofar as we can make a distinction by using classical political theory categorizations), with a remarkable past and a strong impact on contemporary theorization of the political.
reconstruction.eserver.org /022/hegemony.htm   (6003 words)

Hegemony, therefore, is a process by which "educative pressure [is] applied to single individuals so as to obtain their consent and their collaboration, turning necessity and coercion into 'freedom'.
Hegemony constitutes lived experience, "a sense of reality for most people in the society, a sense of absolute because experienced reality beyond which it is very difficult for most members of the society to move, in most areas of their lives" (100).
Hegemony is not necessarily total – "It is misleading, as a general method, to reduce all political and cultural initiatives and contributions to the terms of the hegemony."
www.english.emory.edu /Bahri/hegemony.html   (2186 words)

 www.theory.org.uk Resources: Antonio Gramsci
It is said that the concept of hegemony (gegemoniya) was first used as part of a slogan of the Russian Social-Democratic movement from 1890 to 1917.
From a "Gramscian" perspective, the mass media have to be interpreted as an instrument to spread and reinforce the dominant hegemony...
Hegemony operates culturally and ideologically through the institutions of civil society which characterises mature liberal-democratic, capitalist societies.
www.theory.org.uk /ctr-gram.htm   (4023 words)

 hidden persuaders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
This hegemony is produced and reproduced through a network of institutions, social relations, and ideas which are outside the direct political sphere.
The widespread popularity of the concept of hegemony is the 1970s and 1980s derived from the western Marxist rehabilitation of the Prison Notebooks of the Italian Communist leader, Antonio Gramsci, who died at the hands of Mussolini's Fascists.
In recent years the word 'hegemony' has come to be used more loosely, in studies of working class youth sub-cultures, the production of television news and the development of state education.
www.caledonia.org.uk /hegemony.htm   (1752 words)

 Cultural hegemony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The analysis of hegemony (or "rule") was formulated by Antonio Gramsci to explain why predicted communist revolutions had not occurred where they were most expected, in industrialized Europe.
In social science the application of the concept of hegemony in the examination of major discourses (as by Michel Foucault) has become an important aspect of sociology, political science, anthropology, and other cultural studies.
Critics of the concept of "cultural hegemony" have noted that it tends to imply a false consciousness of the working class, which suggests that the masses of people are gullible and easily manipulated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cultural_hegemony   (1003 words)

 Hegemony In Gramsci's Original Prison Notebooks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
They are the levels of force and of consent, authority and hegemony, violence and civilisation, of the individual moment and of the propaganda, of tactics and of strategy, etc....
Gramsci: "Undoubtedly the fact of hegemony presupposes that account be taken of the interests and the tendencies of the groups over which hegemony is to be exercised, and that a certain compromise equilibrium should be formed - in other words, that the leading group should make sacrifices of an economic- corporate kind.
Hegemony is exercised with respect to class allies, and force or coercion in respect to class enemies.
socserv2.mcmaster.ca /soc/courses/soc2r3/gramsci/gramheg.htm   (1934 words)

 Marian Hegemony
The capital of the Marian Hegemony, Alphard is the center of a government formed along the ancient Roman precepts from Terra.
Slavery is not uncommon in the Periphery, though the Hegemony is one of the largest states to condone it.
Sean claims he made this symbolic change to represent the Hegemony's growth into a true interstellar power, though some among the Senate believe that the Caesar intends for the title change to be more than cosmetic and that he will eventually try to exercise power beyond the current parameters of his station.
users.anet.com /~cplkagan/periphery/marianhegemony.html   (4615 words)

 On Hegemony
The importance of hegemony is tied to the rediscovery of the "Prison Notebooks" of the Italian Marxist scholar Antonio Gramsci (1892-1937).
Importantly Gramsci showed how subtle the process of imposing hegemony worked, and that its effectiveness is in getting individuals to actively support a system which does not act in their own best interests.
'Hegemony' -- the willing acceptance of one social group's dominance and control by another and the dominating group's main vehicle of control -- can be seen in terms of the more complex view of social structure, elaborated for the analysis of popular culture, developed in recent years within the Gramscian tradition.
www.vanderbilt.edu /AnS/Anthro/Anth101/on_hegemony.htm   (730 words)

 Hegemony FAQ
Though it enjoys roleplaying elements, Hegemony is at heart a strategy game where you must manage resources and carefully stage attacks in order to emerge victorious.
A: Hegemony is a java-based game that allows for slow real-time movements over a three-week period.
Hegemony is supplemented by the Abode Chat Theatre, a locale for interaction, roleplaying, and diplomacy that builds on the consensual social systems that are a part of Castle Marrach and other Skotos games.
hegemony.skotos.net /faq.shtml   (587 words)

The new hegemony is anchored in the world's largest economy which keeps growing, in an unprecedented military superiority and leadership in global information technology.
The difference is that the post-cold war hegemony is more fierce and potentially more ruinous, yet seemingly gentle because it is couched in benevolent terms.
In their quest for military ascendancy and globalized hegemony, some have even found a rationale in the Federalist Papers, which served as the basis for the American constitutional union against those who preferred a looser confederation.
www.umassd.edu /specialprograms/mideastaffairs/global1.htm   (2203 words)

 3.4 Hegemony
Bates, Thomas R. Gramsci and the theory of hegemony.
From the periphery of modernity: Antonio Gramsci’s theory of subordination and hegemony.
Warner, William B. The elevation of the novel in England: Hegemony and literary history.
themargins.net /fps/csbib/3.04hegemony.htm   (159 words)

 hegemony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Rather was he interested in the slow, subtle, almost invisible penetration of the moral and intellectual beliefs of the upper class into the minds of the classes below and their acceptance of those ideas, often against their own interests.
Hegemony is unavoidable for Marxism; it is either a strong reinforcement of Marx’s theories or a contradiction of them.
There is the hegemony, up to recent times, in the USA of WASPs - white Anglo-Saxon protestants.
www.history-ontheweb.co.uk /concepts/hegemony23.htm   (982 words)

 Posthegemony: substitution
It is true that these disavowals conserve some remainder of what has gone, but analysis must move beyond the mere examination of such symptoms.
Above all, populism presents us with hegemony instead of any other conception of politics, and the state's expansiveness as though it were cultural subversion or a flourishing civility.
So long, therefore, as political analysis remains confined to the theory of hegemony, as is contemporary cultural studies, it will remain confined to a logic of populism unable either to differentiate itself from the populism of the right or even to recognize and so criticize the transformations and substitutions that populism demands and entails.
posthegemony.blogspot.com /2005/12/substitution.html   (533 words)

 Marxist Media Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Gramsci used the term hegemony to denote the predominance of one social class over others (e.g.
This represents not only political and economic control, but also the ability of the dominant class to project its own way of seeing the world so that those who are subordinated by it accept it as 'common sense' and 'natural'.
Gramsci's stance involved a rejection of economism since it saw a struggle for ideological hegemony as a primary factor in radical change.
www.aber.ac.uk /media/Documents/marxism/marxism10.html   (266 words)

 Amazon.com: After Hegemony: Books: Robert O. Keohane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Hegemony is a popular buzz word in international politics these days.
On the other hand, Keohane also basically argues that 'although hegemony can facilitate cooperation, it is neither a necessary nor a sufficient condition for it...hegemony is less important for the continuation of cooperation, once after began, than for its creation'.In this respect, he differentiates hegemon's role in creation of international regimes from their maintenance.
His book "After Hegemony", written in 1984, is considered to be the iniciator of the neoliberal institutionalist school of IR.
www.amazon.com /After-Hegemony-Robert-O-Keohane/dp/0691022283   (1411 words)

 Hegemony: Philip of Macedon
Conquer the ancient Greek world in "Hegemony: Philip of Macedon", the latest PC game from Longbow Digital Arts.
"Hegemony: Philip of Macedon" is a 3D Real Time Strategy wargame set during the reign of Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great.
Although the basic pattern of gameplay is to build, expand and dominate, most of the states conquered must be carefully subjugated rather than destroyed, as you'll need their resources and support for the invasion of the Persian Empire.
www.ldagames.com /hegemony   (306 words)

 Hegemony eBooks - Jonathan Joseph - Visit eBookMall Today!
Hegemony: A Realist Analysis is a new and original approach to this important concept.
The move away from purely intersubjective and culturalist readings of the concept are reinforced with studies of its objectivity, its relation to ideology and concepts of time and space, and most importantly, its role in the process of social reproduction and transformation.
Hegemony employs critical realist philosophy in an explanatory way to help clarify the concept of hegemony and its relation to societal processes.
www.ebookmall.com /ebooks/hegemony-joseph-ebooks.htm   (306 words)

 Hegemony - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Hegemony, in international politics, dominance of one state over a group of other states.
Middle East : Islamic Period : Turkish and Iranian Hegemony
Beginning in the 10th century, the Middle East was invaded by Turks from Central Asia.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Hegemony.html   (133 words)

 American Hegemony - A Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Hegemony : 1898 > 1945 > 1953 > 1961 > 1963 > 1969 > 1974 > 1977 > 1981 > 1989 > 1993 > 2001
So far as Soviet involvement is concerned Ilya Gaiduk argues that Russia was partly responsible for the war due to their lack of actual involvement, however that works.
In return the USG supplied massive arms shipments to the Ethiopian monarch who was engaged in suppressing resistance movements in Eritrea, where Muslim groups opposed Ethiopian hegemony over the region.
www.flagrancy.net /timeline.html   (12731 words)

 The Human Cost of Hegemony - by Andrew Young
Rather than arrogantly pursuing hegemony, America should work to roll back a global presence that incites hatred; it would be prudent to start by pulling troops out of the 120 countries where America maintains a military presence.
However, it should come as no surprise that George W. Bush believes America must respond to 9/11 by "benevolently" controlling others; he thinks of his own countrymen as 10-year-old children who must be guided.
The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary defines hegemony as "preponderant influence or authority over others." Iraqis speak four languages, and many different ethnic groups reside there; they differ drastically from each other, even more so than they differ from Americans.
www.antiwar.com /orig/young.php?articleid=4024   (597 words)

 Posthegemony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
We are already beyond hegemony, and whatever else radicalism might be, surely it does not involve rescuing liberalism, whether in its purer, idealist, form or in its corrupt, democratizing, incarnations.
The so-called Lacanians (because in fact they are Laclauians through and through) run through the same old moves about hegemony, constitutive outsides, tendentially empty signifiers, non-coincidence of desire, and the like.
The so-called Deleuzians are, however, on the whole even worse, as they attempt to shoe-horn Deleuze within the framework of "radical democracy," as bidden by the collection's editors.
posthegemony.blogspot.com   (4936 words)

 Hegemony of Rodcet Nife @ www.ezboard.com
Please visit Hegemony's web site for more information about our guild.
A place for Hegemony's members and new recruits to discuss guild issues and events.
A Forum for Hegemony's Class Leaders to discuss their activities and goals.
p211.ezboard.com /bhegemony   (232 words)

In contrast to traditional democratic theory, which holds that the social order is based on public consensus, ideological hegemony argues that the social, political and economic institutions of this society serve a relatively small group at the expense of the majority of citizens.
Ideological hegemony theory suggests that it is not consent, but compliance, that is fostered in the schools,a nd that both the organization and the curriculum of schools are responsible for this compliance.
While schools contribute to functional and cultural literacy of the citizenry, they also obstruct democratic tendencies by socializing students to be uncritical followers in a social order where major decisions are made by an elite few.
people.uncw.edu /sherrilld/edn200/Hegemony.htm   (598 words)

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