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Unformatted text preview: DIASPORA: A term used to characterize the spatial dispersion of a previously homogenized group NATION_STATE: The ideal form consisting of a homogeneous group of people governed by their own state LEADERSHIP CYCLES: Periods of international power established by individual states through economic, political, and military competition. HEGEMONY: Refers to domination over the world-system, exercised by one national state in a particular state in a particular historic epoch NEO-COLONIALISM: Refers to economic and political strategies by which world powers or powerful states in core economies indirectly maintain or extend their influence over other areas or people...
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- Spring '06