The Clash of Civilizations Notes

The Clash of Civilizations Notes - World is becoming a...

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The Clash of Civilizations & Future of Humanity Notes Introduction Hypothetically Huntington believes that “the fundamental source of conflict in this new world will not be primarily ideological…” Models of Conflict (peace) One world: Euphoria and Peace (liberalism) Two worlds: Us and them (east vs. west) 184 States, more or less (realist theory of international relations) Liberalism Francis Fukuyama – The End of History and the Last Man (1989) Fukuyama’s ‘end of history’ thesis History driven by battle between collectivism and individualism Russian revolution Why a Clash or Conflict Differences among civilizations is basuc (History, language, traditions, religions)
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Unformatted text preview: World is becoming a smaller place, with civilizational consciencesness leading to animosity The process of economic modernization and social change is causing separation and division among people Efforts are made to un-secularize the world through a revival of religion in middle class youth Asianism in Japan, Malasiian In some non-western countries de-westernization is taking place; while in some countries American culture is also popularized Cultural differences are hard to compromise Religion also divides people Efforts by the West to promote its value of democracy and liberalism as universal 26/11/2007 14:47:00 26/11/2007 14:47:00...
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