eas240hw5 - Study Guide for January 29: 1. Kenichi Ohmae...

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Study Guide for January 29: 1. Kenichi Ohmae (who we read for January 22 th ‘s class) believes nation states are losing their significance as important actors? Does Samuel Huntington agree? What does he say were the two biggest sources of conflict before and during the Cold War? What does he think they will be in the future? No, he thinks they are the most powerful actors in world affair. Conflict arose from conflict of nations which in turn lead to conflict in ideology. After the cold war, it became West and non-Western civilizations interacting. Non-west joined west to become shapers of history. 2. How many civilizations does Huntington think there are? Which are they? A civilization is a cultural entity. Typically are groups of nation states or villages that share common culture and relate to one another. There are 21 major civilizations, and 6 of them exist in the contemporary world. Western, Confucian, Japanese, Islamic, Hindu, Slavic- Orthodox, Latin American, and possibly African. 3.
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