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The end of history and the unipolar moment

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The end of history and the unipolar moment: making sense of the post-cold war era 1990 – important break in world history The end of history or new world disorder? o Francis Fukuyama’s thesis: the triumph of liberal democracy & capitalism Process of competing ideologies (history) in 1990 history had come to an end with the triumph of one ideology liberal democracy and capitalism over communism and facisim – there is no ism left, no ideology left that can provide a blueprint that can negotiate other than liberal democracy. This one system would continue to triumph. It can be adapted – universal. An attempt to make sense of where history may be leading Criticized for assessment of liberalism and capitalism o The end of the Cold War rules and new world disorders New world order marked by prosperity, international law, spread of liberal democracy, expansion of human rights but many of the forces that had placed limits on nation states could do during the cold war, fell away so
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