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Unravelling power and hegemony: Towards a differentiated approach

Topics: POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS |
Both power and hegemony are often defined one-sidedly in terms of a particular theoretical approach. Rather than revisiting these inter-theoretical debates, this paper approaches power and hegemony through two...

Terrorism and counterterrorism in the EU

This report provides an overview of the European Union’s (EU’s) counterterrorism strategy before and after the 9/11 attacks, which marked a major shift in prioritising counterterrorism in the EU’s...

The EU and hegemony: The new medievalism revisited

Topics: POLICIES AND INSTITUTIONS |
The European Union represents one of the most articulated and ambitious attempts to construct an international order that explicitly rejects power politics and hegemony as organising principles. Its unique...

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Chinese investment in Africa: New model for economic development or business as usual?

As China’s trade relations with other world powers continue to attract attention, African leaders have...

Macroeconomic policies for inclusive growth in Southern countries

The idea of this project is to analyse what kind of macroeconomic policy is most...

On the power of improvisation

Hegemony is a form of domination, whether by consent or by force and whether by...

Unravelling power and hegemony: Towards a differentiated approach

Both power and hegemony are often defined one-sidedly in terms of a particular theoretical approach....

Social movements and organised labour: Passions and interests

We are living in times of crisis. Contrary to past events of that type which...

Research projects on New Economic Models

Beyond GDP: Alternative measures of economic and social progress

Dr Vladimir Yakunin opened the roundtable by explaining that in 2009 the World Public Forum...

Communicating ‘cyber capitalism with Chinese characteristics’

As with many characteristics of China, whether political or economic, the Chinese internet has distinctive...

Failure of economics? Or the failure of (some) economists?

It is widely known that economists failed to predict the Great Recession of 2008-09. It...

Why do some countries have more billionaires than others?

This paper will also appear as an Investment Migration Council (IMC) Working Paper The Forbes magazine...

Measuring the progress of societies: Alternatives to GDP 

During the 1990s under the Washington Consensus, ways of measuring different dimensions of society began...

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