The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

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  • Copyright: 2011-08-02
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, now even more relevant in the post-September 11 world.

Author Biography

Samuel P. Huntington was the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University and chairman of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He was previously director of security planning for the National Security Council in the Carter administration, the founder and coeditor of Foreign Policy, and president of the American Political Science Association. Mr. Huntington died in 2008.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations: Tables, Figures, Mapsp. 11
Prefacep. 13
A World of Civilizations
The New Era in World Politicsp. 19
Introduction: Flags and Cultural Identityp. 19
A Multipolar, Multicivilizational Worldp. 21
Other Worlds?p. 29
Comparing Worlds: Realism, Parsimony, and Predictionsp. 36
Civilizations in History and Todayp. 40
The Nature of Civilizationsp. 40
Relations Among Civilizationsp. 48
A Universal Civilization? Modernization and Westernizationp. 56
Universal Civilization: Meaningsp. 56
Universal Civilization: Sourcesp. 66
The West and Modernizationp. 68
Responses to the West and Modernizationp. 72
The Shifting Balance of Civilizations
The Fading of the West: Power, Culture, and Indigenizationp. 81
Western Power: Dominance and Declinep. 81
Indigenization: The Resurgence of Non-Western Culturesp. 91
La Revanche De Dieup. 95
Economics, Demography, and the Challenger Civilizationsp. 102
The Asian Affirmationp. 103
The Islamic Resurgencep. 109
Changing Challengesp. 120
The Emerging Order of Civilizations
The Cultural Reconfiguration of Global Politicsp. 125
Groping for Groupings: The Politics of Identityp. 125
Culture and Economic Cooperationp. 130
The Structure of Civilizationsp. 135
Corn Countries: The Failure of Civilization Shiftingp. 139
Core States, Concentric Circles, and Civilizational Orderp. 155
Civilizations And Orderp. 155
Bounding the Westp. 157
Russia and Its Near Abroadp. 163
Greater China and Its Co-Prosperity Spherep. 168
Islam: Consciousness Without Cohesionp. 174
Clashes of Civilizations
The West and the Rest: Intercivilizational Issuesp. 183
Western Universalismp. 183
Weapons Proliferationp. 186
Human Rights and Democracyp. 192
Immigrationp. 198
The Global Politics of Civilizationsp. 207
Core State and Fault Line Conflictsp. 207
Islam and the Westp. 209
Asia, China, and Americap. 218
Civilizations and Core States: Emerging Alignmentsp. 238
Form Transition Wars to Fault Line Warsp. 246
Transition Wars: Afghanistan and the Gulfp. 246
Characteristics of Fault Line Warsp. 252
Incidence: Islam's Bloody Bordersp. 254
Causes: History, Demography, Politicsp. 259
The Dynamics of Fault Line Warsp. 266
Identity: The Rise of Civilization Consciousnessp. 266
Civilization Rallying: Kin Countries and Diasporasp. 272
Halting Fault Line Warsp. 291
The Future of Civilizations
The West, Civilizations, and Civilizationp. 301
The Renewal of the West?p. 301
The West in the Worldp. 308
Civilizational War and Orderp. 312
The Commonalities of Civilizationp. 318
Notesp. 323
Indexp. 353
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