Decentring the West: The Idea of Democracy and the Struggle for Hegemony

Decentring the West: The Idea of Democracy and the Struggle for Hegemony

by Viatcheslav Morozov

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ISBN-13: 9781409474647
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 04/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

Viatcheslav Morozov is Professor of EU-Russia Studies, University of Tartu. His previous publications include Market Democracy in Post-Communist Russia, co-edited in English with M. Lane Bruner, and Russia and Others: Identity and Boundaries of a Political Community published in Russian.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: locating international democracy, Viatcheslav Morozov; Taking democracy seriously, Artemy Magun; Russia and ‘international democracy’: unlocking the concept, Andrei Makarychev; Modelling democracy; Western hegemony, Turkey and the Middle East, Bahar Rumelili; The regional and the universal: the new democratic discourses in the Russian Federation and Latin America, Elena Pavlova; Democracy and counter-hegemony in Latin America: the cases of Bolivia and Venezuela, João Marcelo E. Maia and Maurício Santoro; Brazil and South-South relations: alternative settings of leadership and institutionalization, Cristina Soreanu Pecequilo; Harmonious democracy: China’s quest for stability and justice, Alexander V. Lomanov; Decentring the West from within: Estonian discourses on Russian democracy, Maria Mälksoo; Disputed democratic identities: the case of Danish-Swedish discord, Pertti Joenniemi; Conclusion: the contingency of politics and the internationalization of democracy, Viatcheslav Morozov; Index.


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