Give an example each of the three kinds of hegemony that are dealt with in the chapter. Do not cite examples that are in the chapter.
After the end of the Cold War there was no serious rival to United States. United States became a hegemony state and the only superpower in the world politics. There are three types of hegemony that are dealt within the chapter.
1. Hegemony as Hard Power – Tenzen was an artist living in Nigeria and was planning to join art and craft academy to give proficiency to her artistic aptitude. But she lost her leg in 2003 missile attack by the US. After she overcame it, she made efforts to achieve and fulfil her dreams if the foreign armies leave her country.
2. Hegemony as Structural Power – Anwar is very good in his studies in the countryside of Middle East Asia and is planning to study subjects from arts stream to accommodate him in different aspects as per requirements. But parents want him to be a master in computers to become a software engineer due to flair for job opportunities in the same.
3. Hegemony as Soft Power – Mayank is a young and energetic man of Melbourne, immigrants from Russia. His father gets upset when he puts on black shirt with white jeans while he goes to church. He justifies that black colour which signifies protest for freedom and white signifies freedom in a peaceful manner.
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Give an example each of the three kinds of hegemony that are dealt with in the chapter. Do not cite examples that are in the chapter.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Which among the following statements about hegemony is incorrect?
a. The word implies the leadership or predominance of one State.
b. It was used to denote the predominance of Athens in the ancient Greece.
c. The country having hegemonic position will possess unchallenged military power.
d. Hegemonic position is fixed. Once a hegemon, always a hegemon.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
What are the constraints on American hegemony today? Which one of these do you expect to get more important in the future?NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Match the following:
i. Operation Infinite Reach
ii. Operation Enduring Freedom
iii. Operation Desert Storm
iv. Operation Iraqi Freedom
a. War against Al-Qaeda and Taliban
b. Coalition of the willing
c. Missile attack in Sudan
d. First Gulf WarNCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Which among the following statements is wrong with regard to ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’?
a. More than forty countries joined in the US-led coalition of the willing to invade Iraq.
b. The reason given for invading Iraq was to prevent it from developing weapons of mass destruction.
c. The action was taken with the prior approval of the UN.
d. The US-led coalition did not face major resistance from Iraqi forcesNCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Read the three extracts in the chapter from the Lok Sabha debate on the Indo-US deal. Develop any one of these into a full speech defending a certain position on Indo-US relations.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
Which among the following statements is wrong about the contemporary world order?
a. There is an absence of world government, which could regulate the State’s behaviour.
b. The US is the predominant player in world affairs.
c. States are using force against one another.
d. States, which violate international law, are severely punished by the UN.NCERT - Contemporary World Politics
In what three ways did the collapse of the Soviet Union affect the world politics? Explain.Political Science - Board Papers
Examine the U.S. hegemony as a structural power.Political Science - Board Papers