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Is the decline of the West reversible?

Fraser, Maurice (2010) Is the decline of the West reversible? European View, 9 (2). pp. 149-156. ISSN 1781-6858

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Identification Number: 10.1007/s12290-010-0128-0

Abstract

The decline of the West, as pervasive as the argument may be, is not inevitable but is rather a product of the West’s own doing. The West, wracked with guilt over the legacy of colonialism and the alleged exploitation of ‘the Other’, has abdicated its leading role in geopolitics. However, this trend is reversible and it requires a concerted effort from those countries labelled ‘the West’ to find new ways to renew its unity and legitimacy.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/political+...
Additional Information: © 2010 Centre for European Studies
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CB History of civilization
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2011 11:09
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2011 11:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/33943

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