The Clash of Civilizations is a hypothesis that people’s cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. The American political scientist Samuel P. Huntington argued that future. Samuel Huntington argues in his landmark essay that after the Cold War, conflicts over cultural and religious identity will dominate global politics. ¿Choque de civilizaciones? (pp. ). Samuel P. Huntington. https://www. Read Online · Download PDF; Save; Cite this Item · xml.

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According to Berman, conflict arises because of philosophical beliefs various groups share or do not shareregardless of cultural or religious identity. However, Kitsikis establishes an integrated civilization comprising these two peoples along with those belonging to the less dominant religions of Shia IslamAlevismand Judaism. Cultures in world affairs. Tecnos; Translation edition May 1 Language: Huntington argues that the Islamic civilization has experienced a massive population explosion which is fueling instability both on the borders of Islam and in its interior, where fundamentalist movements are becoming increasingly popular.

Clash of Civilizations

In Huntington’s view, intercivilizational conflict manifests itself in two forms: Samuel Philllips Huntington was prophetic about our world, in this books. The Clash of Civilizations and International Conflict. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Mexico and Russia are also considered to be torn by Huntington.

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Samuel Huntington

Specifically, he believes that China’s goals are to reassert itself as the regional hegemonand that other countries in the region will ‘bandwagon’ with China due to the history of hierarchical command structures implicit in the Confucian Sinic civilization, as opposed to civipizaciones individualism and pluralism valued in the West.

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About 1, years of Islamic hujtington shows another thing. When the books claims something like this: In the Intermediate Region, therefore, one cannot speak of a civilizational clash or external conflict, but rather an internal conflict, not for cultural domination, but for political succession. Journal of Peace Research. Oxford University Press; Huntington laa that the trends of global conflict after the end of the Cold War are increasingly appearing at these civilizational divisions.


Specifically, Francis Fukuyama argued that the world had reached the ‘ end of history ‘ in a Hegelian sense.

Hestia,pp. Huntington sees Islamic civilization as a potential ally to China, both having more revisionist goals and sharing common conflicts with other civilizations, especially the West. Perhaps the most controversial statement Huntington made in the Foreign Affairs article was that “Islam has bloody borders”. Public lecture delivered at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, 19 Octoberpublished in: These critics [ who?

A Study in the Clash of Civilizations p. The Challenges to America’s National Identity More recent factors contributing to a Western—Islamic clash, Huntington wrote, are the Islamic Resurgence and demographic explosion in Islam, coupled with the values of Western universalism—that is, the view that all civilizations should adopt Western values—that infuriate Islamic fundamentalists.

In recent years, the theory of Dialogue Among Civilizationsa response to Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations, has become the center of some international attention. He argues there is no “Islamic civilization” nor a “Western civilization”, and that the evidence for a civilization clash is not convincing, especially when considering relationships such as that between the United States and Saudi Arabia.

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Huntington also believes that some of the factors contributing to this conflict are that both Christianity upon which Western civilization is based and Islam are:. More than 10 years ago, I bought and read this good book in a Brazilian ediction, translated to the Portuguese language, here in Brazil. Specifically, he pas common Chinese and Islamic interests in e areas of weapons proliferation, human rights, and democracy that conflict with those of the West, and feels that these are areas in which the two civilizations will cooperate.

In addition, he cites the fact that many Islamic extremists spent a significant amount of time living or studying in the Western world.

Russia, for example, clashes with the many Muslim ethnic groups on its southern border such as Chechnya but—according to Huntington—cooperates with Iran to avoid further Muslim-Orthodox violence in Southern Russia, and to help continue the flow of oil. Preconditions for a Fundamental Dialogue. All these historical and modern factors combined, Huntington wrote briefly in his Foreign Affairs article and in much more detail in his book, would lead to a bloody clash between the Islamic and Western civilizations.


It was proposed in a lecture [1] at the American Enterprise Institutewhich was then developed in a Foreign Affairs article titled “The Clash of Civilizations? Lechner FJ, Boli J, editors.

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March 29, – Published on Amazon. Some theorists and writers argued that human rightsliberal democracyand samuek capitalist free market economy had become the only remaining ideological alternative for nations in the post-Cold War world.

The American political scientist Samuel P. From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map. Edward Said issued a response to Huntington’s thesis in his article, ” The Hhuntington of Ignorance “. CS1 French-language lass fr Webarchive template wayback links All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles with weasel words from October All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from November choqhe El resultado es esta edicion, en la que las tesis del famoso politologo estadounidense aparecen expuestas con toda su carga polemica, y a la vez son analizados sus aciertos y omisiones para permitir al lector obtener sus propias conclusiones.

Huntington argues that a ” Sino-Islamic connection ” is emerging in which China will cooperate more closely with IranPakistan, and other states to augment its international position.

Concerning this region, Huntington departs from Kitsikis contending that a civilizational fault line choquue between the two dominant yet differing religions Eastern Orthodoxy and Sunni Islamhence a dynamic of external conflict.

These conflicts may result from a number of causes, such as: Huntington sees the West as reluctant to accept this because it built the international system, wrote its laws, and gave it substance in the form of the United Nations.