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Uses and Abuses of Hegemony: Socialisation of Democratic Norms in Post-War Germany and Post-War Iraq

  title={Uses and Abuses of Hegemony: Socialisation of Democratic Norms in Post-War Germany and Post-War Iraq},
  author={Trine Flockhart},
The article investigates to what extent a position of hegemony is useful for the socialisation of norms in a domestic setting, in this case the democratisation of post-war Germany and post-war Iraq. By utilising a theoretical model called ‘Complex Socialisation’ which emphasises self- and other categorisation processes as the key independent variable at both the state/elite and nation/people level, and by distinguishing between hegemony based on coercion and hegemony based on consent, the… 
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