The effect of 2008 economic crise on American hegemony

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Approval Date: 2016

Thesis Language: Turkish




United States of America (USA) is a country that its economic, military and instutitional capability paved the way to its hegemonic leadership in international meaning after the World War II. At the first decade of the post-Soviet Era USA was evaluated as a super power by prominent writers in foreign policy such as Francis Fukuyama and Samuel Huntington. Decreasing economic gravity accompanying with military expansion came out with economic crise in 2008 and revealed that hegemonic leadership of USA is vulnerable now. By the way with its unique position Eurepean Union (EU) and also developing countries such as China, India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa demand more right of audience about World politics. It is with this understanding, for the name of world peace and stability, views should exchange on major international issues such as international trade, economic regulation, migration, terrorism, border security and proliferation of mass-destruct weapons and its root causes. In the context of hegemonic theories, this thesis aims to give an answer enduring struggle among nations in economic, military and instutitional terms. Especially the effect of declining economic capacity after the 2008 Economic Crise on USA`s hegemony is tried to be analyze.