Problem

Super-power chauvinism

Other Names:
Super-power exclusiveness
Super-power arrogance
Nature:
The policies of super power chauvinism are aimed at enslaving other ('lesser power') nations; discriminating against them in economic, political, and cultural fields; or denying their independence. Super power chauvinism, like chauvinism in general, tends to kindle hatred and enmity between peoples, and persecutes and harasses persons of different nationalities.
Incidence:
Modern day examples of super power chauvinism are American intervention in Vietnam and the former Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Nation state
Change
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET