Hegemony

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Hegemony: A Hegemony is an interstellar political entity, or polity, that is characterized by a very high degree of centralization, strong policies that direct the entire sectors or states, and a strong disregard for local/planetary differences.


Please see the following AAB articles for related Library Data:


Description / Specifications[edit]

As a generality, the members of a Hegemony have less freedom than almost any other type of a governmental power structure except an Empire.

The dominant state in a Hegemony is called the Hegemon.

The dominated states in a Hegemony are known by a variety of names including:

  • Client states
  • Colonies
  • Dependent states
  • Occupied states (Under military adminstration)
  • Puppet states
  • Vassal states

Other Hegemonic Terms[edit]

Hegemonies are sometimes known as:

  • Abeyances
  • Autocracies
  • Ascendacy
  • Brotherhood
  • Cabinet
  • Central Committee
  • Chiefdom
  • Children of
  • Codex
  • Colonies
  • Conglomerates
  • Corporate States
  • Defense
  • Defense Front
  • Demesnes
  • Dependencies
  • Diaspora
  • Dictatorships
  • Directorate
  • Ecumene
  • Emirates
  • Fief
  • Hammers of
  • Hegemony
  • Heliades
  • Holdfast
  • Holdings
  • Knights of
  • Lords of
  • Magistracy
  • Nadirs
  • Oligarchies
  • Order
  • Palatinate
  • Police States
  • Primacies
  • Primarchics
  • Proctectorates
  • Progress
  • Provinces
  • Providences
  • Reaches
  • Redoubt
  • Shields of
  • Sodality
  • Sons of
  • Spheres
  • Subjugates
  • Suzerainties
  • Swords of
  • Technate
  • Technocracies
  • Theocracies
  • TED's or (Technologically Elevated Dictatorships).
  • Trade Guild
  • Unified Legislature
  • Viceroyalty

Like all governments, sometimes the political terms in a polity's name may be misleading. Governments using this term in their name may actually vary greatly from the standard and accepted definition of the term.

Most Megacorporations use a hegemonic form of governance. They are sometimes called "corporate technocracies."

Five Most Common Power Structures[edit]

An Hegemony is one of the five most common power structures found in governance:

Please see Government for more information.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

No information yet available.

Hegemony (Government) Representative Examples[edit]

Corporate Hegemonies (Hegemon):[edit]

(Standard) Hegemonies (Hegemon):[edit]

(Hegemonic) Protectorates (Protector):[edit]

(Hegemonic) Technocracies (CEO):[edit]

(Hegemonic) Theocracies (Supreme Theocrat):[edit]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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