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Dynamics of contention

Dynamics of contention

Author: Doug McAdam; Sidney Tarrow; Charles Tilly
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge studies in contentious politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

In recent decades the study of social movements, revolution, democratization and other forms of non-routine politics has flourished. Yet theory and research on the topic remains fragmented. The first  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doug McAdam; Sidney Tarrow; Charles Tilly
ISBN: 0521011876 9780521011877 0521805880 9780521805889
OCLC Number: 613193927
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 349 - 370.
Description: XXI, 387 Seiten.
Contents: Part I. What's the Problem?: 1. What are they shouting about; 2. Lineaments of contention; 3. Comparisons, mechanisms, and episodes; Part II. Tentative Solutions: 4. Mobilizations in comparative perspective; 5. Contentious action; 6. Transformations of contention; Part III. Applications and Conclusions: 7. Revolutionary trajectories; 8. Nationalism, national disintegration, and contention; 9. Contentious democratization; 10. Conclusions.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in contentious politics
Responsibility: Douglas McAdam ; Sidney Tarrow ; Charles Tilly.


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