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xiii, 240 pages ; 24 cm.
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JA85 .B463 2013 Unknown
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xi, 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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JN96 .A58 B876 2011 Unknown
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xvi, 326 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Political violence and social movements: an introduction; 2. Escalating policing; 3. Competitive escalation during protest cycles; 4. The activation of militant networks; 5. Organizational compartmentalization; 6. Action militarization; 7. Ideological encapsulation; 8. Militant enclosure; 9. Leaving clandestinity? Reversing mechanisms of engagement; 10. Clandestine political violence: some conclusions.
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Political violence and social movements: an introduction; 2. Escalating policing; 3. Competitive escalation during protest cycles; 4. The activation of militant networks; 5. Organizational compartmentalization; 6. Action militarization; 7. Ideological encapsulation; 8. Militant enclosure; 9. Leaving clandestinity? Reversing mechanisms of engagement; 10. Clandestine political violence: some conclusions.
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JC328.6 .D445 2013 Unknown
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xvii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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JA85 .T37 2013 Unknown
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xiii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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JC491 .C374 2013 Unknown
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xvii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Met any American communists lately? Between 1919 and the late 1950s, the Communist Party of the United States of America (CP-USA) engaged in a wide variety of challenges directed against the U.S. government and its economic system. Because of this, many aspects of the organization became well known to the American public. Indeed, in their day, the names of the organizational leadership (i.e., William Foster, Earl Browder and Eugene Dennis) were as popular as any at the time. Bent on dramatically transforming US political-economic relations, the Party attempted to raise awareness regarding the evils of the American political-economic system and engage in numerous struggles against it. The activities put forth toward these ends were as numerous as they were varied, from editorials to unionization to political campaigns to mass protests"-- Provided by publisher.
"Met any American communists lately? Between 1919 and the late 1950s, the Communist Party of the United States of America (CP-USA) engaged in a wide variety of challenges directed against the U.S. government and its economic system. Because of this, many aspects of the organization became well known to the American public. Indeed, in their day, the names of the organizational leadership (i.e., William Foster, Earl Browder and Eugene Dennis) were as popular as any at the time. Bent on dramatically transforming US political-economic relations, the Party attempted to raise awareness regarding the evils of the American political-economic system and engage in numerous struggles against it. The activities put forth toward these ends were as numerous as they were varied, from editorials to unionization to political campaigns to mass protests"-- Provided by publisher.
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E185.615 .D3837 2015 Unknown
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xx, 424 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The struggle for independence and birth of a nation
  • Colonialism, racism, and modernity
  • Foreigners and nation building
  • Race and the nation-building project
  • Part II. The socialist experiment
  • African socialism : the challenges of nation building
  • Socialism, self-reliance, and foreigners
  • Nationalism, state socialism, and the politics of race
  • Part III. Neoliberalism, global capitalism, and the nation-state
  • Neoliberalism and the transition from state socialism to capitalism
  • Neoliberalism, foreigners, and globalization
  • Neoliberalism, race, and the global economy
  • Conclusion : race, nation, and citizenship in historical and comparative perspective.
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The struggle for independence and birth of a nation
  • Colonialism, racism, and modernity
  • Foreigners and nation building
  • Race and the nation-building project
  • Part II. The socialist experiment
  • African socialism : the challenges of nation building
  • Socialism, self-reliance, and foreigners
  • Nationalism, state socialism, and the politics of race
  • Part III. Neoliberalism, global capitalism, and the nation-state
  • Neoliberalism and the transition from state socialism to capitalism
  • Neoliberalism, foreigners, and globalization
  • Neoliberalism, race, and the global economy
  • Conclusion : race, nation, and citizenship in historical and comparative perspective.
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DT448.2 .A45 2013 Unknown
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xviii, 318 p. ; 25 cm.
  • 1. The inconvenient fact of antineoliberal mobilization-- 2. Contentious politics, contemporary market society, and power-- 3. The argument: explaining episodes of antineoliberal contention in Latin America-- 4. Argentina-- 5. Bolivia-- 6. Ecuador-- 7. Venezuela-- 8. Peru and Chile-- Conclusion.
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At the turn of the twentieth century, a concatenation of diverse social movements arose unexpectedly in Latin America, culminating in massive anti-free market demonstrations. These events ushered in governments in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela that advocated socialization and planning, challenging the consensus over neoliberal hegemony and the weakness of movements to oppose it. Eduardo Silva offers the first comprehensive comparative account of these extraordinary events, arguing that the shift was influenced by favorable political associational space, a reformist orientation to demands, economic crisis, and mechanisms that facilitated horizontal linkages among a wide variety of social movement organizations. His analysis applies Karl Polanyi's theory of the double movement of market society to these events, predicting the dawning of an era more supportive of government intervention in the economy and society.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. The inconvenient fact of antineoliberal mobilization-- 2. Contentious politics, contemporary market society, and power-- 3. The argument: explaining episodes of antineoliberal contention in Latin America-- 4. Argentina-- 5. Bolivia-- 6. Ecuador-- 7. Venezuela-- 8. Peru and Chile-- Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
At the turn of the twentieth century, a concatenation of diverse social movements arose unexpectedly in Latin America, culminating in massive anti-free market demonstrations. These events ushered in governments in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela that advocated socialization and planning, challenging the consensus over neoliberal hegemony and the weakness of movements to oppose it. Eduardo Silva offers the first comprehensive comparative account of these extraordinary events, arguing that the shift was influenced by favorable political associational space, a reformist orientation to demands, economic crisis, and mechanisms that facilitated horizontal linkages among a wide variety of social movement organizations. His analysis applies Karl Polanyi's theory of the double movement of market society to these events, predicting the dawning of an era more supportive of government intervention in the economy and society.
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HC125 .S534 2009 Unknown
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xxii, 383 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • The republican era and the emergence of communist leadership during the anti-Japanese war of resistance
  • The ascent of the vigilante militia : the violent antecedents of Mao's war Communism
  • The onset of collectivization and popular dissatisfaction with Mao's "yellow bomb" road
  • The mandate abandoned : the disaster of the Great Leap Forward
  • Strategies of survival and their elimination in the great leap forward
  • The escape from famine and death
  • Indignation and frustrated retaliation : the politics of disengagement
  • The market comes first : the economics of disengagement and the origins of reform
  • Persistent memories and long-delayed retaliation in the reform era.
  • The republican era and the emergence of communist leadership during the anti-Japanese war of resistance
  • The ascent of the vigilante militia : the violent antecedents of Mao's war Communism
  • The onset of collectivization and popular dissatisfaction with Mao's "yellow bomb" road
  • The mandate abandoned : the disaster of the Great Leap Forward
  • Strategies of survival and their elimination in the great leap forward
  • The escape from famine and death
  • Indignation and frustrated retaliation : the politics of disengagement
  • The market comes first : the economics of disengagement and the origins of reform
  • Persistent memories and long-delayed retaliation in the reform era.
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HC428 .D34 T43 2008 Unknown
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xviii, 190 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The gray zone-- 2. Party politics and everyday life-- 3. Food lootings-- 4. Moreno and La Matanza lootings-- 5. Making sense of collective violence.
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Close to three hundred stores and supermarkets were looted during week-long food riots in Argentina in December 2001. Thirty-four people were reported dead and hundreds were injured. Among the looting crowds, activists from the Peronist party (the main political party in the country) were quite prominent. During the lootings, police officers were conspicuously absent - particularly when small stores were sacked. Through a combination of archival research, statistical analysis, multi-sited fieldwork, and taking heed of the perspective of contentious politics, this book provides the first available analytic description of the origins, course, meanings, and outcomes of the December 2001 wave of lootings in Argentina.
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  • 1. The gray zone-- 2. Party politics and everyday life-- 3. Food lootings-- 4. Moreno and La Matanza lootings-- 5. Making sense of collective violence.
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Close to three hundred stores and supermarkets were looted during week-long food riots in Argentina in December 2001. Thirty-four people were reported dead and hundreds were injured. Among the looting crowds, activists from the Peronist party (the main political party in the country) were quite prominent. During the lootings, police officers were conspicuously absent - particularly when small stores were sacked. Through a combination of archival research, statistical analysis, multi-sited fieldwork, and taking heed of the perspective of contentious politics, this book provides the first available analytic description of the origins, course, meanings, and outcomes of the December 2001 wave of lootings in Argentina.
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HV6485 .A7 A94 2007 Unknown
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xiv, 237 p. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Insurgent groups and the quest for overseas support-- 2. Power, exchange, and marketing-- 3. From ethnic to environmental conflict: Nigeria's Ogoni movement-- 4. The making of an anti-globalization icon: Mexico's Zapatista uprising-- 5. Transnational marketing and world politics.
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How do a few Third World political movements become global causes celebres, while most remain isolated? This book rejects dominant views that needy groups readily gain help from selfless nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Instead, they face a Darwinian struggle for scarce resources where support goes to the savviest, not the neediest. Examining Mexico's Zapatista rebels and Nigeria's Ogoni ethnic group, the book draws critical conclusions about social movements, NGOs, and 'global civil society'.
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  • 1. Insurgent groups and the quest for overseas support-- 2. Power, exchange, and marketing-- 3. From ethnic to environmental conflict: Nigeria's Ogoni movement-- 4. The making of an anti-globalization icon: Mexico's Zapatista uprising-- 5. Transnational marketing and world politics.
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How do a few Third World political movements become global causes celebres, while most remain isolated? This book rejects dominant views that needy groups readily gain help from selfless nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Instead, they face a Darwinian struggle for scarce resources where support goes to the savviest, not the neediest. Examining Mexico's Zapatista rebels and Nigeria's Ogoni ethnic group, the book draws critical conclusions about social movements, NGOs, and 'global civil society'.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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JC328.5 .B63 2005 Unknown
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xx, 250 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • 1. Introduction: informal workers' movements and the state-- 2. Struggling with informality-- 3. The success of competitive populism-- 4. Communism's resistance to change-- 5. Why accommodation leads to minimal gains-- 6. Conclusion: dignifying discontent.
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Since the 1980s, the world's governments have decreased state welfare and thus increased the number of unprotected 'informal' or 'precarious' workers. As a result, more and more workers do not receive secure wages or benefits from either employers or the state. This book offers a fresh and provocative look into the alternative social movements informal workers in India are launching. It also offers a unique analysis of the conditions under which these movements succeed or fail. Drawing from 300 interviews with informal workers, government officials and union leaders, Rina Agarwala argues that Indian informal workers are using their power as voters to demand welfare benefits from the state, rather than demanding traditional work benefits from employers. In addition, they are organizing at the neighborhood level, rather than the shop floor, and appealing to 'citizenship', rather than labor rights.
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  • 1. Introduction: informal workers' movements and the state-- 2. Struggling with informality-- 3. The success of competitive populism-- 4. Communism's resistance to change-- 5. Why accommodation leads to minimal gains-- 6. Conclusion: dignifying discontent.
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Since the 1980s, the world's governments have decreased state welfare and thus increased the number of unprotected 'informal' or 'precarious' workers. As a result, more and more workers do not receive secure wages or benefits from either employers or the state. This book offers a fresh and provocative look into the alternative social movements informal workers in India are launching. It also offers a unique analysis of the conditions under which these movements succeed or fail. Drawing from 300 interviews with informal workers, government officials and union leaders, Rina Agarwala argues that Indian informal workers are using their power as voters to demand welfare benefits from the state, rather than demanding traditional work benefits from employers. In addition, they are organizing at the neighborhood level, rather than the shop floor, and appealing to 'citizenship', rather than labor rights.
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HD8686.5 .A637 2013 Unknown
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xiv, 191 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • 1. A continuum of information: the influence of minority political protest
  • 2. Measuring information in minority protest
  • 3. Viewing minority protest from the Hill: the individual and collective response from Congress
  • 4. Knocking on the president's door: the impact of minority protest on presidential responsiveness
  • 5. Appealing to an unlikely branch: minority political protest and the Supreme Court
  • Conclusion: settling protest dust in a post-racial society.
"This book demonstrates the direct influence that political protest behavior has on Congress, the presidency, and the Supreme Court, illustrating that protest is a form of democratic responsiveness that government officials have used, and continue to draw on, to implement federal policies. Focusing on racial and ethnic minority concerns, this book shows that the context of political protest has served as a signal for political preferences. As pro-minority rights behavior grew and anti-minority rights actions declined, politicians learned from minority protest and responded when they felt emboldened by stronger informational cues stemming from citizens' behavior, a theory referred to as the "information continuum." Given the influence that minority protest actions have wielded over national government, the book offers a powerful implication. Although the shift from protest to politics as a political strategy has opened the door for institutionalized political opportunity, racial and ethnic minorities have neglected a powerful tool to illustrate the inequalities that exist in contemporary society"-- Provided by publisher.
  • 1. A continuum of information: the influence of minority political protest
  • 2. Measuring information in minority protest
  • 3. Viewing minority protest from the Hill: the individual and collective response from Congress
  • 4. Knocking on the president's door: the impact of minority protest on presidential responsiveness
  • 5. Appealing to an unlikely branch: minority political protest and the Supreme Court
  • Conclusion: settling protest dust in a post-racial society.
"This book demonstrates the direct influence that political protest behavior has on Congress, the presidency, and the Supreme Court, illustrating that protest is a form of democratic responsiveness that government officials have used, and continue to draw on, to implement federal policies. Focusing on racial and ethnic minority concerns, this book shows that the context of political protest has served as a signal for political preferences. As pro-minority rights behavior grew and anti-minority rights actions declined, politicians learned from minority protest and responded when they felt emboldened by stronger informational cues stemming from citizens' behavior, a theory referred to as the "information continuum." Given the influence that minority protest actions have wielded over national government, the book offers a powerful implication. Although the shift from protest to politics as a political strategy has opened the door for institutionalized political opportunity, racial and ethnic minorities have neglected a powerful tool to illustrate the inequalities that exist in contemporary society"-- Provided by publisher.
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HN57 .G565 2013 Unknown
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xiv, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The logic of social movement outcomes-- 2. Civil rights and reactive countermobilization-- 3. The calculus of compromise-- 4. Local struggles-- 5. Patterns of regional change-- 6. Federal responses to civil rights mobilization-- 7. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Social movements have wrought dramatic changes upon American society. This raises the question: Why do some movements succeed in their endeavors while others fail? Luders answers this question by introducing an analytical framework that begins with a shift in emphasis away from the characteristics of movements toward the targets of protests and affected bystanders and why they respond as they do. This shift brings into focus how targets and other interests assess both their exposure to movement disruptions as well as the costs of conceding to movement demands. From this point, diverse outcomes stem not only from a movement's capabilities for protest but also from differences among targets and others in their vulnerability to disruption and the substance of movement goals. Applied to the civil rights movement, this approach recasts conventional accounts of the movement's outcome in local struggles and national politics and clarifies the broader logic of social change.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. The logic of social movement outcomes-- 2. Civil rights and reactive countermobilization-- 3. The calculus of compromise-- 4. Local struggles-- 5. Patterns of regional change-- 6. Federal responses to civil rights mobilization-- 7. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Social movements have wrought dramatic changes upon American society. This raises the question: Why do some movements succeed in their endeavors while others fail? Luders answers this question by introducing an analytical framework that begins with a shift in emphasis away from the characteristics of movements toward the targets of protests and affected bystanders and why they respond as they do. This shift brings into focus how targets and other interests assess both their exposure to movement disruptions as well as the costs of conceding to movement demands. From this point, diverse outcomes stem not only from a movement's capabilities for protest but also from differences among targets and others in their vulnerability to disruption and the substance of movement goals. Applied to the civil rights movement, this approach recasts conventional accounts of the movement's outcome in local struggles and national politics and clarifies the broader logic of social change.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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E185.61 .L82 2010 Unknown
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xv, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction-- 2. Understanding social movements, contentions and private politics and their consequences-- 3. Anti-corporate protest in the United States, 1960-1990-- 4. The effect of protest on university divestment-- 5. Private and contentious politics in the post-1990 era-- 6. Conclusion.
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This book examines anti-corporate activism in the United States, including analysis of anti-corporate challenges associated with social movements as diverse as the Civil Rights Movement and the Dolphin-safe Tuna Movement. Using a unique dataset of protest events in the United States, the book shows that anti-corporate activism is primarily about corporate policies, products, and negligence. Although activists have always been distrustful of corporations and sought to change them, until the 1970s and 1980s, this was primarily accomplished via seeking government regulation of corporations or via organized labor. Sarah A. Soule traces the shift brought about by deregulation and the decline in organized labor, which prompted activists to target corporations directly, often in combination with targeting the state. Using the literatures on contentious and private politics, which are both essential for understanding anti-corporate activism, the book provides a nuanced understanding of the changing focal points of activism directed at corporations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Introduction-- 2. Understanding social movements, contentions and private politics and their consequences-- 3. Anti-corporate protest in the United States, 1960-1990-- 4. The effect of protest on university divestment-- 5. Private and contentious politics in the post-1990 era-- 6. Conclusion.
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This book examines anti-corporate activism in the United States, including analysis of anti-corporate challenges associated with social movements as diverse as the Civil Rights Movement and the Dolphin-safe Tuna Movement. Using a unique dataset of protest events in the United States, the book shows that anti-corporate activism is primarily about corporate policies, products, and negligence. Although activists have always been distrustful of corporations and sought to change them, until the 1970s and 1980s, this was primarily accomplished via seeking government regulation of corporations or via organized labor. Sarah A. Soule traces the shift brought about by deregulation and the decline in organized labor, which prompted activists to target corporations directly, often in combination with targeting the state. Using the literatures on contentious and private politics, which are both essential for understanding anti-corporate activism, the book provides a nuanced understanding of the changing focal points of activism directed at corporations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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HD2785 .S59 2009 Unknown
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xvi, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Claims as performances-- 2. How to detect and describe performances and repertoires-- 3. How performances form, change, and disappear-- 4. From campaign to campaign-- 5. Invention of the social movement-- 6. Repertoires and regimes-- 7. Contention in space and time-- 8. Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
How can we get inside popular collective struggles and explain how they work? Contentious Performances presents a distinctive approach to analyzing such struggles, drawing especially on incomparably rich evidence from Great Britain between 1758 and 1834. The book accomplishes three main things. First, it presents a logic and method for describing contentious events, occasions on which people publicly make consequential claims on each other. Second, it shows how that logic yields superior explanations of the dynamics in such events, both individually and in the aggregate. Third, it illustrates its methods and arguments by means of detailed analyses of contentious events in Great Britain from 1758 to 1834.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Claims as performances-- 2. How to detect and describe performances and repertoires-- 3. How performances form, change, and disappear-- 4. From campaign to campaign-- 5. Invention of the social movement-- 6. Repertoires and regimes-- 7. Contention in space and time-- 8. Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
How can we get inside popular collective struggles and explain how they work? Contentious Performances presents a distinctive approach to analyzing such struggles, drawing especially on incomparably rich evidence from Great Britain between 1758 and 1834. The book accomplishes three main things. First, it presents a logic and method for describing contentious events, occasions on which people publicly make consequential claims on each other. Second, it shows how that logic yields superior explanations of the dynamics in such events, both individually and in the aggregate. Third, it illustrates its methods and arguments by means of detailed analyses of contentious events in Great Britain from 1758 to 1834.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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HM866 .T55 2008 Unknown
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xvii, 179 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Rightful resistance-- 2. Opportunities and perceptions-- 3. Boundary-spanning claims-- 4. Tactical escalation-- 5. Outcomes-- 6. Implications for China.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
How can the poor and weak 'work' a political system to their advantage? Drawing mainly on interviews and surveys in rural China, Kevin O'Brien and Lianjiang Li show that popular action often hinges on locating and exploiting divisions within the state. Otherwise powerless people use the rhetoric and commitments of the central government to try to fight misconduct by local officials, open up clogged channels of participation, and push back the frontiers of the permissible. This 'rightful resistance' has far-reaching implications for our understanding of contentious politics. As O'Brien and Li explore the origins, dynamics, and consequences of rightful resistance, they highlight similarities between collective action in places as varied as China, the former East Germany, and the United States, while suggesting how Chinese experiences speak to issues such as opportunities to protest, claims radicalization, tactical innovation, and the outcomes of contention.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Rightful resistance-- 2. Opportunities and perceptions-- 3. Boundary-spanning claims-- 4. Tactical escalation-- 5. Outcomes-- 6. Implications for China.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
How can the poor and weak 'work' a political system to their advantage? Drawing mainly on interviews and surveys in rural China, Kevin O'Brien and Lianjiang Li show that popular action often hinges on locating and exploiting divisions within the state. Otherwise powerless people use the rhetoric and commitments of the central government to try to fight misconduct by local officials, open up clogged channels of participation, and push back the frontiers of the permissible. This 'rightful resistance' has far-reaching implications for our understanding of contentious politics. As O'Brien and Li explore the origins, dynamics, and consequences of rightful resistance, they highlight similarities between collective action in places as varied as China, the former East Germany, and the United States, while suggesting how Chinese experiences speak to issues such as opportunities to protest, claims radicalization, tactical innovation, and the outcomes of contention.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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JQ1516 .O27 2006 Unknown
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xiv, 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Preface-- 1. Contention and democracy-- 2. Regimes and their contention-- 3. Undemocratic contention-- 4. France-- 5. The British Isles-- 6. Switzerland as a special case-- 7. Democracy and other regimes in Europe-- 8. Europe and elsewhere.
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Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000 is an analysis of the relationship between democratization and contentious politics that builds upon the model set forth in the pathbreaking book, Dynamics of Contention. Using a sustained comparison of French and British histories since 1650 or so as a springboard for more general comparison within Europe Contention and Democracy goes on to demonstrate that democratization occurred as result of struggles during which (as in 19th century Britain and France) few, if any, of the participants were self-consciously trying to create democratic institutions. Consequently, circumstances for democratization vary from era to era, region to region as functions of previous history, international environments, available models of political organization, and predominant patterns of social relations.
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  • Preface-- 1. Contention and democracy-- 2. Regimes and their contention-- 3. Undemocratic contention-- 4. France-- 5. The British Isles-- 6. Switzerland as a special case-- 7. Democracy and other regimes in Europe-- 8. Europe and elsewhere.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000 is an analysis of the relationship between democratization and contentious politics that builds upon the model set forth in the pathbreaking book, Dynamics of Contention. Using a sustained comparison of French and British histories since 1650 or so as a springboard for more general comparison within Europe Contention and Democracy goes on to demonstrate that democratization occurred as result of struggles during which (as in 19th century Britain and France) few, if any, of the participants were self-consciously trying to create democratic institutions. Consequently, circumstances for democratization vary from era to era, region to region as functions of previous history, international environments, available models of political organization, and predominant patterns of social relations.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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JN8 .T55 2004 Unknown
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xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • 1. Varieties of violence-- 2. Violence as politics-- 3. Trends, variations, and explanations-- 4. Violent rituals-- 5. Coordinated destruction-- 6. Opportunism-- 7. Brawls-- 8. Scattered attacks-- 9. Broken negotiations-- 10. Conclusions.
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Are there any commonalities between such phenomena as soccer hooliganism, sabotage by peasants of landlords' property, incidents of road rage, and even the recent events of September 11? With striking historical scope and command of the literature of many disciplines, this book seeks the common causes of these events in collective violence. In collective violence, social interaction immediately inflicts physical damage, involves at least two perpetrators of damage, and results in part from coordination among the persons who perform the damaging acts. Professor Tilly argues that collective violence is complicated, changeable, and unpredictable in some regards, yet that it also results from similar causes variously combined in different times and places. Pinpointing the causes, combinations, and settings helps to explain collective violence and its variations, and also helps to identify the best ways to mitigate violence and create democracies with a minimum of damage to persons and property.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Varieties of violence-- 2. Violence as politics-- 3. Trends, variations, and explanations-- 4. Violent rituals-- 5. Coordinated destruction-- 6. Opportunism-- 7. Brawls-- 8. Scattered attacks-- 9. Broken negotiations-- 10. Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Are there any commonalities between such phenomena as soccer hooliganism, sabotage by peasants of landlords' property, incidents of road rage, and even the recent events of September 11? With striking historical scope and command of the literature of many disciplines, this book seeks the common causes of these events in collective violence. In collective violence, social interaction immediately inflicts physical damage, involves at least two perpetrators of damage, and results in part from coordination among the persons who perform the damaging acts. Professor Tilly argues that collective violence is complicated, changeable, and unpredictable in some regards, yet that it also results from similar causes variously combined in different times and places. Pinpointing the causes, combinations, and settings helps to explain collective violence and its variations, and also helps to identify the best ways to mitigate violence and create democracies with a minimum of damage to persons and property.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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HM886 .T55 2003 Unknown
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xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Varieties of violence-- 2. Violence as politics-- 3. Trends, variations, and explanations-- 4. Violent rituals-- 5. Coordinated destruction-- 6. Opportunism-- 7. Brawls-- 8. Scattered attacks-- 9. Broken negotiations-- 10. Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Are there any commonalities between such phenomena as soccer hooliganism, sabotage by peasants of landlords' property, incidents of road rage, and even the recent events of September 11? With striking historical scope and command of the literature of many disciplines, this book seeks the common causes of these events in collective violence. In collective violence, social interaction immediately inflicts physical damage, involves at least two perpetrators of damage, and results in part from coordination among the persons who perform the damaging acts. Professor Tilly argues that collective violence is complicated, changeable, and unpredictable in some regards, yet that it also results from similar causes variously combined in different times and places. Pinpointing the causes, combinations, and settings helps to explain collective violence and its variations, and also helps to identify the best ways to mitigate violence and create democracies with a minimum of damage to persons and property.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • 1. Varieties of violence-- 2. Violence as politics-- 3. Trends, variations, and explanations-- 4. Violent rituals-- 5. Coordinated destruction-- 6. Opportunism-- 7. Brawls-- 8. Scattered attacks-- 9. Broken negotiations-- 10. Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Are there any commonalities between such phenomena as soccer hooliganism, sabotage by peasants of landlords' property, incidents of road rage, and even the recent events of September 11? With striking historical scope and command of the literature of many disciplines, this book seeks the common causes of these events in collective violence. In collective violence, social interaction immediately inflicts physical damage, involves at least two perpetrators of damage, and results in part from coordination among the persons who perform the damaging acts. Professor Tilly argues that collective violence is complicated, changeable, and unpredictable in some regards, yet that it also results from similar causes variously combined in different times and places. Pinpointing the causes, combinations, and settings helps to explain collective violence and its variations, and also helps to identify the best ways to mitigate violence and create democracies with a minimum of damage to persons and property.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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