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Social Revolutions in the Modern World (original 1994; edition 1994)

by Theda Skocpol (Author)

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Title:Social Revolutions in the Modern World
Authors:Theda Skocpol (Author)
Info:Cambridge University Press (1994), Paperback
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In this collection of essays, Theda Skocpol, author of the award-winning States and Social Revolutions (CUP, 1979), updates her arguments about social revolutions. How are we to understand recent revolutionary upheavals in countries across the globe? Why have social revolutions happened in some countries, but not in others that seem similar? Skocpol shows how she and other scholars have used ideas about states and societies to identify the particular types of regimes that are susceptible to the growth of revolutionary movements and vulnerable to transfers of state power to revolutionary challengers.

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