Revolutions: A Worldwide Introduction to Political and Social Change / Edition 1

Revolutions: A Worldwide Introduction to Political and Social Change / Edition 1

by Stephen K. Sanderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594510490

ISBN-13: 9781594510496

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Revolution and state breakdown are the focus of this important new book that analyzes the most prominent theories of revolution and points to future directions. Covers famous revolutions from history (France, China, Russia) and those in the developing world in addressing such key questions as "why are revolutions so rare?" Revolutions also looks at the state

Overview

Revolution and state breakdown are the focus of this important new book that analyzes the most prominent theories of revolution and points to future directions. Covers famous revolutions from history (France, China, Russia) and those in the developing world in addressing such key questions as "why are revolutions so rare?" Revolutions also looks at the state breakdowns in Eastern Europe after 1989, the typical outcomes of revolutions, and the possible future of revolutions. An appendix presents biographical and autobiographical sketches of several of the most prominent students of revolutions. Contents: Understanding Revolutions. The Great Historical Revolutions. Revolutions in the Third World. The Causes of Revolutions: I. The Causes of Revolutions: II. The State Breakdowns in Eastern Europe. The Outcomes of Revolutions. The Future of Revolutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594510496
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Studies in Comparative Social Science
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1: Understanding Revolutions Chapter 2: The Great Historical Revolutions Chapter 3: Revolutions in the Third World Chapter 4: The Causes of Revolutions: I Chapter 5: The Causes of Revolutions: II Chapter 6: The State Breakdowns in Eastern Europe Chapter 7: The Outcomes of Revolutions Chapter 8: The Future of Revolutions Appendix: Ten Leading Students on Revolutions References Index Suggested Readings

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