States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia and China / Edition 1

States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia and China / Edition 1

by Theda Skocpol
     
 

Theda Skocpol shows how state structures, international forces, and class relations combine to explain the origins and accomplishments of social-revolutionary transformations.See more details below

Overview

Theda Skocpol shows how state structures, international forces, and class relations combine to explain the origins and accomplishments of social-revolutionary transformations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521294997
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1979
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and maps; Preface; Introduction; 1. Explaining social revolutions: alternatives to existing theories; Part I. Causes of Social Revolutions in France, Russia and China: 2. Old-regime states in crisis; 3. Agrarian structures and peasant insurrections; Part II. Outcomes of Social Revolutions in France, Russia and China: 4. What changed and how: a focus on state building; 5. The birth of a 'modern state edifice' in France; 6. The emergence of a dictatorial party-state in Russia; 7. The rise of a mass-mobilizing party-state in China; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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