States, Ideologies, and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of Iran, Nicaragua, and the Philippines

States, Ideologies, and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of Iran, Nicaragua, and the Philippines

by Misagh Parsa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521773377

ISBN-13: 9780521773379

Pub. Date: 08/07/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Between 1979 and 1986 Iran, Nicaragua, and the Philippines underwent dramatic political and social revolutions. This book examines the conditions and processes that gave rise to revolutions and their outcomes, through an in-depth analysis of economic and political developments in these countries. The author also analyzes the impact of the collective actions and…  See more details below

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Between 1979 and 1986 Iran, Nicaragua, and the Philippines underwent dramatic political and social revolutions. This book examines the conditions and processes that gave rise to revolutions and their outcomes, through an in-depth analysis of economic and political developments in these countries. The author also analyzes the impact of the collective actions and ideologies of the major social groups involved—students, clergy, workers, and capitalists. His book provides a valuable new framework within which to understand the causes of revolutions, their mechanics and development, and their outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521773379
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/07/2000
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

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Preface
Pt. ITheory and structural background
1Toward a theory of revolution: linking structure and process approaches3
2Conflict and the making of exclusive rule29
3State intervention and contradictions55
Pt. IIMobilization and collective action
Prelude89
4Students: relentless revolutionaries94
5Clergy: actors with relative impunity130
6Workers: rebels with dual targets162
7Capitalists: reluctant rebels197
Pt. IIIOutcomes and conclusions
8Coalitions, challengers, and political outcomes239
9Summary and conclusions279
Bibliography296
Index316

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