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Social Movements, 1768-2008 / Edition 2

Social Movements, 1768-2008 / Edition 2

by Charles Tilly, Lesley J. Wood


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ISBN-13: 9781594516115
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Charles Tilly was Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University, and author of fifty earlier books. Just before his death, he was honored with the Social Science Research Council's prestigious Albert O. Hirschman Prize. A founding friend of Paradigm, Tilly is author of several other Paradigm books including most recently, Explaining Social Processes.

Lesley J. Wood is Assistant Professor of Sociology at York University. Her work on globalization and social movements has been published as book chapters and in the journals Mobilization and the Journal of World Systems Research. She is currently working on a monograph about diffusion and direct action tactics.

Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition Preface to Second Edition Chapter 1: Social Movements as Politics Chapter 2: Inventions of the Social Movements Chapter 3: Nineteenth-Century Adventures Chapter 4: Twentieth-Century Expansion and Transformation Chapter 5: Social Movements Enter the Twenty-First Century Chapter 6: Democratization and Social Movements Chapter 7: Futures of Social Movements Discussion Questions References Publications on Social Movements by Charles Tilly, 1977-2008 Index

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