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Social Movements, 1768-2012

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9781612052380

ISBN10:
161205238X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/31/2012
Publisher(s):
Paradigm Pub

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Summary

Available in time for your Fall Courses-Preorder your exam copy today! The updated and expanded third edition of Tilly's widely acclaimed book brings this analytical history of social movements fully up to date. Tilly and Wood cover such recent topics as the economic crisis and related protest actions around the globe while maintaining their attention to perennially important issues such as immigrants' rights, new media technologies, and the role of bloggers and Facebook in social movement activities. With new coverage of colonialism and its impact on movement formation as well as coverage and analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring, this new edition of Social Movementsadds more historical depth while capturing a new cycle of contention today. New to the Third Edition

Author Biography

Charles Tilly, until his death, was Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University and author of fifty earlier books, many of them award winners. Lesley J. Wood is Associate Professor of Sociology at York University. She recently published a monography, Direct Action, Deliberation, and Diffusion: Collective Action after the WTO Protests in Seattle (Cambridge University Press 2012).

Table of Contents

Preface to First Editionp. ix
Preface to Second and Third Editionsp. xi
Social Movements as Politicsp. 1
Inventions of the Social Movementp. 16
Nineteenth-Century Adventuresp. 38
Twentieth-Century Expansion and Transformationp. 65
Social Movements Enter the Twenty-First Centuryp. 95
Democratization and Social Movementsp. 124
Futures of Social Movementsp. 145
Discussion Questionsp. 160
Referencesp. 162
Publications on Social Movements by Charles Tilly, 1977-2010p. 184
Indexp. 187
About the Authorsp. 204
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