Economic and Political Contention
Edited by: Maria Kousis, Charles Tilly
- ISBN: 9781594510748
- Extent: 280pp
- Release Date: 20 Sep 2005
- Size: 229mm x 152mm
- Format: Hardback
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- Category: Politics
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European and American specialists in economic and political
processes move beyond earlier debates to look seriously,
systematically, and innovatively at social change and protest, with
particular attention to the influence of economic change and
variation on contentious politics. The essays take up two widely
recognized but much contested questions in contentious politics:
how threats and opportunities faced by potential participants in
joint political action affect the likelihood, character, and
consequences of that action; and, how economic change and
variation either a) constitute significant political threats and
opportunities or b) shape responses to political threats and
Contributors: Maria Kousis, Charles Tilly, Marc Giugni, Julie
Berclaz, Marc Steinberg, Jeffery Broadbent, Klaus Eder, John K.
Glenn, Dieter Rucht, Richard Hogan, Maryjane Osa,
About The Author
Maria Kousis is Professor and Head of Sociology, University of Crete, Rethymno.
Charles Tilly, Columbia University, is one of the premier sociologists of our time. Among his 50 highly influential books are Contentious Politics (Paradigm 2006) and Trust and Rule (Cambridge University Press 2005).