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Silence and Voice in the Study of Contentious Politics

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The aim of the book is to highlight and begin to give "voice" to some of the notable "silences" evident in recent years in the study of contentious politics. The coauthors hope to redress the present topical imbalance in the field. In particular, the authors take up seven specific topics in the volume: the relationship between emotions and contention; temporality in the st ...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published September 17th 2001 by Cambridge University Press
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Not bad as a further development of the notion that contentious politics can serve as a unifying term for what appear to be, on the surface, quite disparate manifestations of political turmoil. Taken as a theoretical unity the idea does have some merit but the individual chapters here are not very progressive. The chapter on religion barely attempts to do what it sets out to: offer a comparative view on the way religion is involved in contentious politics. This rarely moves past the view that th ...more
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Jack A. Goldstone is an American sociologist and political scientist, specializing in studies of social movements, revolutions, and international politics. He is an author or editor of 13 books and over 140 research articles. He is recognized as one of the leading authorities on the study of revolutions and long-term social change. His work has made foundational contributions to the fields of clio ...more
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