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By John Foran,David Lane,Andreja Zivkovic

This quantity questions even if rules of revolution are nonetheless appropriate within the postmodern and globalized global of the twenty-first century.

Featuring contributions from the various world's prime sociological and political thinkers on revolution, it combines theoretical issues with numerous unique case experiences of person revolutions. matters lined include:

  • democracy and revolution from 1789 to 1989

  • twentieth century revolutions and theories of revolution, together with Marxism, modernization and structuralist theories

  • revolution within the "Third international" and the variable geometry of the trails to modernity

  • Islamic revolutions and modernity

  • the 1989 revolutions as "democratic revolutions" or "elite-led transitions"

  • globalization, the geographical region and revolution

  • empire and "democratic revolution"

  • network society and revolution

  • Islamic fundamentalism, foreign terrorism and revolution

  • democratic revolution as a brand new type of revolution

  • postmodern theories of revolution

  • new social pursuits, identities and new figures of revolution.

Revolution within the Making of the trendy World can be crucial examining for college kids and students of comparative politics, political conception, revolution and political sociology.

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