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Critical Concepts in Political Science, 1st Edition

Edited by Rosemary H.T. O'Kane


2,320 pages

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Hardback: 9780415201322
pub: 1999-12-23

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This unique set collects together 83 key articles on revolution. The set begins with theoretical approaches to the study of the subject, noting several theories advanced by revolutionaries themselves, and then moves on to major articles about individual events. Revolution: Critical Concepts provides an invaluable reference work for social scientists and historians.

The articles reprinted here consider the following issues:

* revolution - concept and theory

* explaining the causes of revolution

* revolutionary state building and the outcomes of revolutions

* revolutionaries theories of revolution

* case studies of great revolutions - applying theories, testing hypotheses

* comparing and contrasting - explaining the success or failure of modern revolutions

* revolutionary change in Eastern Europe, 1989

* the future of revolutions

Table of Contents

Revolution: Concept and Typology, Explaining the Causes of Revolution, Revolutionary State Building and the Outcomes of Revolutions, Revolutionaries' Theories of Revolution, Case Studies of the Great Revolutions: Applying Theories, Testing Hypotheses, Comparing and Contrasting: Explaining the Success or Failure of Modern Revolutions, Revolutionary Change in Eastern Europe 1989, The Future of Revolutions

About the Series

Critical Concepts in Political Science

Critical Concepts in Political Science is a well-established series in Routledge’s Major Works publishing programme.

The series spans a broad range of titles with a number of collections covering key areas of this popular subject. Each of the Major Works collection within the series are edited by a leading scholar (or scholars). One of our most popular series, the next year is set to see a growing number of titles added, including Islamic Political and Social Movements.

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