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Title Revolution in the making of the modern world : social identities, globalization, and modernity / edited by John Foran, David Lane, and Andreja Zivkovic
Published London ; New York : Routledge, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages)
Contents Foreword: Roads to modernity : revolutionary and other / Göran Therborn -- Revolution in the making of the modern world / John Foran, David Lane, and Andreja Zivkovic -- Understanding revolution / John Dunn -- Revolution and democracy : the European experience / Harald Wydra -- "Transformation" of state socialism or class revolution? / David Lane -- Revolutionary internationalism and its perils / Fred Halliday -- Durable inequality : the legacies of China's revolutions and the pitfalls of reform / Ching Kwan Lee and Mark Selden -- Is there a future for Islamist revolutions? : religion, revolt, and Middle Eastern modernity / Asef Bayat -- Revolution, nationalism, and global justice : towards social transformation with women / Valentine M. Moghadam -- Stories of revolution in the periphery / Eric Selbin -- What does revolution mean in the twenty-first century? / Alex Callinicos -- Revolution and empire / Robin Blackburn -- Virtual revolution? : information communication technologies, networks, and social transformation / Andreja Zivkovic and John Hogan -- Explaining revolutionary terrorism / Jeff Goodwin -- The future of revolution : imitation or innovation? / Krishan Kumar -- New political cultures of opposition : what future for revolutions? / John Foran -- Afterword: On the concept of revolution / Antonio Negri
Summary Featuring contributions from leading thinkers on revolution, it combines theoretical concerns with case studies of individual revolutions to question whether ideas of revolution are still relevant in the postmodern and globalized world of the twenty-first century
Analysis Multi-User: limited to 5 simultaneous users
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Globalization.
Group identity.
Social change.
Group identity.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society.
Social change.
Form Electronic book
Author Foran, John.
Lane, David, 1933-
Zivkovic, Andreja.
ISBN 020393346X