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Unarmed Insurrections

People Power Movements in Nondemocracies

Unarmed Insurrections( )
Author: Schock, Kurt
Series title:Social Movements, Protest, and Contention Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2004
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $42.95
Book Description:

Kurt Schock compares the successes of the antiapartheid movement in South Africa, the people power movement in the Philipines, the pro-democracy movement in Nepal, and the antimilitary movement in Thailand with the failures of the pro-democracy movement in China and the anti-regime challenge in Burma. Schock develops a synthetic framework that allows him to identify which characteristics increase the resilience of a challenge to state repression, and which aspects of a state's...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Ideologies / General
Psychology / General
History / Social History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.923 x 22.86 x 1.27 cm

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