Resistance and Rebellion
Lessons from Eastern Europe
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Resistance and Rebellion by Roger D. Petersen
Book DescriptionResistance and Rebellion: Lessons from Eastern Europe explains how ordinary people become involved in resistance and rebellion against powerful regimes. The book shows how a sequence of casual forces - social norms, focal points, rational calculation - operate to drive individuals into roles of passive resistance and, at a second stage, into participation in community-based rebellion organization. By linking the operation of these mechanisms to observable social structures, the work generates predictions about which types of community and society are most likely to form and sustain resistance and rebellion. The empirical material centres around Lithuanian anti-Soviet resistance in both the 1940s and the 1987-91 period. Using the Lithuanian experience as a baseline, comparisons with several other Eastern European countries demonstrate the breadth and depth of the theory. The book contributes to both the general literature on political violence and protest, as well as the theoretical literature on collective action.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521035156
(216mm x 138mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Roger D. Petersen
Western Intervention in the Balkans, Paperback (October 2011)
This book examines the strategic use of emotion in the conflicts and interventions occurring in the Western Balkans over a twenty-year period.
Understanding Ethnic Violence, Paperback (September 2002)
This 2002 book seeks to identify the motivations of perpetrators of ethnic violence, applying four models to conflicts in Eastern Europe.
Resistance and Rebellion, Hardback (May 2001)» View all books by Roger D. Petersen
This book explains how ordinary people become involved in resistance and rebellion against powerful regimes.
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