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Description - Social Movements, 1768-2008 by Charles Tilly

This expanded second edition of Tilly's widely acclaimed 2004 book brings this analytical history of social movements fully up to date. Tilly and Wood cover such recent topics as immigrants' rights, new media technologies, anti-Olympic organizing in China, new mobilizations against the Iraq War, and the role of bloggers and Facebook in social movement activities. Coverage of these and other recent events serve to expand further the book's seminal theorizing and conceptualization of how social movements grew from eighteenth-century Europe to eventually fuel popular movements all over the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781594516108
ISBN-10: 1594516103
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Paradigm
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Charles Tilly

Charles Tilly, Columbia University, is one of the premier sociologists of our time. Among his 50 highly influential books are Contentious Politics (Paradigm 2006) and Trust and Rule (Cambridge University Press 2005). Lesley J. Wood is Associate Professor of Sociology at York University in Toronto, Canada. She recently published Direct Action, Deliberation and Diffusion: Collective Protest After the WTO Protests in Seattle (Cambridge University Press), and co-authored the third edition of Social Movements 1768-2012 (Paradigm Publishers) with the late Charles Tilly. She is also active as an activist in the global justice, native solidarity, anti-poverty and immigrant rights movements.

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