Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics: Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000

Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics: Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000

By: Charles Tilly (author), Douglas McAdam (series_editor), Sidney G. Tarrow (series_editor), The late Charles Tilly (series_editor)Paperback

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Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000, first published in 2004, is an analysis of the relationship between democratization and contentious politics that builds upon the model set forth in the pathbreaking book, Dynamics of Contention. Using a sustained comparison of French and British histories since 1650 or so as a springboard for more general comparison within Europe Contention and Democracy goes on to demonstrate that democratization occurred as result of struggles during which (as in 19th century Britain and France) few, if any, of the participants were self-consciously trying to create democratic institutions. Consequently, circumstances for democratization vary from era to era, region to region as functions of previous history, international environments, available models of political organization, and predominant patterns of social relations.

Contents

Preface; 1. Contention and democracy; 2. Regimes and their contention; 3. Undemocratic contention; 4. France; 5. The British Isles; 6. Switzerland as a special case; 7. Democracy and other regimes in Europe; 8. Europe and elsewhere.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780521537131
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780521537131
  • weight: 470
  • ISBN10: 0521537134

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