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Social Movements, 1768-2004 By Charles Tilly

Social Movements, 1768-2004

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Tilly's seminal writings sparked the study of social movements and historical social change. Both domains are vividly explored in his newest book.

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Social Movements, 1768-2004 by Charles Tilly

Westerners invented social movements during the 18th century, but after that social movements became vehicles of popular politics across the world. By locating social movements in history, prize-winning social scientist Charles Tilly provides rich and often surprising insights into the origins of contemporary social movement practices, relations of social movements to democratization, and likely futures for social movements.

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2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

"Tilly is able to view history from an exceptional height in this short, highly readable book without losing attention to historical complexities. This book presents the lifelong thinking of a leading scholar, and sets important research agendas for students of social movements in the 21st century."

About 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).

Table of Contents

Social Movements as Politics; Inventions of the Social Movement; Nineteenth-century Adventures; Twentieth-century Expansion and Transformation; Social Movements Enter the Twenty-first Century; Democratization and Social Movements; Futures of Social Movements

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Social Movements, 1768-2004 by Charles Tilly
Charles Tilly
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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