Acts of dissent: new developments in the study of protest

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - 348 Seiten
Although living conditions have improved throughout history, protest, at least in the last few decades, seems to have increased to the point of becoming a normal phenomenon in modern societies. Contributors to this volume examine how and why this is the case and argue that although problems such as poverty, hunger, and violations of democratic rights may have been reduced in advanced Western societies, a variety of other problems and opportunities have emerged and multiplied the reasons and possibilities for protest.

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Protest as a Subject of Empirical Research
7
Methodological Issues
16
Protest in Different Contexts
22
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (1999)

Rucht is Professor of Sociology at the Social Science Research Center, Berlin.

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