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Social Movements in Politics

A Comparative Study

  • Authors
  • Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh

Part of the Perspectives in Comparative Politics book series (PCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. How We Think about Social Movements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 3-18
  3. West Germany’s Greens and the Politics of Party Movements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-20
    2. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 34-48
    3. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 49-73
  4. Poland’s Solidarity and Movements against Dictatorial Regimes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 89-101
    3. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 102-130
  5. Peru’s Shining Path and Agrarian-Based Movements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 145-155
    3. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 156-174
  6. Mexico’s Zapatistas and the Globalization of Protest

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 194-206
    3. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 207-225
  7. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
      Pages 229-244
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 245-273

About this book

Introduction

In this book, Zirakzadeh examines different types of social movements, from the Greens in Germany to the Shining Path in Peru. The book concludes with a juxtaposition of the three major theoretical approaches and historical findings and proposes a fourth theoretical approach emphasizing factional conflict and reconciliation.

Keywords

conflict globalization Protest

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