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Why men rebel by Ted Robert Gurr

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Published by Paradigm Publishers, c2010. in Boulder .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Violence,
  • Revolutions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTed Robert Gurr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM281 .G82 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 421 p.
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25352153M
ISBN 109781594519130
LC Control Number2012439269

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Why men rebel. [Ted Robert Gurr] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Praise for the Original Edition"The most important book that has been published on social violence in a good number of yearsa superb piece of work."--Lewis A. Coser in The New York Times Book Read more. Gurr. Why men rebel. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Political violence varies according to magnitude and form. Magnitude includes scope (how many participate), intensity (destructiveness), and duration. Form includes three categories (page 11), turmoil, conspiracy, and internal war. But from the way he describes these, they are simply types along two dimensions: level of organizatio. Robert Gurr has written a sponge called Why Men Rebel. Like a sponge, it is lumpy and labyrinthine. Like a sponge, when squeezed it changes shape and loses most of its juice. Yet it isn't a bad sponge: it does a good job of cleaning things up, can absorb plenty of fluid, and retains its .   Why Men Rebel remains highly relevant to today's violent and unstable world with its holistic, people-based understanding of the causes of political protest and rebellion. With its close eye on the politics of group identity, this book provides new insight into contemporary security challenges/5(3).