Bookcover of Contentious Politics
Booktitle:

Contentious Politics

Politics, Demonstration (people), Strike action, Terrorism, Riot

Flu Press (2012-08-21 )

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ISBN-13:

978-620-1-96994-0

ISBN-10:
6201969942
EAN:
9786201969940
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Contentious politics is the use of disruptive techniques to make a political point, or to change government policy. Examples of such techniques are actions that disturb the normal activities of society such as demonstrations, general strike action, riot, terrorism, civil disobedience, and even revolution or insurrection. Social movements often engage in contentious politics. The concept distinguishes these forms of contention from the everyday acts of resistance explored by James C. Scott, interstate warfare, and forms of contention employed entirely within institutional settings, such as elections or sports. Tilly defines contentious politics as:
Publishing house:
Flu Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Gerd Numitor
Number of pages:
88
Published at:
2012-08-21
Stock:
Available
Category:
Sociology
Price:
34.00 €
Keywords:
politics, Terrorism, riot, Strike Action, Demonstration (People)

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