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Revolutionary groups & movements books

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Politics and Revolution in Egypt Rise and Fall of the Youth Activists by Sarah Anne Rennick Politics and Revolution in Egypt Rise and Fall of the Youth Activists

In the years since the 2011 revolutions, Egypt and the Arab countries in general have moved from a profound moment of hope and democratic potential to deepened authoritarianism and outright war. Among the many political actors who have seen their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2018

What's Wrong with Rights? Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations by Radha D'Souza What's Wrong with Rights? Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations

A critique of liberal rights exposing the paradox between 'good' capitalism and the reality of its actions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/01/2018

Iran's Unresolved Revolution by Mark Downes Iran's Unresolved Revolution

This title was first published in 2002. As Iran enters into the third decade since the 1979 revolution, the prospect of socio-political unrest remains ever present. Iran's political structure, its version of Islamic governance and the role of pluralism across...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2018

What's Wrong with Rights? Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations by Radha D'Souza What's Wrong with Rights? Social Movements, Law and Liberal Imaginations

A critique of liberal rights exposing the paradox between 'good' capitalism and the reality of its actions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

The Evolution and Significance of the Cuban Revolution The Light in the Darkness by Charles McKelvey The Evolution and Significance of the Cuban Revolution The Light in the Darkness

The book interprets the Cuban revolutionary movement from 1868 to 1959 as a continuous process that sought political independence and social and economic transformation of colonial and neocolonial structures.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda by Dr. Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel Mobilizing Transnational Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Mageza-Barthel provides a context sensitive analysis of how Rwanda's women's movement used the United Nations (UN) gender norms in its efforts to insert gender-specific demands in the post-genocide period. The overall goal of these women - and their supporters -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Politics in Emotion The Song of Telangana by Himadeep (Vassar College, USA.) Muppidi Politics in Emotion The Song of Telangana
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The work focuses on a subaltern local sovereignty movement called Telangana in India. Over the last ten years, this movement has engaged in a massive political mobilization, including strikes, rallies, work stoppages, occupation of public spaces, electoral contests, 200 and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Jihad & Co. Black Markets and Islamist Power by Aisha Ahmad Jihad & Co. Black Markets and Islamist Power

Why are Islamists able to build state-like polities out of enduring civil war stalemate? By tracking the financial origins of jihadists in Afghanistan, Somalia, Pakistan, Mali, and Iraq, The Mosque and the Market shows that behind the heated rhetoric, there...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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The Karen Revolution in Burma Diverse Voices, Uncertain Ends by Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung The Karen Revolution in Burma Diverse Voices, Uncertain Ends

This study argues that the lifestyles and strategies that the Karens have pursued in Burma are diverse and not confined to armed resistance.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

The Black Panther Party A Guide to an American Subculture by Jamie J. Wilson The Black Panther Party A Guide to an American Subculture

This compact volume offers a compelling introduction to a group once deemed the greatest threat to the internal security of the United States, the Black Panther Party.* Synthesizes the latest scholarship on the Black Panther Party* Explains topics clearly and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Chile: The Other September 11 Reflections and Commentaries on the 1973 Coup in Chile by Pilar Aguilera, Ricardo Fredes Chile: The Other September 11 Reflections and Commentaries on the 1973 Coup in Chile
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Conversations With Durito Stories of the Zapatistas and Neoliberalism by Subcomandante Marcos Conversations With Durito Stories of the Zapatistas and Neoliberalism


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

African Women In Revolution by Wunyabari O. Maloba African Women In Revolution


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel by Aviezer Tucker The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel

A critical study of the philosophy and politics of the Czech dissident movement Charter 77. Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka, founder of Charter 77, influenced the thinking and the political leadership of Vaclav Havel as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

Labor Visions and State Power The Origins of Business Unionism in the United States by Victoria C. Hattam Labor Visions and State Power The Origins of Business Unionism in the United States

Why has labor played a more limited role in national politics in the United States than it has in other advanced industrial societies? Victoria Hattam demonstrates that voluntarism, as American labor's policy was known, was the American Federation of Labor's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Guerilla Communism in Malaya by Lucian W. Pye Guerilla Communism in Malaya

The underdeveloped areas of the world are becoming the crucial battleground between Communism and freedom. What types of people in these areas are attracted to Communism ? What is their understanding of the movement, and what do they hope to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

French Protestantism and the French Revolution Church and State, Thought and Religion, 1685-1815 by Burdette Crawford Poland French Protestantism and the French Revolution Church and State, Thought and Religion, 1685-1815

A study of the Calvinist minority in France, from the time of Louis XIV to the Napoleonic era, with the main emphasis on the period of the French Revolution. Mr. Poland traces the influence and political behavior of the French...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Chinese Communist Treatment of Counterrevolutionaries, 1924-1949 by Patricia E. Griffin The Chinese Communist Treatment of Counterrevolutionaries, 1924-1949

During the period 1924-1949, amid civil war with the KMT, war with the Japanese, internal leadership disputes, and other chaotic conditions, rapid shifts occurred in the political culture of China. Patricia Griffin contends that an understanding of how the Chinese...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance Writing the Lebanese Nation by Bashir (University of Edinburgh) Saade Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance Writing the Lebanese Nation

This book explores Hizbullah's understanding of 'being Lebanese' to meet evolving political challenges and gain influence within Lebanon and the wider region.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/04/2018

Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances by Tricia Bacon Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances

Tricia Bacon examines partnerships formed by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Al-Qaida, and Egyptian jihadist groups, among others, in a series of case studies and offers insights useful to counterterrorism efforts to disrupt these relationships.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2018

Revisiting The Arab Uprisings The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment by Stephane Lacroix Revisiting The Arab Uprisings The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment

Drawing on an A-list of Middle East experts, this book assesses the relative merits of the thwarted paths to democracy in the 'Arab Spring' states.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Making Revolution in Egypt The April 6th Youth Movement in a Global Context by Ali Sonay Making Revolution in Egypt The April 6th Youth Movement in a Global Context

The April 6th Youth Movement began as a Facebook page that sought to mobilize young Egyptians' support for striking industrial workers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Boko Haram The History of an African Jihadist Movement by Alexander Thurston Boko Haram The History of an African Jihadist Movement

A comprehensive history of one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups Boko Haram is one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups. It has killed more than twenty thousand people and displaced more than two million in a campaign of terror...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Red International and Black Caribbean Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies, 1919-1939 by Margaret Stevens Red International and Black Caribbean Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies, 1919-1939

A groundbreaking history of Communist organisations and struggle in the Caribbean, focusing on women, peasants of colour and black workers
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

From Bullets to Ballots Violent Muslim Movements in Transition by David L. Phillips From Bullets to Ballots Violent Muslim Movements in Transition

From Bullets to Ballots considers non-state Muslim organizations at different stages of abandoning violence and pursuing their goals through a political process. Some have successfully made the transition. Others are in mid-stream. Some have tried but backtracked, splintered, or simply...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions The Tunisian Case of UGTT by Hela (Department of attachment at Dauphine University, France) Yousfi Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions The Tunisian Case of UGTT
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This book traces the role of the UGTT (the Tunisian General Labour Union) during Tunisia's 2011 revolution and the transition period that ensued - Tunisia being the Arab country where trade unionism was the strongest and most influential in shaping...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Rebel Recruitment and Information Problems by Kazuhiro (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) Obayashi Rebel Recruitment and Information Problems
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How do rebel groups decide how to recruit members? To answer this question, Obayashi classifies recruitment techniques of rebel groups into two types, coercion and inducement, and develops a theory of rebel recruitment that simultaneously addresses agency problems inside rebel...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

The Syrian Jihad The Evolution of an Insurgency by Charles Lister The Syrian Jihad The Evolution of an Insurgency

The Syrian Civil War in all its ghastly twists and turns, from initial optimism to barrel-bombing and the rise of Islamic State, are among the subjects covered in Lister's definitive account
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

A Time to Rise Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP) by Augusto Fauni Espiritu A Time to Rise Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP)

A Time to Rise is an intimate look into the workings of the KDP, the only revolutionary organization that emerged in the Filipino American community during the politically turbulent 1970s and '80s. Overcoming cultural and class differences, members of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

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