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Revolution: Refining Its Defining

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dc.contributor.author Katz, Mark N.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-20T19:52:43Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-20T19:52:43Z
dc.date.issued 2001 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/3047
dc.description.abstract Definitions of revolution have strongly influenced theorization about it. We argue here that revolution is a highly variable phenomenon. Rigid definitions of revolution do not allow for theorizing which explains this variability. Revolution can occur to various degrees along various dimensions. These include the political, international, economic, cultural, ethnic, and gender dimensions. Revolutions do not necessarily affect all these dimensions equally. Revolutions that have led to great change along some of these dimensions have also led to little or no change along others. We further argue that an understanding of revolution requires an understanding of what maintains social order.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Human Sciences Press en_US
dc.subject Revolution en_US
dc.subject Theories of revolution en_US
dc.subject International Relations en_US
dc.subject Social order en_US
dc.title Revolution: Refining Its Defining en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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