Revolution in the Making of the Modern World: Social Identities, Globalization and Modernity

Revolution in the Making of the Modern World: Social Identities, Globalization and Modernity


This quantity questions no matter if rules of revolution are nonetheless correct within the postmodern and globalized global of the twenty-first century.

Featuring contributions from the various world's top sociological and political thinkers on revolution, it combines theoretical matters with a number of distinct case reviews of person revolutions. matters coated include:

  • democracy and revolution from 1789 to 1989
  • twentieth century revolutions and theories of revolution, together with Marxism, modernization and structuralist theories
  • revolution within the "Third international" and the variable geometry of the trails to modernity
  • Islamic revolutions and modernity
  • the 1989 revolutions as "democratic revolutions" or "elite-led transitions"
  • globalization, the geographical region and revolution
  • empire and "democratic revolution"
  • network society and revolution
  • Islamic fundamentalism, overseas terrorism and revolution
  • democratic revolution as a brand new type of revolution
  • postmodern theories of revolution
  • new social activities, identities and new figures of revolution.

Revolution within the Making of the trendy World can be crucial studying for college kids and students of comparative politics, political concept, revolution and political sociology.

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