Politics of Revolution

The Arab Spring: The Hope and Reality of the Uprisings

Edited by Mark L. Haas and David W. Lesch

Second Edition • July 12, 2016 • 338 pages

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An illuminating contributed volume by noted experts on the impact and aftereffects of the Arab Spring revolutions, both in the Middle East and around the world.

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Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements

James DeFronzo

Fifth Edition • August 12, 2014 • 492 pages

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With crucial insights and indispensable information concerning modern-day political upheavals, Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements provides a representative cross section of the most significant revolutions of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This fourth edition is revised and updated with special focus on Islamic fundamentalism and Islamic revolutionary movements and a new…

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Understanding Central America: Global Forces, Rebellion, and Change

John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker

Sixth Edition • July 22, 2014 • 400 pages

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Understanding Central America explains how domestic, global, political, and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras throughout their histories, during the often-turbulent 1970s and since. The authors explain the origins and development of the region’s political conflicts, their resolution and…

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The United States and the Arab Spring: Threats and Opportunities in a Revolutionary Era

Mark L. Haas

First Edition • August 6, 2013 • 46 pages

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In this Westview Press Spotlight, Mark L. Haas explores the major political consequences of the Arab Spring protests in North Africa and the Middle East as well as how and why US leaders responded to these developments. A detailed examination of the threats and opportunities to US interests created by…

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The Political Economy of the Arab Uprisings

Melani Cammett, Ishac Diwan

First Edition • August 6, 2013 • 46 pages

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In this Westview Press Spotlight, Melani Cammett and Ishac Diwan explore the impact of the Arab Spring and subsequent events in the region. The Political Economy of the Arab Uprisings analyzes the ways in which salient socioeconomic and political factors are interacting to shape the construction of new political institutions…

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Iranian Revolution Then and Now: Indicators of Regime Instability

Dariush Zahedi

First Edition • March 22, 2001 • 232 pages

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In The Iranian Revolution Then and Now, Dariush Zahedi assesses the Islamic Republic’s potential for revolution through an in-depth, theoretically informed, comparative analysis of the present with 1979 pre-Revolutionary Iran. Zahedi discusses how the potential for a revolutionary coup is based on two things: the inherent defects and vulnerabilities in the…

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Armenians and the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1905–1911: The Love for Freedom Has No Fatherland

Houri Berberian

First Edition • January 1, 2001 • 244 pages

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Drawing upon original sources, this study provides the most comprehensive treatment to date of the issue of Armenian politicization and participation in the Iranian Constitutional Revolution (1905–1911). Houri Berberian traces the political, economic, and social situation of Armenians in the nineteenth century with a special emphasis on the Armenian provinces…

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Modern Latin American Revolutions

Eric Selbin

Second Edition • December 25, 1998 • 248 pages

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In contrast to previous studies that have centered on the institutionalization of revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean, Modern Latin American Revolutions, Second Edition, introduces the concept of consolidation of the revolutionary process — the efforts of revolutionary leaders to transform society and the acceptance by a significant majority…

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Reinventing Revolution: The Renovation of Left Discourse in Cuba and Mexico

Edward J McCaughan

First Edition • August 14, 1998 • 224 pages

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Based on in-depth interviews with 74 intellectuals of the Lefts in Cuba and Mexico, Reinventing Revolution explores the rapidly changing thinking of progressives on the big — and enduring — questions of democracy, economic alternatives, and national sovereignty. Offering a unique world-systems perspective on the sociology of intellectuals and ideology,…

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Revolution and Transition in East-Central Europe

David Mason

Second Edition • September 13, 1996 • 256 pages

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Eastern and Western Europe continue to change in their relationship to one another and in their ongoing dynamic with the post-Soviet states. Economic development, electoral upheaval, and the Bosnian crisis all color the transition from communism to democracy and from a Cold War outlook to a new global order still…

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