Why Men Rebel Fortieth Anniversary Edition

ISBN-10: 1594519145

ISBN-13: 9781594519147

Edition: 40th 2011

Authors: Ted Robert Gurr

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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 40th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Ted Robert Gurr is former Director of the Minorities at Risk Project and Emeritus Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Government & Politics at the University of Maryland. He is author of numerous books and articles including Peoples vs. States: Minorities at Risk in the New Century (2000).

Introduction to New Paperback Edition
Introduction
Explanations of Political Violence
What Is to Be Explained?
Toward an Integrated Theory of Political Violence
The Nature of Social Theory
Relative Deprivation and the Impetus to Violence
Relative Deprivation Defined
The Sources of Aggression
Relative Deprivation and Analogous Causes of Political Violence
Patterns of Relative Deprivation
The RD Models: Some Qualifications and Uses
The Intensity and Scope of Relative Deprivation
Determinants of Intensity: The Degree of Relative Deprivation
Determinants of Intensity: Value Salience
Determinants of Intensity: Number of Opportunities
Some Effects of Anticipation and Persistence of RD
Determinants of the Scope of Relative Deprivation
Social Origins of Deprivation: Sources of Rising Expectations
Demonstration Effects: Exposure to New Modes of Life
Demonstration Effects: New Ideologies
Demonstration Effects: Value Gains of Reference Groups
Demonstration Effects: Value Disequilibria
Some Effects of Value Mobility
Social Origins of Deprivation: Determinants of Value Capabilities
General Determinants of Value Capabilities
Welfare Value Capabilities and Political Violence
Interpersonal Value Capabilities and Political Violence
Power Values and Political Violence
Perspectives on Violence and Politics: Socialization, Tradition, and Legitimacy
Two Basic Hypotheses
Psychocultural Justifications for Violence
The Politicization of Discontent
The Legitimacy of Political Systems
Perspectives on Violence and Politics: Ideologies, Utilities, and Communication
Doctrinal Justifications for Political Violence
The Utility of Violence
The Communication of Aggressive Symbols
Summary
The Coercive Balance
The Balance of Regime and Dissident Coercion
Regime Coercion
A Note on Rational Conflict Models and Negative Sanctions
Dissident Coercion
The Balance of Institutional Support
The Balance of Regime and Dissident Institutional Support
Some Structural Determinants of Institutional Support
Some Functional Determinants of Institutional Support
Instrumental vs. Expressive Functions of Associational Groups
Causes and Processes of Political Violence: A Conclusion
Determinants of the Magnitude of Political Violence: A Summary
Determinants of the General Forms of Political Violence
Processes of Political Violence
Conclusion
Appendix: Summary List of Hypotheses and Corollaries
Bibliography
Behavioral and Attitudinal Studies
Studies of Group Conflict and Political Violence
Index
About the Author
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