Resistance and Rebellion: Lessons from Eastern Europe by Roger D. Petersen

By Roger D. Petersen

Resistance and uprising: classes from japanese Europe explains how traditional humans get entangled in resistance and uprising opposed to strong regimes. The publication presents an in depth theoretical therapy of the method that pushes and pulls contributors into risk-laden roles. It additionally reconstructs Lithuanian social networks of the Forties, via broad interviews, to demonstrate and attempt the argument. The paintings conducts comparisons with numerous different jap eu international locations to teach the breadth and intensity of the strategy. The ebook contributes to either the final literature on political violence, in addition to the theoretical literature on collective motion.

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Elster lists ancient Greece and seventeenth-centry France as honor-by-achievement societies. 27 This view differs from the consequentialist norms of many rational-choice theorists such as Robert Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (New York: Basic Books, 1984). 29 Furthermore, in many of the works that address rebellion at the community level, the discussion of the nature and force of norms plays a prominent role. James Scott30 and Samuel Popkin31 have provided wellknown examples. This body of work is accessed at various points throughout the book.

Oliver, and Ralph Prahl, “Social Networks and Collective Action: A Theory of the Critical Mass III,” American Journal of Sociology 94 (1988): 502–534. All test or address the relationship between network density and collective action. ”18 The strength or weakness of the community, a structural distinction that will play a large role in this work, can be related to the presence or absence of these characteristics. 2 both clearly qualify as strong communities. The fact that such maps and lists can be created attests to a basic interconnectedness of individuals and the nature of their direct relations.

The literature on honor often categorizes societies on how honor is gained. A basic dichotomy is based on ascription versus achievement. Status rewards fall into the honor-by-achievement category. Elster lists ancient Greece and seventeenth-centry France as honor-by-achievement societies. 27 This view differs from the consequentialist norms of many rational-choice theorists such as Robert Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (New York: Basic Books, 1984). 29 Furthermore, in many of the works that address rebellion at the community level, the discussion of the nature and force of norms plays a prominent role.

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