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New social movements in Western Europe. A comparative analysis
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A cross-national comparison of the development, mobilization, and impact of new social movements in four Western European nations-France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland suggests that social change affects political mobilization indirectly through a restructuring of existing power relations.
Globalization and the transformation of the national political space: Six European countries compared
In this paper, we present the basic ideas, the design and some key results of an ongoing research project on the transformation of the national political space in Western Europe. We start from the
West European Politics in the Age of Globalization
Part I. Theory and Methods: 1. Globalization and its impact on national spaces of competition 2. Contexts of party mobilization 3. The design of the study: the distinguishing characteristics of our
Models for democracy
Democracy can be conceptualized in different ways. Tilly (2007: 7) distinguishes between no less than four ways to define democracy: constitutional, substantive, procedural, and process-oriented.
The Populist Challenge
Populism has been on the rise for some time in Europe now, and its rise has been one of the key concerns of Peter Mair. He has linked it to the increasing erosion of the representative function of
The Network Approach
West European Politics in the Age of Globalization: Contents
Over the past three decades the effects of globalization and denationalization have created a division between ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in Western Europe. This study examines the transformation of
The Blackwell companion to social movements
32.03 MB Free download The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements book PDF, FB2, EPUB and MOBI. Read online The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements which classified as Other that has 776 pages
Direct Democratic Choice: The Swiss Experience
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This book discusses the structure of the choice, the role of the political elite, and the relative importance of the two strategies in the selection of a candidate.
Political Context and Opportunity
In his study of popular contention in Great Britain during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, Charles Tilly (1995) observed a basic shift in the means of popular protest or
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