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Rethinking Power
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Nonviolent social movements : a geographical perspective
Sources and Acknowledgments. Notes on Editors and Contributors. Introduction. PART I. PERSPECTIVES ON NONVIOLENT MOVEMENTS. 1. Nonviolence and Power in the Twentieth Century (Kenneth E. Boulding). 2.Expand
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Gods in the global village : the world's religions in sociological perspective
Chapter 1. Religious Life in the Global Village Chapter 2. A Sociological Tour: Turning East Chapter 3. Indigenous Religions Chapter 4. The Tour: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Chapter 5. TheExpand
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The Politics of Heresy
  • L. Kurtz
  • Sociology
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • 1 May 1983
Heresy ad orthodoxy, it is argued here, are two aspects of the social process within which belief systems are defined and articulated. A number of characteristics of heresy are outlined: it is bothExpand
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The Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa (1912-1992)
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Performing the Nuclear Ceremony: The Arms Race as a Ritual
This article examines the nuclear arms race as ritualized behavior and evaluates characteristics of ritual to comprehend the dynamics of the arms race. Following a review of the literature andExpand
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Bureaucratic Insurgency: The Vatican and the Crisis of Modernism
The Zald and Berger model of "bureaucratic insurgency" is assessed in light of data of the "modernist movement" in the Roman Catholic Church. Our historical case study of this movement producesExpand
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