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Lineages of Despotism and DevelopmentBritish Colonialism and State Power

Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Matthew Lange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Traditionally, social scientists have assumed that past imperialism hinders the future development prospects of colonized nations. Challenging this widespread belief, this book argues that countries ... More

Politics and PartnershipsThe Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Elisabeth S. Clemens and Doug Guthrie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Exhorting people to volunteer is part of the everyday vocabulary of American politics. Routinely, members of both major parties call for partnerships between government and nonprofit organizations. ... More

Regimes and Repertoires

Regimes and Repertoires

Charles Tilly

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The means by which people protest—that is, their repertoires of contention—vary radically from one political regime to the next. Highly capable undemocratic regimes such as China's show no visible ... More

Sociology in AmericaA History

Sociology in America: A History

Craig Calhoun (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Though the word “sociology” was coined in Europe, the field of sociology grew most dramatically in America. Despite that disproportionate influence, American sociology has never been the subject of ... More

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