Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Regimes and Repertoires$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Charles Tilly

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780226803500

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CHICAGO SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.chicago.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Chicago Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CHSO for personal use.date: 23 September 2021

Trajectories of Change

Trajectories of Change

Chapter:
(p.90) Chapter Five Trajectories of Change
Source:
Regimes and Repertoires
Author(s):

Charles Tilly

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0005

This chapter explores regime change, change in the forms of contentious politics, and interactions between them. It attempts to answer this query: when regimes and repertoires alter simultaneously, how do those changes interact, and why? Regimes reshape themselves and thereby alter political opportunities, thus transforming repertoires. Trajectories of regimes and repertoires interact. It closely reviews South Africa's mutual mutations of regimes and repertoires before treating interactions of regimes and repertoires much more generally. A scheme is presented that offers a crude but serviceable model of how regime change does affect popular contention, from governmental change to regime realignment to alterations of political opportunity structures (POS) to changes in contention. The scheme also describes processes that commonly occur when a high-capacity, nondemocratic regime moves toward democracy. South Africa's trajectories belong to a larger family of interactions between changes in regimes and repertoires.

Keywords:   repertoires, contentious politics, regimes, South Africa, political opportunity structures, democracy

Chicago Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.