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Breaking Down the State : Protestors Engaged (Hardcover)

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In this important book, Jan Willem Duyvendak and James M. Jasper bring together an internationally acclaimed group of contributors to demonstrate the complexities of the social and political spheres in various areas of public policy. By breaking down the state into the players who really make decisions and pursue coherent strategies, these essays provide new perspectives on the interactions between political protestors and the many parts of the statefrom courts, political parties, and legislators to police, armies, and intelligence services. By analyzing politics as the interplay of various players within structured arenas,Breaking Down the State provides an innovative look at law and order versus opposing movements in countries across the globe.
In this important book, Jan Willem Duyvendak and James M. Jasper bring together an internationally acclaimed group of contributors to demonstrate the complexities of the social and political spheres in various areas of public policy. By breaking down the state into the players who really make decisions and pursue coherent strategies, these essays provide new perspectives on the interactions between political protestors and the many parts of the statefrom courts, political parties, and legislators to police, armies, and intelligence services. By analyzing politics as the interplay of various players within structured arenas,Breaking Down the State provides an innovative look at law and order versus opposing movements in countries across the globe.
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: General
Series Title: Protest and Social Movements
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: November 15, 2015
TCIN: 17175055
UPC: 9789089647597
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-8374

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