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The Case of California: Neopopulism and Retribution

Vanessa Barker

in The Politics of Imprisonment: How the Democratic Process Shapes the Way America Punishes Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195370027
eISBN:
9780199871315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370027.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the case study of California. It shows how a democratic process based on polarized populism led to a retributive penal regime, with high rates of imprisonment for all kinds of ... More


Getting In: Initial and Shifting Engagement

in Patterns of Protest: Trajectories of Participation in Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774109
eISBN:
9780804778190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774109.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines trajectories of political participation by focusing on who initially participates. It analyzes the roots of individual participation in social movements and looks at predictors ... More


Repertoires of Contention

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents a discussion on the repertoires of contention. We can capture some of the recurrent, historically embedded character of contentious politics by means of two related theatrical ... More


What Are Regimes?

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The relationship between regime change and contentious politics is complex, contingent, and variable. The book seeks to explain their mutual influence. It also proposes a dynamic causal account of ... More


The Protesting Middle East

Bahgat Korany and Rabab El-Mahdi

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the failure of comparative politics of the Middle East to foresee the Arab uprisings that swept the region in 2011. It argues that except for few attempts, the field's focus on ... More


The Rise of the Protest State: Theory and Hypotheses

Mason W. Moseley

in Protest State: The Rise of Everyday Contention in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190694005
eISBN:
9780190694036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694005.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews extant work from the contentious politics literature, relating it to the current state of affairs in Latin American democracies. It then proposes an original explanation of ... More


How Regimes Work

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins the adventure of classifying regimes and their changes by laying out first some tools for the description and analysis of contentious politics—government, governmental agents, ... More


Trajectories of Participation

in Patterns of Protest: Trajectories of Participation in Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774109
eISBN:
9780804778190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774109.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Many people join social movements or engage in contentious politics at some point in their lives, but not all of them are transformed by the experience become committed, lifelong activists. Some ... More


Conclusions

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter summarizes the key points and conclusions that were discussed previously in this book. The different chapters have shown amply that contentious repertoires differ dramatically from one ... More


Contention and Order

Rasmus Alenius Boserup

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the re-emergence of nonviolent contentious politics under president Bouteflika’s rule. Arising with the exhausting of violent rebel politics of the late 1990s, non-violent ... More


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