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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


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


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


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


Contentious Minds: How Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Florence Passy and Gian-Andrea Monsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190078010
eISBN:
9780190078058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Psychology and Interaction

Why does the mind matter for joint action? Contentious Minds is a comparative study of how cognitive and relational processes allow activists to sustain their commitment. With survey data and ... More


Fueling Resistance: The Contentious Political Economy of Biofuels and Fracking

Kate J. Neville

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197535585
eISBN:
9780197535615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535585.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book explores how and why controversies over liquid biofuels (bioethanol and biodiesel) and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) unfolded in surprisingly similar ways in the Global North and South. ... 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


The Contentious Politics of Higher Education

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides an overview of the analysis of transformation in higher education (HE) policies and student politics, linking them to research on the policy outcomes of social movements. HE ... 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


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


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

Bahgat Korany and Rabab El-Mahdi (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book tries to answer three questions: 1) A ‘why’ question: the reason we have been surprised by the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring.’ Do we have the right conceptual lenses to understand the region ... More


Introduction—Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: A Comparative Perspective

Eitan Y. Alimi

in Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter lays out the rationale for, and merits of, comparing Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) revolts with cases from other parts of the world by situating the book in the ... More


Introduction: Social Movements, Contentious Politics, and Radicalization

Eitan Y. Alimi, Chares Demetriou, and Lorenzo Bosi

in The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199937707
eISBN:
9780190236601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937707.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

Why is it that despite the prevalence of extreme ideologies, profound deprivation, and aggressive impulses and motives among opposition movements worldwide, only some of the movements’ member ... More


Trajectories of Change

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/9780226803531.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

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, ... More


Social Movements

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/9780226803531.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter investigates how social movements work. Social movements differ from other forms of contentious politics in their combination of sustained campaigns of claim-making, an exceptional array ... 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


Conclusions

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This concluding chapter summarizes the empirical results presented in the previous chapters from a comparative perspective by locating them within previous research on social movement outcomes. In ... More


Collective Violence

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/9780226803531.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter creates a typology of collective violence. It then evaluates how forms and intensities of collective violence vary across regimes. It uses the evaluation to civil war and terror, ... More


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