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politics of insurgency

J. Craig Jenkins

politics of insurgency

the farm worker movement in the 1960s

by J. Craig Jenkins

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Farm Workers -- History.,
  • Trade-unions -- Agricultural laborers -- California -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Agricultural laborers -- California -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Social movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.Craig Jenkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6515.A292
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21198453M
    ISBN 100231056923, 0231056931

    In documenting the shift from armed struggle to electoral politics, the book adds to ongoing debates about contemporary Latin America politics, the "pink tide," and post-neoliberal electoralism. It also charts new avenues in the study of insurgency and its aftermath. Summary: Offers an interpretation of the politics of the 's and the social forces which gave rise to that stormy decade. Focuses on the farm worker movement under the leadership of Cesar Chavez.

    Burma book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of Burma: Insurgency and the Politics of Ethnicity. Write a review. Carlos rated it it was amazing. Most probably, the best book about an extremely complex issue. This encyclopedic book, fruit of decades of research in and outside /5. An insurgency can be fought via counter-insurgency warfare, and may also be opposed by measures to protect the population and by political and economic actions of various kinds, as well as propaganda aimed at undermining the insurgents' claims against the incumbent regime.

      Violent Politics A History of Insurgency, Terrorism, and Guerrilla War, from the American Revolution to Iraq. by William R. Polk. On Sale: 10/13/ Insurgent Democracy’s thoughtful discussion helps restore the broader political imaginary of the NPL’s vision.” American Historical Review “Lansing casts a keen eye on a populist movement that briefly unsettled politics on the western plains, providing a blueprint for citizen agency in a corporate age.


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Politics of insurgency by J. Craig Jenkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Violent Politics, William R. Polk takes us on a concise, brilliant tour of insurgencies throughout history, beginning with America's own struggle for independence.

Continuing on, Polk explores the role of insurgency in other notable conflicts—including the Spanish guerrilla war against Napoleon, the Irish struggle for independence, the Algerian War of National Independence, and Vietnam—eventually /5(21).

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It does so by examining the membership, structure, and behavior of four insurgent movements in Uganda, Mozambique, and by: In Violent Politics, William Polk takes us on a concise, brilliant tour of insurgencies throughout history, starting with the American struggle for independence In the current Middle East, insurgency tactics are used with frequency and increasing success/5.

The popular uprising of swept away 26 years of military rule under General Ne Win in name only. The National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the election.

But, as this book relates, the military remained in control and the future of Cited by: This book presents a theory that accounts for the different strategies pursued by rebel groups in civil war, explaining why patterns of insurgent violence vary so much across conflicts.

It does so. The major explanations of insurgency, then, are cast in terms of social power: structures of dominance that contain antagonistic interests, changes in political power that create opportunities for collective action, the mobilization of resources for sustained challenges, and power struggles that bring about changes in institutional structures.

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This book examines the strategy and means to defeat insurgenct or guerrilla movements based on the author's first-hand experience in China, Greece, Indochina, and Algeria.|This volume in the Praeger Security International (Psi) series Classics of the Counterinsurgency Era defines the laws of insurgency and outlines the strategy and tactics to combat such by:   Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics is seeking submissions by artists for our third issue, Spirituality and Abolition, to be edited by Ashon Crawley and Roberto Sirvent.

Abolition conceptualizes art as another mode of knowledge creation and. Mahmood Mamdani begins his piece on ‘The Politics of Naming’ (LRB, 8 March) with a parallel between ‘state-connected counter-insurgencies in Iraq and Darfur’. But the counter-insurgency in Iraq is organised by a foreign power and is the result of foreign occupation while the counter-insurgency in Darfur is organised by the national government and has no foreign cause.

'Inside Rebellion offers an insightful account of insurgent politics that extrapolates from empirical data to construct an overarching theoretical framework.

This ambitious and wide-ranging book confronts the question of why rebel attempts to capture state power display such variations in violence.5/5(3). This book presents a theory that accounts for the different strategies pursued by rebel groups in civil war, explaining why patterns of insurgent violence vary so much across conflicts.

It does so by examining the membership, structure, and behavior of four insurgent movements in Uganda, Mozambique, and : $ The popular uprising of swept away 26 years of military rule under General Ne Win in name only. The National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the Insurgent is a science fiction young adult novel by American novelist Veronica Roth and the second book in the Divergent trilogy.

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Following the events of the previous novel, a war now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. While trying to save the Author: Veronica Roth. The book Burma: Insurgency and the Politics of Ethnic Conflict, Martin Smith is published by Zed Books. The Chicago Distribution Center is temporarily closed.

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Nagl, Counterinsurge. The popular uprising of swept away 26 years of military rule under General Ne Win in name only. The National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the 5/5(1). This book looks at variations in the degree to which insurgent groups use indiscriminate violence against civilian populations, drawing on case studies from Uganda, Mozambique, and Peru.

I dont have any in-depth familiarity with those conflicts so will have to defer to the author on the accuracy of his reporting and analysis of the specifics/5. Violent Politics: A History of Insurgency, Terrorism Published by User, 11 years ago An extraordinary review of the political history of terrorism from a /5(5).

Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance.political control over at least some of the population and, as a result, a shield from behind which to strike its conventional opponent at will.

An insurgency is a competition between insurgent and government for.Years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a loosely organized insurgency continues to target American and Coalition soldiers, as well as Iraqi security forces and civilians, with devastating results.

In this sobering account of the ongoing violence, Ahmed Hashim, a specialist on Middle Eastern strategic issues and on irregular warfare, reveals the insurgents behind the widespread revolt, their 4/5(2).