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  • Popular Contention in Great Britain, 1758-1834by Charles Tilly

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    'A rich and thoughtful book.' History 'A magnificent empirical resource accompanied by a subtle and powerful framework of interpretation...It is not often that historical scholarship is so effectively harnessed to the sociological imagination.' American Journal of Sociology 'This is a masterpiece of social movement analysis by an author at the peak... more...

  • Identities, Boundaries and Social Tiesby Charles Tilly

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 40.95

    Identities, Boundaries and Social Ties offers a distinctive, coherent account of social processes and individuals' connections to their larger social and political worlds. It is novel in demonstrating the connections between inequality and de-democratization, between identities and social inequality, and between citizenship and identities. The book... more...

  • George C. Homansby A Javier Treviqo; Charles Tilly

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 75.95

    George C. Homans: History, Theory, and Method offers original essays written by scholars from the fields of sociology, history, anthropology, and literature with the aim of assessing Homans's rich and diverse intellectual contributions. It is the first volume in over thirty years to offer a reappraisal of the life and work of one of the twentieth century's... more...

  • Durable Inequalityby Charles Tilly

    University of California Press 1998; US$ 31.95

    Charles Tilly, in this eloquent manifesto, presents a powerful new approach to the study of persistent social inequality. How, he asks, do long-lasting, systematic inequalities in life chances arise, and how do they come to distinguish members of different socially defined categories of persons? Exploring representative paired and unequal categories,... more...

  • Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650?2000by Charles Tilly

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    This book is an analysis of the relationship between democratization and contentious politics. more...

  • Democracyby Charles Tilly

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 22.00

    This book makes the case for recasting current theories of democracy, democratization and de-democratization. more...

  • Trust and Ruleby Charles Tilly

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    This 2005 book provides an essential background to the explanation of democratization and de-democratization. more...

  • Credit and Blameby Charles Tilly

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    In his eye-opening book Why? , world-renowned social scientist Charles Tilly exposed some startling truths about the excuses people make and the reasons they give. Now he's back with further explorations into the complexities of human relationships, this time examining what's really going on when we assign credit or cast blame. Everybody... more...

  • Regimes and Repertoiresby Charles Tilly

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    The means by which people protest?that is, their repertoires of contention?vary radically from one political regime to the next. Highly capable undemocratic regimes such as China's show no visible signs of popular social movements, yet produce many citizen protests against arbitrary, predatory government. Less effective and undemocratic governments... more...

  • Why?by Charles Tilly

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    Why? is a book about the explanations we give and how we give them--a fascinating look at the way the reasons we offer every day are dictated by, and help constitute, social relationships. Written in an easy-to-read style by distinguished social historian Charles Tilly, the book explores the manner in which people claim, establish, negotiate,... more...