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The Sociology of Revolutions
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Foran, John. 2010. “The Sociology of Revolutions”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course will survey the causes, processes, and outcomes of some of the major social
revolutions of the modern epoch. Beginning with Theda Skocpol’s path-breaking study of the French, Russian, and Chinese revolutions, we will move to a consideration of revolutions in the Third World (including Cuba 1953-59, Central America in the 1970s and 1980s,...

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Marxist Sociology
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College 100

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