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Utopian realism: the challenge for "revolution" in our times

Halliday, Fred (2003) Utopian realism: the challenge for "revolution" in our times. In: Foran, John, (ed.) The Future of Revolutions: Rethinking Radical Change in the Age of Globalization. Zed Books, London, UK, pp. 300-309. ISBN 9781842770320

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Abstract

In this volume, a number of eminent historians, sociologists and political scientists who have spent their lives studying revolutionary processes reflect on the age of 20th century of revolution. They debate questions like: is the era of revolution over? What might the revolutions of the future look like? The face of transformative politics in the future and the directions of social change rest in large measure on the answers. A range of recent cases are taken up, from the intensely backward-looking movement of the Taliban in Afghanistan, to the magical revolution in progress in Chiapas.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.zedbooks.co.uk
Additional Information: © 2003 Zed Books Ltd
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for the Study of Human Rights
Departments > International Relations
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2008 13:26
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/9660/

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