Collective Violence, Contentious Politics, and Social Change: A Charles Tilly Reader.pdf
Charles Tilly is among the most influential American sociologists of the last century. For the first time, a comprehensive overview of his groundbreaking work is available in one accessible reader. This volume brings together the highlights of his oeuvre, including his contributions to the following areas: war, state making, and organized crime; collective violence, revolution, and social change; democratization and contentious politics; poverty, categorical inequality, and migration; and stories, identities, and social relations. The selections serve as guideposts for those who wish to study his work in greater depth or use his methodology to examine the pressing issues of our time.