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Theda Skocpol

Autor/a de States and Social Revolutions

26+ obres 1,070 Membres 4 Ressenyes

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Theda Skocpol is professor of government and sociology at Harvard University and the author of Boomerang: Health Care Reform and the Turn Against Government. (Bowker Author Biography)

Obres de Theda Skocpol

States and Social Revolutions (1979) 290 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Boomerang (1996) 44 exemplars
Vision and Method in Historical Sociology (1984) 42 exemplars, 1 ressenya

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The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in Twentieth-Century History and Theory (1999) — Col·laborador — 272 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Community Works: The Revival of Civil Society in America (1998) — Col·laborador — 30 exemplars

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I'll say up-front that this book most certainly could have used an additional pass with an editor... its structure and writing both suffer from being under-developed. This could be because it's not quite made for a pop audience (the authors are academics, etc), but I'm reviewing it as a pop-poli sci reader, so that's my perspective. Regardless, the picture it paints--a "how we got here" with regard to the American far-right--is helpful and detailed. I first read this book long before the 2016 US election and was grateful for a window into the minds of people with a very fundamentally different politics than my own. Since 2016, I've recommended it to so many friends who were puzzled/surprised by 2016's results.… (més)
 
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stephencolon | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Jan 6, 2022 |
There wasn't much to this book other than a lot of poll discussion and some anecdotes, although some of the media discussion was interesting. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone whose bookclub hasn't chosen it since it wasn't very clearly written.
 
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natcontrary | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | May 21, 2018 |
Skocpol's first period was perhaps the best. Some of these essays form very interesting intros to the examined authors; others are rather prosaic
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experimentalis | Jan 3, 2008 |
how can a book on such an interesting subject be so boring? still, worth reading
 
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experimentalis | Jan 3, 2008 |

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