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    Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction.Jack A. Goldstone - 2013 - Oup Usa.
    Revolutions have shaped world politics for the last three hundred years. This volume shows why revolutions occur, how they unfold, and where they created democracies and dictatorships. Jack A. Goldstone presents the history of revolutions from America and France to the collapse of the Soviet Union, 'People Power' revolutions, and the Arab revolts.
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    Putting Values and Institutions Back Into the Theory of Strategic Action Fields.Jack A. Goldstone & Bert Useem - 2012 - Sociological Theory 30 (1):37-47.
    Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam have presented a new theory of how collective action creates the structure and dynamics of societies. At issue is the behavior of social movements, organizations, states, political parties, and interest groups. They argue that all of these phenomena are produced by social actors (which may be individuals or groups) involved in strategic action. This allows Fligstein and McAdam to advance a unified theory of "strategic action fields." This article takes issue with aspects of Fligstein and (...)
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    More Social Movements or Fewer? Beyond Political Opportunity Structures to Relational Fields.Jack A. Goldstone - 2004 - Theory and Society 33 (3/4):333-365.
  4. The Rise of the West—or Not? A Revision to Socio-Economic History.Jack A. Goldstone - 2000 - Sociological Theory 18 (2):175-194.
    The debate over the "Rise of the West" has generally been over which factor or factors-cultural, geoographic, or material-in European history led Europe to diverge from the World's pre-industrial civilizations. This article aims to shift the terms of the debate by arguing that there were no causal factors that made Europe's industrialization inevitable or even likely. Rather, most of Europe would not and could not move toward industrialization any more than China or India or Japan. Rather, a very accidental combination (...)
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    Ideology, Cultural Frameworks, and the Process of Revolution.Jack A. Goldstone - 1991 - Theory and Society 20 (4):405-453.
  6. Cultural Orthodoxy, Risk, and Innovation: The Divergence of East and West in the Early Modern World.Jack A. Goldstone - 1987 - Sociological Theory 5 (2):119-135.
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    Capitalist Origins of the English Revolution.Jack A. Goldstone - 1983 - Theory and Society 12 (2):143-180.
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    Either / Or—Why Ideas, Science, Imperialism, and Institutions All Matter in the "Rise of the West".Jack A. Goldstone - 2016 - Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 9 (2):14.
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  9. Regional Ecology and Agrarian Development in England and France.Jack A. Goldstone - 1988 - Politics and Society 16 (2-3):287-334.
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    Reinterpreting the French Revolution.Jack A. Goldstone - 1984 - Theory and Society 13 (5):697-713.
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    Stages Do Matter; and There Are Even More of Them to Consider.Jack A. Goldstone - 2019 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 49 (2):259-262.
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  12. History & Mathematics: Political Demography and Global Ageing.Leonid Grinin, Jack A. Goldstone & Andrey V. Korotayev (eds.) - 2015 - Uchitel Publishing House.
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