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" In reality the mere existence of privations is not enough to cause an insurrection; if it were, the masses would be always in revolt. "
Radical Islam Rising: Muslim Extremism in the West - Page 12
by Quintan Wiktorowicz - 2005 - 248 pages
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Republican China, 1912-1949

John K. Fairbank, Denis Crispin Twitchett, Albert Feuerwerker - China - 1986 - 1092 pages
...Stincheombe, Theorttitrl methods in ioda1 bisloiy, 34. Nore also Leon Trotsky: 'In reality the mere exisrence of privations is not enough to cause an insurrection; if it were, the masses would he always in revolt. It is necessary that the hankruptcy of the social regime, besng conclusively revealed,...
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The Three Worlds: Culture and World Development

Peter Worsley - History - 1984 - 409 pages
...no longer able to live and rule in the old way'. In expanding what that meant, Trotsky remarked that 'the mere existence of privations is not enough to...cause an insurrection; if it were, the masses would always be in revolt'. His own analysis of the Russian Revolution, therefore, begins not only with the...
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Revolution, a Sociological Interpretation

Michael S. Kimmel - Social Science - 1990 - 252 pages
...and the progressive worsening of the conditions of the proletariat. As he writes (1959, vol. 2: vii): the mere existence of privations is not enough to...insurrection; if it were, the masses would be always in revolt. It is necessary that the bankruptcy of the social regime, being conclusively revealed, should...
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The Nationalist Era in China, 1927-1949

Lloyd E. Eastman - History - 1986 - 406 pages
...Arthur L. Stinchcombe, Theoretical methods in social history, 14. Note also Leon Trotsky: 'In reality the mere existence of privations is not enough to...insurrection; if it were, the masses would be always in revolt. It is necessary that the bankruptcy of the social regime, being conclusively revealed, should...
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Social Revolutions in the Modern World

Theda Skocpol - History - 1994 - 354 pages
...that the "misery breeds revolt" hypothesis does not explain very much. Leon Trotsky once wrote that "the mere existence of privations is not enough to...insurrection; if it were, the masses would be always in revolt."2 His point is still relevant for much of today's Third World. Similarly, although professional...
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Militant Labor in the Philippines

Lois A. West - Business & Economics - 1997 - 244 pages
...that "the 'misery breeds revolt' hypothesis does not explain very much. Leon Trotsky once wrote that 'the mere existence of privations is not enough to...insurrection; if it were, the masses would be always in revolt.' His point is still relevant for much of today's Third World. . . . Both widespread oppression...
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Theorizing Revolutions

John Foran - Political Science - 1997 - 300 pages
...intensified grievances would transmute readily into insurrection. As Leon Trotsky most aptly put it, "the mere existence of privations is not enough to...cause an insurrection; if it were, the masses would always be in revolt."29 Thus organizational capacity, as Tilly noted most clearly,30 and all types...
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Revolution: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Volume 4

Rosemary H. T. O'Kane - Political science - 2000 - 528 pages
...that the "misery breeds revolt" hypothesis does not explain very much. Leon Trotsky once wrote that "the mere existence of privations is not enough to...insurrection; if it were, the masses would be always in revolt."2 His point is still relevant for much of today's Third World. Similarly, although professional...
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Native Insurgencies and the Genocidal Impulse in the Americas

Nicholas A. Robins - Social Science - 2005 - 304 pages
...closely associated with nativistic millennialism, this is not the only cause. As Leon Trotsky noted, "The mere existence of privations is not enough to...cause an insurrection; if it were, the masses would always be in revolt." 19 Social unrest and revolution may also come about in a context of prosperity,...
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Development and the Next Generation

Family & Relationships - 2006 - 317 pages
...riots, or terror have roots in grievances and perceived injustices. As Trotsky observed, however, "The mere existence of privations is not enough to...cause an insurrection; if it were, the masses would always be in revolt." Political violence requires a motive, but also a group identity and the subsequent...
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