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Social Transformations and Revolutions: Reflections and Analyses

Johann P. Arnason and Marek Hrubec

Abstract

Problems of social transformations and revolutions belong to the classical agenda of social inquiry, as well as to the most prominent challenges encountered by contemporary societies. The twenty-fifth anniversary of the Soviet collapse of socialism prompts a timely reflection on the significant transformations and revolutions which took place since then. The book analyses the transformation of Europe and the United States, and the extent to which their military actions in the wake of 9/11 have had a major transformative global impact. It also examines how the economic crisis that began in 2007 ... More

Keywords: revolution, transformation, civilisation, socialism, crisis, global capitalism, collapse, state, democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474415347
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415347.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Johann P. Arnason, editor
La Trobe University

Marek Hrubec, editor
Czech Academy of Sciences