Social movements and the new state [electronic resource] : the fate of pro-democracy organizations when democracy is won / Brian K. Grodsky.
- Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2012.
1 online resource (216 p.)
- Social movements -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Democratization -- Case studies.
Democracy -- Case studies.
- Electronic books.
- The world's democracies cheered as the social movements of the Arab Spring ended the reigns of longstanding dictators and ushered in the possibility of democracy. Yet these unique transitions also fit into a broader pattern of democratic breakthroughs around the globe, where political leaders emerge from the pro-democracy movement that helped affect change. In Social Movements and the New State, Brian Grodsky examines the relationships between new political elites and the civil society organizations that brought them to power in three culturally and geographically disparate countr
- Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: How Many Lives Does a Social Movement Have?; 2. From Mobilization to Victory: Democratization and the Fate of Social-Movement Organizations; 3. From Solidarity to Isolation: How Poland's Pro-Democracy Movement Lost in the Transition; 4. From Elation to Frustration: The Tale of South Africa's Two Organization al Giants; 5. The Struggle of NGOs After the Rose Revolution; 6. Implications and Conclusions; Appendices; Appendix 1: Methodology; Appendix 2: Georgia Interviews; Appendix 3: Poland Interviews; Appendix 4: South Africa Interviews; Notes
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1515/9780804783668 doi
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