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Reference groups and the theory of revolution

Urry, John (1973) Reference groups and the theory of revolution. International library of sociology . Routledge. ISBN 9780710075413

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Abstract

•Part 1 offers a detailed discussion of the concept of the reference group, tracing its development from the symbolic interactionist tradition and then showing how it came to be used in ways which emasculated some of the suppositions of that tradition. •Part 2 sets out a theory of revolutionary dissent, in which Dr Urry emphasizes the interconnection between analyses on the level of the social structure and the social actor. •The final section demonstrates the value of this theory by using it to account for the varying patterns of action and revolutionary thought and action in the Dutch East Indies in the first half of this century.

Item Type: Book/Report/Proceedings
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Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology
ID Code: 74982
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 04 Aug 2015 16:26
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2017 01:47
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/74982

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