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Theda Skocpol

Autor(a) de States and Social Revolutions

26+ Works 1,054 Membros 4 Reviews

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Theda Skocpol is professor of government and sociology at Harvard University and the author of Boomerang: Health Care Reform and the Turn Against Government. (Bowker Author Biography)

Obras de Theda Skocpol

States and Social Revolutions (1979) 286 cópias
Boomerang (1996) 44 cópias

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I'll say up-front that this book most certainly could have used an additional pass with an editor... its structure and writing both suffer from being under-developed. This could be because it's not quite made for a pop audience (the authors are academics, etc), but I'm reviewing it as a pop-poli sci reader, so that's my perspective. Regardless, the picture it paints--a "how we got here" with regard to the American far-right--is helpful and detailed. I first read this book long before the 2016 US election and was grateful for a window into the minds of people with a very fundamentally different politics than my own. Since 2016, I've recommended it to so many friends who were puzzled/surprised by 2016's results.… (mais)
 
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stephencolon | 1 outra resenha | Jan 6, 2022 |
There wasn't much to this book other than a lot of poll discussion and some anecdotes, although some of the media discussion was interesting. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone whose bookclub hasn't chosen it since it wasn't very clearly written.
 
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natcontrary | 1 outra resenha | May 21, 2018 |
Skocpol's first period was perhaps the best. Some of these essays form very interesting intros to the examined authors; others are rather prosaic
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experimentalis | Jan 3, 2008 |
how can a book on such an interesting subject be so boring? still, worth reading
 
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experimentalis | Jan 3, 2008 |

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