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100 1  Weyland, Kurt Gerhard 
245 10 Making waves :|bdemocratic contention in Europe and Latin 
       America since the revolutions of 1848 /|cKurt Weyland, 
       University of Texas at Austin 
264  1 New York, NY :|bCambridge University Press,|c2014 
300    x, 318 pages :|billustration ;|c24 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-298) and 
       indexes 
505 8  Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: puzzling
       trends in waves of contention; 2. A new theory of 
       political diffusion: cognitive heuristics and 
       organizational development; 3. Organizational development 
       and changing modes of democratic contention; 4. The 
       tsunami of 1848: precipitous diffusion in inchoate 
       societies; 5. The delayed wave of 1917-19: organizational 
       leaders as guides of targeted contention; 6. The slow but 
       potent 'third wave' in South America: the prevalence of 
       negotiated transitions; 7. Crosscurrents of the third wave
       : inter-organizational competition and negotiation in 
       Chile; 8. Theoretical conclusions and comparative 
       perspectives 
520    "This study investigates the three main waves of political
       regime contention in Europe and Latin America. 
       Surprisingly, protest against authoritarian rule spread 
       across countries more quickly in the nineteenth century, 
       yet achieved greater success in bringing democracy in the 
       twentieth. To explain these divergent trends, the book 
       draws on cognitive-psychological insights about the 
       inferential heuristics that people commonly apply; these 
       shortcuts shape learning from foreign precedents such as 
       an autocrat's overthrow elsewhere. But these shortcuts had
       different force, depending on the political-organizational
       context. In the inchoate societies of the nineteenth 
       century, common people were easily swayed by these 
       heuristics: Jumping to the conclusion that they could 
       replicate such a foreign precedent in their own countries,
       they precipitously challenged powerful rulers, yet often 
       at inopportune moments -- and with low success. By the 
       twentieth century, however, political organizations had 
       formed. Their leaders had better capacities for 
       information processing, were less strongly affected by 
       cognitive shortcuts, and therefore waited for propitious 
       opportunities before initiating contention. As 
       organizational ties loosened the bounds of rationality, 
       contentious waves came to spread less rapidly, but with 
       greater success"--|cProvided by publisher 
650  0 Government, Resistance to|zEurope|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Government, Resistance to|zEurope|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Government, Resistance to|zLatin America|xHistory|y20thth 
       century 
650  0 Regime change|zEurope|xHistory|y19th century 
650  0 Regime change|zEurope|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Regime change|zLatin America|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Democracy|zEurope|xHistory|y20th century 
650  0 Democracy|zLatin America|xHistory|y20th century 
650  7 POLITICAL SCIENCE / General.|2bisacsh 
651  0 Europe|xPolitics and government|y19th century 
651  0 Europe|xPolitics and government|y20th century 
651  0 Latin America|xPolitics and government|y20th century 
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