Coalitions & Political Movements The Lessons of the Nuclear Freeze (Exploring Political Behavior)

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  • Arms negotiation & control,
  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Peace studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Peace movements,
  • Arms Control And Disarmament,
  • Peace And Peace Movements,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Antinuclear movement,
  • Nuclear disarmament

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ContributionsThomas R. Rochon (Editor), David S. Meyer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8575854M
ISBN 101555877443
ISBN 109781555877446

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Rochon & Stephen P. Wood --Dilemmas of organization in peace campaigns / Robert Kleidman & Thomas R.

Rochon --Competition and cooperation in movement coalitions: lobbying for peace in the s / Will Hathaway & David S. The Theory of Political Coalitions is an academic book on positive political theory written by the American political scientist William H.

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