Experiments with Truth: Analysis

Review of People Power and Political Change: Key Issues and Concepts

Since becoming a lecturer in politics in the 1960s, Carter has written on the interaction between direct action and the pursuit of democracy, as evinced by her Direct Action and Liberal Democracy (New York: Harper & Row, 1973) and Direct Action and Democracy Today (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2005). Her latest book, People Power and Political Change, takes a rigorously comparative approach, swiftly and with admirable brevity (only 177 pages) considering the major questions raised by the sweep of massive civil resistance movements against undemocratic regimes, including the Arab Awakening.

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