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    Within and Beyond the “Fourth Generation” of Revolutionary Theory.George Lawson - 2016 - Sociological Theory 34 (2):106-127.
    Recent years have seen renewed interest in the study of revolutions. Yet the burgeoning interest in revolutionary events has not been matched by a comparable interest in the development of revolutionary theory. For the most part, empirical studies of revolutions remain contained within the parameters established by the “fourth generation” of revolutionary theory. This body of work sees revolutions as conjunctural amalgams of systemic crisis, structural opening, and collective action, which arise from the intersection of international, economic, political, and symbolic (...)
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    Revolutions and the International.George Lawson - 2015 - Theory and Society 44 (4):299-319.
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    Leviathan: Contemporary Responses to the Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes.G. A. J. Rogers, Robert Filmer, George Lawson, John Bramhall & Edward Hyde Clarendon (eds.) - 1995 - Thoemmes Press.
    Each title in the "Key Issues" series aims to set the work in its historical context. In this collection of contemporary responses to "Leviathan", attention is focused on its critics who attacked Hobbes's moral, political and religious ideas in a series of pamphlets and short books.
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    World Systems Analysis: An Introduction.George Lawson - 2006 - Contemporary Political Theory 5 (1):98-100.
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    Early Responses to Hobbes: Observations, Censures, and Confutations of Notorious Errours in Mr. Hobbes His Leviathan.George Lawson - 1657 - Routledge/Thoemmes.
    Hobbes' philosophy is one of the high points of a century of great philosophical achievement and Leviathan is recognized as one of the great classics of political theory. But the response from Hobbes's contemporaries to his secular analysis of society demonstrated the challenging nature of his ideas. This collection of many of the major contemporary responses to his thought by leading figures, mostly never republished, provides an outstanding source for assessing his immediate impact and the long-term importance of his work.
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