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17.581 Riots, Rebellions, Revolutions (MIT) 17.581 Riots, Rebellions, Revolutions (MIT)

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This course examines different types of violent political conflict. It compares and contrasts several social science approaches (psychological, sociological, and political) and analyzes their ability to explain variation in outbreak, duration and outcome of conflict. Incidents such as riots in the U.S. during the 1960's, riots in India, the Yugoslav wars, and the Russian Revolution, as well as current international events are discussed. This course examines different types of violent political conflict. It compares and contrasts several social science approaches (psychological, sociological, and political) and analyzes their ability to explain variation in outbreak, duration and outcome of conflict. Incidents such as riots in the U.S. during the 1960's, riots in India, the Yugoslav wars, and the Russian Revolution, as well as current international events are discussed.

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social action | social action | rational choice | rational choice | riots | riots | rebellions | rebellions | revolutions | revolutions | rationality | rationality | j-curve | j-curve | Southeast Asia | Southeast Asia | peasant movement | peasant movement | Vietnam | Vietnam | politics | politics | insurgency | insurgency | civil war | civil war | ethnicity | ethnicity | race riot | race riot | urban riot | urban riot | Rodney King | Rodney King | relative deprivation | relative deprivation | Spilerman | Spilerman | racial disturbances | racial disturbances | protest | protest | nationalist violence | nationalist violence | USSR | USSR | Balkans | Balkans | ethnic polarization | ethnic polarization | Kosovo | Kosovo | Arab Spring | Arab Spring | Mali | Mali

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Open Journalism, Social Media and the England Riots

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Paul Lewis, Special Projects Editor, Guardian, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism seminar series on ope journalism, social media and the England Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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social media | english riots | media | twitter | journalism | riots | reuters | technology | social media | english riots | media | twitter | journalism | riots | reuters | technology | 2013-01-16

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17.581 Riots, Rebellions, Revolutions (MIT)

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This course examines different types of violent political conflict. It compares and contrasts several social science approaches (psychological, sociological, and political) and analyzes their ability to explain variation in outbreak, duration and outcome of conflict. Incidents such as riots in the U.S. during the 1960's, riots in India, the Yugoslav wars, and the Russian Revolution, as well as current international events are discussed.

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social action | rational choice | riots | rebellions | revolutions | rationality | j-curve | Southeast Asia | peasant movement | Vietnam | politics | insurgency | civil war | ethnicity | race riot | urban riot | Rodney King | relative deprivation | Spilerman | racial disturbances | protest | nationalist violence | USSR | Balkans | ethnic polarization | Kosovo | Arab Spring | Mali

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Verifying social media information in real time: from the UK riots to the Boston bombings, via Hurricane Sandy

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Farida Vis, University of Sheffield, gives a talk for the RISJ seminar series on social media and the news on June 12th 2013. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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social media | boston bombings | media | twitter | journalism | london riots | news | hurricane sandy | social media | boston bombings | media | twitter | journalism | london riots | news | hurricane sandy

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The August 2011 Riots: A Political Act

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Dr Kathryn Nwajiaku-Dahou (Politics Department, Oxford) gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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youth | civil disorder | riots | young people | politics | education | ethnicity | youth | civil disorder | riots | young people | politics | education | ethnicity | 2010-10-15

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The Issue of Contemporary Education Policies and their impact on black youth

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Professor Gus John gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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youth | civil disorder | riots | young people | education | ethnicity | youth | civil disorder | riots | young people | education | ethnicity | 2011-10-14

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Pause - Reflection on the August Riots

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Martin Glynn, Birmingham City University, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Black Youth, Social Progression and Community

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Professor Cecile Wright, Nottingham Trent University and Jamaican Diaspora UK, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Black Families in Britain as the continuing site of struggle

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Dr Carl Hylton, Leeds Bicentenary Transformation Project, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Nigel Carter, NHS Community Development Worker, Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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The August 2011 Riots; What Lies Beneath?

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Tonica Hunter gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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The Rioters and their failed attempt to get their voices heard

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Dr Michael Williams, Sussex University, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Introduction to the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots

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Dr Patricia Daley (Jesus College, Oxford) introduces the Oxford Symposium on the August Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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The Issue of Contemporary Education Policies and their impact on black youth

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Professor Gus John gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

youth | civil disorder | riots | young people | education | ethnicity | youth | civil disorder | riots | young people | education | ethnicity | 2011-10-14

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Pause - Reflection on the August Riots

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Martin Glynn, Birmingham City University, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Black Youth, Social Progression and Community

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Professor Cecile Wright, Nottingham Trent University and Jamaican Diaspora UK, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | youth | police | community | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Black Families in Britain as the continuing site of struggle

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Dr Carl Hylton, Leeds Bicentenary Transformation Project, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Nigel Carter, NHS Community Development Worker, Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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The August 2011 Riots; What Lies Beneath?

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Tonica Hunter gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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The Rioters and their failed attempt to get their voices heard

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Dr Michael Williams, Sussex University, gives a talk for the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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Introduction to the Oxford Symposium on the August 2011 Riots

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Dr Patricia Daley (Jesus College, Oxford) introduces the Oxford Symposium on the August Riots. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | police | crime | riots | poverty | politics | london | political demonstration | 2011-10-14

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21H.104J Riots, Strikes, and Conspiracies in American History (MIT) 21H.104J Riots, Strikes, and Conspiracies in American History (MIT)

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This course uses readings and discussions to focus on a series of short-term events that shed light on American politics, culture, and social organization. It emphasizes finding ways to make sense of these complicated, highly traumatic events, and on using them to understand larger processes of change in American history. The class also gives students experience with primary documentation research through a term paper assignment. This course uses readings and discussions to focus on a series of short-term events that shed light on American politics, culture, and social organization. It emphasizes finding ways to make sense of these complicated, highly traumatic events, and on using them to understand larger processes of change in American history. The class also gives students experience with primary documentation research through a term paper assignment.

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riot | riot | strike | strike | conspiracy | conspiracy | cities | cities | urbanism | urbanism | U.S. history | U.S. history | revolutionary war | revolutionary war | boston tea party | boston tea party | civil war | civil war | slavery | slavery | slave uprisings | slave uprisings | Anthony Burns | Anthony Burns | Henry David Thoreau | Henry David Thoreau | industrial revolution | industrial revolution | textile workers | textile workers | Lawrence | Lawrence | MA | MA | student uprising | student uprising | Vietnam War | Vietnam War | Columbia University | Columbia University | communism | communism | socialism | socialism | Lawrence | MA | Lawrence | MA | 21h.104 | 21h.104 | 11.015 | 11.015

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The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature | Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature

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The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature | Tonga | Decay | enchantment | american literature | riots | attrition | second language loss | Irish literature

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9.916 Special Topics: Social Animals (MIT) 9.916 Special Topics: Social Animals (MIT)

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Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology. Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.

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social animals | social animals | social | social | animals | animals | society | society | human society | human society | members | members | community | community | living together | living together | mutual benefit | mutual benefit | people | people | region | region | country | country | world | world | whole | whole | association | association | body | body | individuals | individuals | functional interdependence | functional interdependence | national or cultural identity | national or cultural identity | social solidarity | social solidarity | language or hierarchical organization | language or hierarchical organization | patterns of relationships between individuals sharing a distinctive culture and institutions | patterns of relationships between individuals sharing a distinctive culture and institutions | groups | groups | economic | economic | social or industrial infrastructure | social or industrial infrastructure | made up of a varied collection of individuals | made up of a varied collection of individuals | ethnic groups | ethnic groups | nation state | nation state | broader cultural group | broader cultural group | organized voluntary association of people for religious | organized voluntary association of people for religious | benevolent | benevolent | cultural | cultural | scientific | scientific | political | political | patriotic | patriotic | or other purposes. | or other purposes.

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