Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
Professor Sidney Tarrow's areas of interest include comparative politics, social movements, political parties, collective action, and political sociology. His 1990 monograph, Democracy and Disorder (Oxford), received the Best Book in Collective Action and Social Movements award from the American Sociological Association. His major book is Power in Movement (Cambridge 1998). In the past five years, Professor Tarrow has co-authored or edited four other books and monographs, including The Social Movement Society (Rowman and Littlefield, 1998; edited with D. Meyer), Contentious Europeans (Rowman and Littlefield, 1998; with D. Imig), Dynamics of Contention (Cambridge, 2001; with D. McAdam and C. Tilly), and Silence and Voice in the Study of Contentious Politics (Cambridge, 2001; with R. Amizade et al), and numerous articles in sociological and political science journals.