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Sidney Tarrow

Emeritus Maxwell Upson Professor of Government and Adjunct Professor, Cornell Law School

White Hall, Room 116
sgt2@cornell.edu
607-229-8273

Educational Background

  • B.A. Syracuse University, 1960, American  Studies

  • M.A. Columbia University, 1961, Public Law and Government

  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1965, Political Science

Overview

  • Social movements and contentious politics (Power in Movement, Cambridge, 2011)
  • Transnational Social movements (The New Transnational Activism, Cambridge, 2005)
  • European comparative politics (with Doug Imig, Contentious Europeans, Rowman and Littlefield, 2001)
  • War and movements (War, States and Contention, Cornell, 2015).

Departments/Programs

  • Government

Graduate Fields

  • Government
  • Sociology

Courses

Publications

  • 2015. War, States, and Contention. Cornell University Press.
  • 2011. Power in Movement, Third Edition, Cambridge University Press.
  • 2006. (with Charles Tilly). Contentious Politics. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers (trans: Politica conflittuale. Milan: Mondadori, 2007).
  • 2005. The New Transnational Activism. Cambridge University Press.
  • 2005. (with Donatella della Porta, eds.). Transnational Protest and Global Activism. Lanham, MD: Rowman Littlefield.
  • 2001. (with Doug Imig, eds.) Contentious Europeans: Protest and Politics in Europeanizing Polity. Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.
  • 2001. (with Doug McAdam and Charles Tilly) Dynamics of Contention. Cambridge University Press. (trans. Dinamica de la contienda politica. Madrid: Hacer Editorial, 2005).
  • 2001. (with Ron Aminzade, et al.) Silence and Voice in the Study of Contentious Politics. Cambridge University Press.