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Minutes to Midnight : Nuclear Weapons Protest in America - Frances B. McCrea

Minutes to Midnight

Nuclear Weapons Protest in America

Paperback Published: 1st October 1989
ISBN: 9780803934184
Number Of Pages: 200

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<B>Minutes to Midnight </B>explores the dynamics of the antinuclear protest movement, particularly the freeze and its origins, growth, decline, and enduring problems. Beginning with a historical analysis of early attempts to control nuclear weapons, the authors then use a unique sociohistorical case study to give new insight into how social change occurs in postindustrial society. The seven chapters examine the problems created by the development of technology, nuclear weapons, and the creation of new social classes and new social movements as vehicles to accumulate power.

The Rise and Fall of the Freeze
Social Problems in Postindustrial Society
Atomic Scientists Movement and the Bulletin
Ban the Bomb
The Freeze
Origins, Growth and Decline
The Freeze
Strategy, Tactics and Social Control
Beyond the Freeze
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ISBN: 9780803934184
ISBN-10: 0803934181
Series: Violence, Cooperation, Peace
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st October 1989
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.12  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.29

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