Cover: Rebellion and Authority

Rebellion and Authority

Myths and Realities Reconsidered

Published 1966

by Nathan Constantin Leites, Charles Wolf, Jr.


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An attempt to clarify the vocabulary and theory currently associated with insurgency problems, and a discussion of an alternative approach to insurgency through analysis of rebellion as a system and as an organizational technique. It is concluded that control of insurgency should be separated from all other problems of less-developed countries, and that it should not be viewed as identical with nation-building or with economic, social, and political development in these countries.

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