Passive Revolutions and the Dynamics of Social Change in the Peripheries


My contribution to the debate dissects the concept of passive revolution and highlights the significance of understanding passive revolutions as concrete historical episodes of mobilisation and state formation.

Review of African Political Economy
Cemal Burak Tansel
Lecturer in International Politics

I am a Lecturer in International Politics in the Department of Politics & International Relations at the University of Sheffield, specialising in the historical sociology of state formation and capitalist development in the Middle East and the political economy of development.