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In political science, a revolution is a fundamental and relatively sudden change in political power and political organization which occurs when the population revolts against the government, typically due to perceived oppression or political incompetence. In book V of the Politics, the Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle described two types of political revolution:

  1. Complete change from one constitution to another
  2. Modification of an existing constitution.

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Organizations relating to Revolution

Pan-African Revolutionary Socialist Party / Est. 1983
Organization for Latin American Solidarity / Est. 1966
International Recusant Manuscript Society
United Nations Observer Group in Central America / Est. 1989
Troisième voie: Groupe du 12 mars / Est. 1987
The World Revolution
World Centre for the Studies and Researches of the Green Book
International Commission on the History of the Russian Revolution / Est. 1985
World Federation of Jewish Fighters, Partisans and Camp Inmates / Est. 1970
All-African People's Revolutionary Party / Est. 1968
International Union of Revolutionary Writers / Est. 1925
Agreement Respecting Internal Revolutions and Neutrality / Est. 1911
Comité international socialiste pour la défense de la révolution nicaraguayenne / Est. 1980
Revolutionary Marxist Tendency of the Fourth International / Est. 1963
International Organization for Aid to Revolutionaries / Est. 1922
Alliance révolutionnaire Caraïbe
World Committee of the World Congress of the Partisans of Peace / Est. 1949
Mouvement universitaire pour la révolution spirituelle
International Committee of Artists in Support of the Palestinian Uprising
International Institute of History of the French Revolution / Est. 1936
Jesus Movement / Est. 1969
Communist Revolutionaries in Europe
Centre de recherches révolutionnaires
Revolutionary Socialist Student Federation
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace / Est. 1919

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World Problems relating to Revolution

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate riot control
Non-violent political revolution
Student revolt
Technological revolution
Violent revolution
Inciting riot
Inhumane methods of riot control
Economic revolution
Extrajudicial courts and tribunals
Cultural revolution
Social fragmentation through political pluralism
Inadequate post-riot assistance

Action Strategies relating to Revolution

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Controlling riots
Extending communist revolution
Providing post-riot assistance
Engaging in cultural revolution
Engaging in technological revolution
Cultural revolution
Engaging in non-violent political revolution
Humanizing methods of riot control
Improving riot control
Engaging in economic revolution
Causing scientific revolution
Hastening cognitive mobilization
Exploiting violent revolution

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