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  1. Revolutionary movement

    Revolutionary movement is a specific type of social movement dedicated to carrying out a revolution. Charles Tilly defines it as "a social movement advancing exclusive competing claims to control of the state, or some segment of it". It is defined more simply by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper as "a social movement that seeks, as minimum, to overthrow the government or state"; those definition are consistent with those in other works. Social movement may want to make various reforms, and gain some control of the state, but as long as they do not aim for an exclusive control, they are not revolutionary. Social movements may become more radical and revolutionary, and vice versa - revolutionary movements can scale down their demands and agree to share powers with others, becoming a political party. Goodwin distinguishes between a conservative and radical revolutionary movements, depending on how much of a change they want to introduce. A conservative or reformist revolutionary movement will want to change fewer elements of the soci-economic and cultural system that a radical reformist movement.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revolutionary movement in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revolutionary movement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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