Charles Tilly's scientific contributions

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... This aspect, defined by authors such as Zygmunt Bauman (2000) as the "politics of life", is also the grassroots for the formation of conflictual collective action and social movement. The second dimension relates to the national polity (Tilly, 1978), and the decision-making space in the public sphere where official and institutionalised actors play their "game of power", facing an audience within legal procedures (constitutions, law, institutions and so on) in a nationally based jurisdiction. This is defined by the democratic process, and it controls the power of the State. ...