1 دانشیار گروه علوم سیاسی دانشکده حقوق و علوم سیاسی دانشگاه تهران
2 کارشناسی ارشد علوم سیاسی دانشکده حقوق و علوم سیاسی دانشگاه تهران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Revolution theoreticians have declared contending and approximately incompatible theories, caused in bewilderment among concerned field enthusiasts. As a result, some have intended to categorize these theories till reduce bewilderment, and make them easier to study. One of these theoreticians is Jack Goldstone who at first categorized theories of revolution into three generations. But after the beginning of 1990s, he suggests, we are transferring into fourth generation of revolution theories that considering the defects of first three revolution theories in explaining revolutions and has more generality in comparison with previous generations, so can be used as complementary beside three previous generations.